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Mormon Battalion Historic Site

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Nice stop

The volunteer staff was nice and friendly. We spent about 1 hour here in their interactive exhibit... read more

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Lehi, Utah
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Great peice of history

I really enjoyed this visit. Love history of all kinds but this told a great story we won't see in... read more

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Dacula, Georgia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The volunteer staff was nice and friendly. We spent about 1 hour here in their interactive exhibit. Fun way to learn a little about San Diego history

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KristinB284
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I really enjoyed this visit. Love history of all kinds but this told a great story we won't see in any normal history lesson. Don't miss this!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank timothyeruiz
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a good place to visit. Volunteers make up for the lack of things to see. They know their story well and will give you information that you did not know. The best part is that they gave us a voucher to have a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank youcanhandlethetruth
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a a very pleasant trip with engaging displays and history of a group of civilians who made major sacrifices to help settle the western US. The small museum and gold panning at the end, with the view from the tower were very nice...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank oregonfamilytravel50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was such a nice surprise. You will learn the history of the Mormon Battalion and their involvement in the Mexican/American war. This is not a lecture, its a story that is fun for both children and adults as you move from room to room...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kimber C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was not overly impressed but still think its worth a stop if only to visit the neighborhood. Plan an hour at the site and 3 more eating and drinking in Old City area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bevans130
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a free activity in Ole Town. The video presentation was excellent and very informative. This is definite visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tim G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful exhibit and bonus it is free. This is worth the time and even if you had to pay it is worth the time. An excellent interactive demonstration to history that we were not aware of. Not pushing the religion, but reinacting the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Such a fun and informative historical site just on the edge of Old Town in San Diego. Very interesting and engaging experience. Would be great with children too. There is absolutely NO pressure about religion. Just an informative and creative presentation on an early San...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank balanceok
Reviewed 7 November 2018

What an outstanding stop with the family! The building is modern and functional and the tour guides and program was exceptional. Many surprises were in store for the younger grand-kids and it was very interactive. They loved it and at the end there was a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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15 July 2018|
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Response from 91GrownYoungWoman | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately there is no gift shop but they'll take a picture of your group with their background and camera and give you the picture as a souvenir. And when you go in the tour to the gold pottery section you may take one... More
29 July 2016|
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Response from lxjuarez | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, but please give them a call. Here is their number. 619 298 3317