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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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Great refurbished house

Definitely a must see, the house has been restored nicely and the tour which is about a hour is really good, a gem in the middle of high rises

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Definitely a must see, the house has been restored nicely and the tour which is about a hour is really good, a gem in the middle of high rises

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Orcutt, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I wasn't even planning on going there but then saw how it was rated on trip advisor. We went and we are so glad we did! Beautifully restored mansion with beautiful architecture. The real gem was the tour guide, Curtis. He was so knowledgable in the history of the Stanford family. It made it come alive and even my 7... More 

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Meridian, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Well worth the time. The guided tour gave us substantial insight into early California history and into the family tha so impacted it.

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Brit at Large
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This house can only be visited by guided tour, which takes about 45 minutes. The house belonged to Leland Stanford, chairman of the Central Pacific Railroad company and founder of Stamford University. The house is a remarkable survivor - in particular a remarkable amount of orignal furnishings have survived as a result of the history of the house. Understanding how... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Great guide and we learned a lot about the Stanford family as well as the history of Sacramento in that era. It's amazing that so much of the furniture has survived. The tour takes about 45 mins on the hour and is free. Highly recommended.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

I have been all over the country and the world, and this was the best tour I have ever been on. The primary tour guide and the other one in training were phenomenal with their facts and insight. A trip to Sacramento would not be complete without visiting the Leland Stanford Mansion.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This was an amazing tour. The guild was so good. Beautiful house. Great information. Thanks so much. Tours start on the hour.

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Really enjoyed this slice of California history. I love the opportunity to see how these old mansions are laid out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Did not know the history behind this place before visiting. Tour was really good. All the history of the area was mention as we toured.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The tour had a lot of interesting information about Leland Stanford and the house was impressive,but our guide took too much time talking about things that weren't important. The tour could have been reduced by about 20 minutes and would have kept more people interested. Plus all the parking spots are 2 hour max, so if you don't time things... More 

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