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Coronado Visitor Center

1100 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-3407
+1 619-437-8788
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1100 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-3407
+1 619-437-8788
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coronado is amazing. I can't wait to go back. I love California. I am hoping someday to live in this beautiful state.

Thank Lolligirl56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great stop to learn the islands history and many famous faces that have visited! Located on the beach next to Hotel del Coronado this is easy to access with good hours. Tip: Free public restrooms, hard to find near the beach!

Reviewed 16 April 2017

I enjoyed this place - the gal at the front desk was exceptionally warm and friendly. Loved her. She could answer any question that you could think of. The museum is free and it does an incredible job at laying out the history of the...More

Thank Charrie63
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

A nice little informational center and museum right in the middle of Downtown on Orange Avenue. If you're visiting Coronado for the first time, I recommend making this your first stop. As everything really is free of charge, you have nothing to lose. Grab some...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 1 March 2017

nice visitor center with area for history of coronado. good brochures and maps of the area. stop here first!

Thank tomX280TU
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I want to stay here. What a lovely hotel, quaint and right out of an old movie.... beautiful! There was a lot of action even though the weekend was a bit rainy. We enjoyed touring the grounds and browsing the shops. We had lunch in...More

Thank spajnky
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Start your Coronado visit at the Visitors Center if you can. They have a great helpful staff, maps, and an interesting little museum to give you a general background. It is close to many sites and cute shops line the street around it. An historic...More

Thank CRMyers
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The volunteers who staffed the Center were helpful in directions and maps. Great location and easy to find.

Thank pingpongspin
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The California VisitorCenter, or the Coronado Historical Association, features displays, gift shop, tours and information for visitors about Coronado and surrounding area.

Thank Mary Ann T
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I was in San Diego for Business and really wanted to see Coronado. I drove into the island and found free parking up the block past the Hotel Del Coronado. I did not stay there but did walk around the beach and through the hotel....More

Thank Richard P
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