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Address: 2960 Peralta Oaks Court, Oakland, CA 94605
Phone Number: 510-615-5555
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: A prime example of Victorian taste and wealth.

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Beautiful House and Grounds

The mansion makes for a beautiful setting for a wedding and the grounds are really nice for a stroll or picnic.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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SF, California
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547 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The mansion makes for a beautiful setting for a wedding and the grounds are really nice for a stroll or picnic.

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Alta Loma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We went for the annual Easter egg hunt! We also took a brief tour and visited the gift shop! A must visit.

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Oakland, California
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Can be warm and if crowded warm isn't super fun There are few places to sit, but a nice historic location. I don't recommend the Easter egg hunt here!!! Too many kids (hundreds).

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Chicago, Illinois
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

You have to visit to see what I mean. This is a great place for an afternoon stroll, a little meditation or just to sit and eat your lunch. Historic charm and a hidden gem. Looking to plan a private party or wedding, don't skip over this place. Private, gorgeous and glorious!

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Fremont, California
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2,748 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We have enjoyed a number of visits to Dunsmuir House; the latest being in April. We have toured the house. They do a number of events here. Our favorite is the Christmas events and one year when they offered it we loved going to the Christmas tea there. We usually look at their web site to see what events are... More 

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Concord
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225 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Well done, with period furnishings. Many special events, and the Winter Holiday special decorations are beautiful.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We attended the Art Deco Society of California's Gatsby Summer Afternoon at the estate and it was a delightful event. There were enough shade trees to stay comfortable even in Indian Summer! The house tour was even more enjoyable because the docent had stories about being a girl in the house. The bathroom facilities are spacious and wonderful! Plenty of... More 

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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The Dunsmuir House itself is pretty interesting, but I feel frustrated when I tour houses and can't touch things. To make up for that though, the grounds are amazing. Not many people go here, so if you're looking for a lot of people free space this is a good place to go. There is a duck pond and a little... More 

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Hayward, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Have been here more than once. We have found it a very interesting place to visit. Good local history.

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piedmont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This formerly private property is well suited for indoor and outdoor events. It has a small mansion for intimate parties. The Pavilion is beautiful for weddings, too. The large mansion is decorated for the Christmas season. The Carriage House could also be used for parties. The meadows and small lake are well kept and can be used for hayrides. Parking... More 

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Additional Information about Dunsmuir House

Address: 2960 Peralta Oaks Court, Oakland, CA 94605
Phone Number: 510-615-5555
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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