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Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park

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Address: cnr of 8th and 'N' Sts, Sacramento, CA
Phone Number: 916 324 0575
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Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Free and fun!

My family and I visited the mansion on a Sunday morning. We arrived at 11:05, and the man in the visitor center told us that we could join the tour that had just started, since... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Coalinga, CA
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Coalinga, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

My family and I visited the mansion on a Sunday morning. We arrived at 11:05, and the man in the visitor center told us that we could join the tour that had just started, since the next tour wasn't until noon. Our tour guide was pleasant and knowledgeable, the mansion beautiful, and we enjoyed it.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

What a beautiful mansion. It gives you a step back in time to see how the super wealthy lived. This is where the Governor will hold private parties. Well worth the trip.

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Yakima, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

So, we had heard from others about this mansion that was once an orphanage. My husband and I are huge history buffs! We knew we HAD to tour. But we had apparently arrived a little early. The building is supposed to open around 9am but the hours are NOT listed anywhere on the outside of the gate. We waked through... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

For the price of 45 minutes of your time you will be treated to a tour of the fully furnished mansion with a very friendly and knowledgable guide. I was surprised that you were let into almost all of the rooms...not just peering in from a roped doorway. Here is a chance to get a brief glimpse into California history... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The place has been fantastic restored and it is a very nice place to visit. you can spend 1 - 2 hrs viewing it. really enjoyed seeing the architecture so well preserved.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

A brief google search of things to see in Sacramento led us to the museum. Our tour was narrated by a lovely elderly woman who knew her stuff. When we walked into the living room I literally gasped - so huge and so beautiful! Definitely recommend it.

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Chico, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Its worth a stroll through, especially if you are a victorian architecture fan; and its size will impress. Well maintained, though the art on the walls and statuary are a bit underwhelming, though there are a couple california landscapes worth your attention.

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Huntington Beach, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Annie was our extraordinary docent on this amazing tour of this amazing structure. (We travel a lot and say she is one of the best we have ever had!) We absolutely loved this house and the history and the lore. Do not miss it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Wow! I am so impressed with this place and happy to have stumbled upon it. The tour was fantastic; Jolene did a wonderful job. The tour is free (a pleasant surprise when I arrived!), and the home has been beautifully restored to its 1872 glory. I highly recommend a visit!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We had gone to see the Governor's mansion but some rooms were closed so we ran all the way to this mansion. We arrived just a few minutes too late for the tour and asked if we could join it. After a little consideration, we were allowed to. Strange as we were, in fact, the only people on this tour!... More 

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