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Address: 300 Grant Street, Campbell, Campbell, CA 95008
Phone Number: 408 866 2119
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12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Lovely Historic Campbell Mansion

We ended up in Cambpell California for an event in nearby San Jose. We chose Campbell because the prices for the hotels seemed cheaper - anyway we read about historic Ainsley... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
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San Jose
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29 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

I remember when this house was on the original site. It was moved to the present site and restored for others to see. It is very unique and the owner has a very interesting history. He was involved with one of the first canneries in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We ended up in Cambpell California for an event in nearby San Jose. We chose Campbell because the prices for the hotels seemed cheaper - anyway we read about historic Ainsley House and took a Sunday tour. We thoroughly enjoyed it, having gone through the huge Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, this was a piece of cake. I especially... More 

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I enjoyed touring the Ainsley House, which is near the Civic center of Campbell. Ainsley house is an English Tudor Revival style home which was built in the 1920s. It was the home of Campbell canning pioneer John Colpitts Ainsley and his wife Alcinda. The house was relocated to its current location. There are nice gardens around the Ainsley House.... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

very interesting tour and beautiful house If you love english cottages you must visit. Stumbled onto this place walking through the historic district and enjoyed it very much

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Sunnyvale, California, USA
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

This home is a piece of history. It originally was situated at the site of the present day EBAY, at the corner of Hamilton and Bascom Ave. I witnessed as it was carefully moved from that site to its current site. The homes decor is period dated and the lavish woodwork and the unique roof is a big draw.. The... More 

2 Thank wmcalister
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

this place is so cool I would love to own it and live here I am glad they rsaved it from distruction. will go back agqain, and not to far from the librerry

Thank reddresspurple
San Ramon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

A group of us recently toured this gem in downtown Cambell, CA what a surprise to find such a gem in the heart of town. The city has preserved a wonderful piece of it's heritage, and the docents are rightly proud of this property and the adjacent city museum.

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