Beautiful mansion that takes you back to another era. The restoration that was done is great. A must visit.
Definitely worth visiting. We went on Museum Day, Due to the number of people, they had docents in each room rather than a guided tour. We will definitely go back for the tour.
The mansion is beautiful and there is some great history. Unfortunately, much of the house was off limits (at least to our tour), but the portions we saw were beautiful and well maintained.
I visited the mansion recently with a group and found the building and most of the grounds to be absolutely stunning. The male docent who led our group, however was a pill. He conducted our tour with an air of superiority and was sarcastic when answering questions. It's worth the time to visit this wonderfully restored building to see the... More
Lots of people visit Stanford University, but who was the woman who founded it? Why? The Stanford Mansion tells that story beautifully.
Free tour of the Stanford Mansion was an excellent way to learn about California history - and about the Stanford Family and their influence on California that is still in existence today. Lovely old mansion that has been lovingly restored. Bring quarters to park on the street!
The docent was well informed, the home has been restored and I loved the dining room with all the furniture that had railroad symbolism carved in to it. The bedroom upstairs where the room was divided, with half set up as it was during its orphanage days and the other half set up as it was when the home was... More
The mansion is very nicely maintained and restored inside-- there is still work to be done on the outside. Be sure to ask about Stanford's wife and how her mysterious death--
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