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Rancho Los Cerritos

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4600 N Virginia Rd, Long Beach, CA 90807-1916
+1 562-570-1755
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Local history at it's best.

We have been coming to Rancho Los Cerritos for over 25 years and never get tired of it. The... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2016
Katherine H
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Long Beach, California
Visit a historical Long Beach homestead

Short movie downstairs good for introduction. Docent lead tour lasts about an hour including the... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2016
booptraveler
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Built in 1844, this is one of the last remaining two-story adobe structures still in existence in southern California, combining both Mexican and American architectural styles and building elements.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average1%
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4600 N Virginia Rd, Long Beach, CA 90807-1916
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+1 562-570-1755
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Reviewed August 6, 2016

We have been coming to Rancho Los Cerritos for over 25 years and never get tired of it. The history, the family fun events, summer concerts on the grass are all so lovely.

1  Thank Katherine H
Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Short movie downstairs good for introduction. Docent lead tour lasts about an hour including the house interior and grounds. Interesting to learn the history of long beach in general and this property in particular. The property is decorated with period pieces to see how people...More

2  Thank booptraveler
Reviewed March 26, 2016

Long Beach was once two ranchos. All that is left is the adobe ranch house and it is great. The museum shows what life was like on a Rancho in the 1870's and after updating in the 1930's. A dedicated staff of volunteer tour guides...More

1  Thank califken
Reviewed January 6, 2016

Leave behind you the hectic city as you drive thru Bixby Knolls past the Virgina Country Club and enter the world of the 1880's. Begin your visit with a descent into the basement of the visitors center to watch a brief film that brings you...More

2  Thank Contribution2All
Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

We loved the tour. So much history! You where able to see all the rooms and how they where used in the era. Very informative.

1  Thank Lori N
Reviewed August 5, 2015

A very nice place to spend an afternoon. There's a rancho that you can take a guided tour of, and very small gardens to wander through.

1  Thank AB4415
Reviewed July 12, 2015

Tours of the Rancho are led by docents dressed in period attire depicting someone from the Rancho's past. There are many, so each tour is a different experience and perspective of life at the Rancho. You might have a family member or a worker. Our...More

1  Thank LongBeachUS
Reviewed June 2, 2015

As much as I love what's going on in Long Beach right now, it's always good to look back at where we came from. This is a fun museum with good info on the history and founding of the city and the area in general....More

1  Thank jree261
Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

Rich in history. Staff were very friendly. Highly recommend to other families. I felt like I was no longer in L.A., lol.

1  Thank Alisa G
Reviewed April 15, 2015

Early Southern California history. Browse the beautiful grounds and gardens. Check in for a guided tour of the ranch house and hear how they lived in days gone by. Free to the public, children welcome. Gift shop. Donations accepted. A wonderful time to spend the...More

1  Thank luvs2fly246
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