Mission San Miguel Entrance

For the purposes of this page I’m reproducing the map from the map page as it helps establish where things are…

Tourist Map

I’ve arranged the photos to follow a “standard” tour as you would be guided by the self-guided aid given out by the mission. You’ll be moving back and forth between outside and inside during the tour. Now, let’s get started…

Guest entrance
Picture taken 1:15pm 22 Apr 2001

 

Your tour starts at the guest entrance coming in from the parking lot. Directly through the gate you encounter the Hannon statue of Saint Serra. Don’t forget to rub the toe for luck.

Hannon statue
Picture taken
1:15pm 22 Apr 2001

This area of the patio is also populated with examples of the various tools used during the mission area, including the oven, cart, and olive press seen here.

Oven and cart
Picture taken 1:20pm 22 Apr 2001

Olive press
Picture taken 1:20pm 22 Apr 2001

 Just ahead of you and on the right you’ll find the entrance to the gift shop and the start of the self-guided tour.