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Old Mission San Jose

43300 Mission Blvd, Fremont, CA 94539-5829
+1 510-657-1797 ext. 100
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Local History Brought to Life

This was a visit for which I had no expectations or preconceptions. What I found was a museum... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dave G
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Bicester, United Kingdom
Such a great place to visit!

First time visiting Mission San Jose and it was an incredible experience. The church is a sight to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Saffire7
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Long Beach, California
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  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
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“gift shop” (7 reviews)
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43300 Mission Blvd, Fremont, CA 94539-5829
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+1 510-657-1797 ext. 100
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a visit for which I had no expectations or preconceptions. What I found was a museum tracing the early history of the location from initiation by Hispanic monks with displays of artefacts, historical documents and explanatory text. It was comprehensive in the treatment...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time visiting Mission San Jose and it was an incredible experience. The church is a sight to see, and I highly recommend a visit to anyone within the area. Spiritually uplifting and humbling.

Thank Saffire7
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

This is just another mission church like many others that you can find in California. The church is relatively large but there is nothing here that really stands out. We came about half an hour before closing. We thought we might have to hurry. As...More

Thank Michael K
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Mission has original buildings. The graveyard which holds many early pioneers. A interesting way to spend a few hours...

Thank William S
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Authentic Spanish Mission with rectory and cemetery embedded in residential Fremont. The size of the church is smaller than expected, but the entire grounds are accessible and include a small museum/gift shop. Worth a visit, and will not take long.

Thank Mchangle
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

If you collect missions, like we do, you have to visit this one. If you're looking for an average mission, maybe slightly above average, this one will do.

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

I loved it there we studied everything not super fancy or what i was expecting but... Thanks trip advisor!

Thank Zaira S
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

This is not the most impressive Mission, nor the biggest, nor the fanciest. But it is a beautiful slice of California history. Each Mission has its own character. Nice gift shop, cemetery. Wonderful for weddings and musical performances. It's a bit off the beaten path...More

Thank Dorcas K
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

I have been visiting the California missions. There are 21 from Sonoma to San Diego. It's on my bucket list to visit them all. This is not the most beautiful, but it was interesting nonetheless. More beautiful inside than out. Great museum, nice gift shop...More

Thank Woodpecker48
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Visited late on Memorial Day, 2017. Glad to have a chance to visit such a wonderful reminder of Missionary work and dedication, Included in the tour is an excellent gift shop with many religious and secular items (like postcards). Well worth the 20 mile trip...More

Thank Richard S
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