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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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Beautiful Historic and Functional Mansion

We went to the Mansion on Memorial Day, and admission and street parking were free. CALL AHEAD to make sure they are open for tours, because they are a Reception Center, and are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The mansion itself is impressive from the outside. Due to time constraints, we were unable to join the tour that starts on the hour. However, the State worker at the desk at the Visitors Center could have been more polite about providing that information, rather than a rude, "You just missed the tour; now you have to sit here and... More 

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Vacaville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We went to the Mansion on Memorial Day, and admission and street parking were free. CALL AHEAD to make sure they are open for tours, because they are a Reception Center, and are closed some days. The mansion is only viewed during docent led tours that are led hourly. We were there one hour total, so it could be seen... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The restoration of this historic downtown mansion was nicely done. Start at the visitors center and watch the short videos before you take the guided tour. My friend and I were lucky the day we went because our "group" consisted of just the two of us and the docent. We had a very interesting tour and learned a lot. If... More 

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LA/OC
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46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The docents have a lot of great stories to tell about the house, the evolution of the mansion and its use, all told within the context of the times in which the family lived – so I won’t steal the tour guide’s material or ruin it for you. If you have an interest in California history, US history; if you... More 

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Whitehorse, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I wasn't planning on visiting this place. I happened to park across the street from it and since my trip to the Crocker museum didn't take as long as anticipated, I came back for the hourly tour. The house itself has been extensively renovated but there are still some authentic touches. The decoration is very period and museum quality, even... More 

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Templeton, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We were the only two people visiting the house at the time that we went (Mon. @3pm), but the tour guide happily gave us a private tour. She was so nice and well informed and told us lots of interesting info about the house, furnishings and the various occupants over the years. She really went out of her way to... More 

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Lowell, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This is historic mansion has an amazing history and is still being used today by our governors for diplomatic entertaining. Our tour guide was a very sweet woman who had worked in the mansion for decades and had unique, behind-the-scenes stories to share. My two kids, ages nine and eight, loved it and got a free treat at the end.... More 

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Sacramento, California, Usa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This is an old historic house nestled between plenty of downtown office buildings. This multi story mansion converted house is often used for diplomats visiting the California capitol. Hours are mostly standard business hours. Staff are mostly helpful with various questions asked throughout the house. No pictures are allowed. This place reminds me of the Winchester mystery house. Lots of... More 

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

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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Additional Information about Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park

Address: Address: cnr of 8th and 'N' Sts, Sacramento, CA
Phone Number: 916 324 0575
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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