The Monterey Bay Area Sights

Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park

  • 144 School St. Map It
  • Santa Cruz
  • Historic District/Site

Updated 05/08/2015

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On the northern fringes of downtown is the site of California's 12th Spanish mission, built in the 1790s and destroyed by an earthquake in 1857. A museum in a restored 1791 adobe and a half-scale replica of the mission church are part of the complex.

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144 School St., at Adobe St., Santa Cruz, California, 95060, United States

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Mon. and Thurs.–Sat. 10–4, Sun. noon–4 (call to confirm)

Updated 05/08/2015


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