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Mission Inn: Seeing the World in a Day

August 10, 2008 ·

At the Mission Inn Museum they seek to tell the history of Frank Miller and the Mission Inn, in addition to connecting you with the larger histories of Riverside, Southern California, art and architectural styles, and the missions. Unfortunately, with over 10,000 items in the collection, many of the Inn’s unique treasures remain hidden in storage because there simply is not enough space to display everything. The Mission Inn Museum’s new exhibit, Seeing the World in a Day: International Treasures of the Mission Inn, opening July 10, 2008 and on exhibit through September 30, seeks to remedy this by featuring an array of artifacts from around the world that have been, until now, out of public view. In this exhibit you will see treasures from the Inn’s lobby, Kiva, St. Francis Chapel, Spanish Art Gallery, Fuji-Kan room, and Cloister Art Shop.

Come take a step back in time and visit the Mission Inn Museum

The museum is located at 3696 Main Street Riverside, CA 92501

They also offer a 75-minute walking tour. The cost is $12 for adults, children under twelve are free with an adult.  Call the museum at (951) 788-9556 during regular business hours for available tour times and reservations.

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One Response to “Mission Inn: Seeing the World in a Day”

  1. Heidi Franklin on August 10th, 2008 8:44 am

    The Mission Inn is a Riverside Treasure. On special occasions I like to go to their Sunday brunch, which is amazing.