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“Informative and Interesting” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tor House

Tor House
26304 Ocean View Avenue, Carmel, CA 93923
831 624 1813
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Ranked #5 of 25 Attractions in Carmel
Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Cultural
Activities: Group tours/day tour
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Owner description: The historic home of the poet Robinson Jeffers is open to the public for group tours.
Manila, Philippines
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128 reviews 128 reviews
54 attraction reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
“Informative and Interesting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

My sister and I booked our tour of the Tor house and were very excited about it. We were not disappointed. Our docent was amazing. I wish I had written my review sooner when I remembered his name. He was an English teacher before he retired and was very passionate about Robinson Jeffers. He was very informative and managed to keep it entertaining at the same time. I highly recommend taking this tour.

Visited April 2013
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Riverbank, California
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83 reviews 83 reviews
23 attraction reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“Amazing history”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013 via mobile

Beautiful ocean view with amazing architectural interest and historical background as well. We were fortunate to find a poetry reading event at Tor House. Cute museum, kind docents and very interesting place. Call ahead to check hours open. Truly a GEM in Carmel.

Visited September 2012
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Charlbury, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Interesting place run by volunteers.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Interesting inside in a beautiful setting and well run by hardworking volunteers. A lovely and fulfilling way to spend a couple of hours and delight your senses.

Visited April 2013
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Redwood City, California
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138 reviews 138 reviews
55 attraction reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“ENJOYABLE,AND INTERESTING”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

This is an interesting Carmel home to visit, it was a famous carmel author"s home, It is a nice way to see what the old homes of Carmel look like.

Visited September 2012
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Los Alamitos, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
21 attraction reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“I Didn't Think Carmel-by-the-Sea Could Get Better!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

We have vacationed in Carmel for over 40 years and always loved every minute of it. But, we discovered the Tor House and Hawk Tower Tour and it made our last visit to Carmel magical. The tour was far beyond what we envisioned. Our docent was incredible placing us in the building of the structures, letting us into the personal lives of the Jeffers family and friends, and the events of the community through the years. Don't miss this tour with that wonderful view of the Pacific Ocean.

Visited March 2013
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