RIVERSIDE - MI/1 : USA - CA

*Location:

   Mission Inn
   (originally Glenwood Mission Inn)
   Mission Inn Avenue (was Seventh Street)
     between Main and Orange Streets
   Riverside, California, USA
   LL: N 33.98307, W 117.37292
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*Contact:

   Steven T. Spiller,
     Museum & Collections Manager
   Mission Inn Museum
   3696 Main Street
   Riverside, CA  92501-2839
   T: (951)788-9556   or   788-8241
   F: (951)341-6574
   E: info@missioninnmuseum.com

*Schedule:

   Tours daily (contact museum for
   reservations); admission USD12.00 per person.

*Remarks:

   A large collection of bells (at one
   time numbering over 800) of all kinds,
   in museum, in courtyards, and as
   decorations on the buildings in the Inn
   complex; American, European, Spanish
   mission, oriental.

*Technical data:

   Carillon-sized collection of bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Year of latest technical information source is 1994

*Links:

The Mission Inn Website is a commercial hotel facility.

Although some bells are scattered around the Inn, most are within the Mission Inn Museum.  (The "carillon" referenced on this page is made of 25 Deagan tower tubes; in the database it is identified as "MI/2", and it is described here.)

A photo page showing several bells at the main entrance to the Inn, with the "carillon" tower in the background.

(This being a collection, there are no links to maker or size or weight indexes.)

Index to all collections of tower bells.

Index to all tower bell instruments in CA.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 14-Dec-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2006/05/16
   and on technical data last updated on 1995/04/01


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