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The Mission Inn Foundation offers tours led by trained docents on the art, artifacts, architecture, and history of the Mission Inn.  Reservations are highly recommended as we only take a limited number of guests per tour. Seasonal prices subject to change.  For additional questions or concerns, call us at 951-897-2089.  

Landmark Walking Tour – This 75 minute walking tour explores the interior of the National Historic Landmark Mission Inn Hotel, offering the opportunity to see parts of the hotel which are normally inaccessible to the general public, based on availability.  Experience over 120 years of history within the grand rooms of the Mission Inn.

Daily Landmark Walking Tour

Weekdays: 11:30AM, 2:00PM, 4:00PM

Weekends: 11:30AM, 2:00PM, 4:00PM

Group Tours (Unavailable at this time)

Private group tours are available for parties of 15 or more.  Please contact Nanci Larsen to book your group tour at 951-781-8241 or [email protected].

*Advance reservations and a 50% deposit are required for group tours. Discounted rates may be available for groups of 30 or more. 

School Tours (Unavailable at this time)

The Mission Inn Foundation would love your school group of grades three and up to tour the Mission Inn. The tour is a 60-minute walking tour that explores the interior of the National Historic Landmark Mission Inn Hotel, offering the opportunity to see parts of the hotel which are normally inaccessible to the general public, based on availability. Students learn the history of Riverside tied to Mission Inn founder Frank Miller. Tours are $3 per student or teacher and up to one chaperone for every six students. Chaperones beyond the 1:6 ratio are still welcome; however, they will need to purchase a discounted $10 tour ticket. 

Schools may pair their visit to the Mission Inn with pre/post lesson plans provided in our Traveling Trunk Program.

Title 1 Schools

Tours are free for all students and teachers of Title 1 schools and up to one chaperone for every six students. Chaperones beyond the 1:6 ratio are still welcome; however, they will need to purchase a discounted $10 tour ticket. The Mission Inn Foundation is providing bus scholarships of up $350 as a reimbursement for ten title one schools to visit the Mission Inn during the 2023/2024 school year through the generous support of the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation. 

Please note, the ten bus scholarships are available on a first come-first served basis.

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