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Address: 6400 Bixby Hill Rd, Long Beach, CA 90815
Phone Number: 562-431-3541
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Wed - Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Description: Historic site was part of a massive Spanish land grant in 1784 and today...
Historic site was part of a massive Spanish land grant in 1784 and today serves as a living history museum comprised of six agricultural buildings, working blacksmith shop, magnificent gardens and a rambling adobe ranch built in 1800.
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Beautiful grounds, fun to see various animals (horse, goats, rabbits, etc.), great tour of the house.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

If you want to visit a little slice of what life was like during the Spanish/Mexican period in California history, this is a must see. The Rancho and the homestead grounds have been preserved.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Beautiful grounds, fun to see various animals (horse, goats, rabbits, etc.), great tour of the house.

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We arranged for a docent tour for a group of friends. We toured the rancho, had a wonderful lunch and then toured the gardens. The docent was VERY knowledgeable and interesting. the food was yummy and reasonable. I think the tour was free. We were a group of about 14. My favorite part were the gardens, but it was all... More 

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I volunteered for years here on Hispanic cultural projects. It is a great place to spend an afternoon. Educational and historical programming are great.

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This is a very nice place to visit. Especially if you go on 'festival' days. Normally you enter a gated community and let the guard know that you are visiting the Rancho and park on the property. If it a 'festival' day, you park at the college and a tram will take you to the Rancho.

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Having grown up in Long Beach, this was a great place to visit and see more about the history of the area and what it looked like back in the days...

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Orange, California
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Not knowing the beauty of mom's childhood stomping grounds, what a beauty of a historical landmark that has come to life and it's free. I can spend all day. What peace and God's beauty. A must.

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I went here last week with my photography class. This was my first time visiting Rancho Los Alamitos. The gardens are beautiful and the livestock were few but enjoyable especially the horses. It's a peaceful place to spend a few hours taking in history and a perfect place to take pictures of nature. I would recommend taking a few hours... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

So glad we stopped here one afternoon on our way back to our hotel. The grounds are beautiful and enjoyed the history and live animals. Nice spot for a short visit and to learn about and how it expanded over the years and how the Bixby family were a big part of this area.

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Long Beach, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The rancho is the home of the Bixby family, one of Long Beach and Los Angeles County's original large land holders and ranchers. The site offers tours of the Bixby home; has a great introduction video and has at least seven distinct gardens for strolling.

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Address: 6400 Bixby Hill Rd, Long Beach, CA 90815
Phone Number: 562-431-3541
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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