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San Buenaventura Mission, Ventura
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  • This is a must see piece of Ventura history! It was beautiful and so calm and peaceful. If you have the opportunity this is a must. 
  • The size of the mission is very small. There's not much to see. The admission is four dollars for the adults. Their gift shop was very nice and and tons of stuff. 
  • Great for photos, park setting, history, charm. interwoven in neighborhood...not set aside like a museum with an entry fee efore seeing the main attraction. Very European feel. Easy to drop-by just to...  more »
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  • Ok, I probably shouldn't have gone there in the first place. As a progressive person rooting for diversity, equality and freedom, I regret paying $4 going there only to know that my money will probably go into printing another copy of their anti-abortion brochure sitting on the shelves in the church. The staff members are super friendly, which I appreciate. And the architecture is beautiful, which I enjoyed. Nonetheless, the one-sided narration of the history was disturbing, to say the least. There were no mention of the forced labor and the cultural loss of the Chumash people. Somehow they do sell a couple of illustrated children's book about Chumash culture, maybe the guilt finally kicked in.
  • This is a great mission. Very pretty, and well preserved. It fits into the town setting very well.
  • Beautiful Mission located in the town area. Good free parking just west of the Mission in a parking lot on the south side of the street. Well worth a visit.
  • Wow such a unique, warm and welcoming parish. We were truly bleesed to celebrate our Easter with you, our family reflected on the service through out the day and how special the message and experience was for each of us.
  • California Mission History told here is false their can be no beauty behind lies of the Catholic church. 90 percent of Indigenous peoples died enslaved, beaten and raped. How is it beautiful when the land itself was stolen and used for the Churches gain. This is an intitution glorifying criminals .