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I had four ancestors march with the Battalion and my wife had two, so this was a must-visit with our teenage daughters while in San Diego. The tour guides in period costume, the clever use of technology while maintaining an historic feel and the artifacts...More
This is a gem! I took two sons, ages 7 and 13, and we enjoyed the entertaining tour which taught about life threatening travels of the battalion and early pioneers in the area. We even got a commemorative photo. Very well done.
We visited on a very warm September day. We were able to start a tour within 5 minutes. They had cold water and clean bathrooms we could use. The tour was surprisingly interactive and funny especially for our two young kids. It was very informative....More
We really enjoyed the interactive presentation. It was fun watching children enjoying it and it really kept their attention. I think the information about early San Diego was informative and talking about Sutter's mill was just touched on. Pannig for gold afterwards was fun too....More
My husband and I love to learn local history as we travel. I found Mormon Battalion through Trip Advisor, and I am really glad that we went. It is only a block off of Old Town San Diego, and it is a free tour.
Opened in 2010, the site kept and operated by The Mormon Church of Latter-day Saints which members were recruited to Battalion back in 1846, in the wake of Mexican-American war, making it the sole religion-based unit in USA history.
Their mission was to fight in...More
We have been travelling around USA and have read about the Mormon Battalion. We were thrilled to discover this museum. Two members of the Mormon faith gave us a wonderful sequential walk through an interactive museum with talking photos and great films and artefacts that...More
I visited this historical site with 3 other adults.
We took the tour with 2 great missionary tour guides. They were so informed and gave an excellent tour! It’s an interactive tour so young children enjoyed it too! The building is very well maintained and...More
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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
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 gold rock with you. To us it was worth it regardless that there's no gift shop. Have fun and enjoy.