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Rancho Los Alamitos

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6400 E Bixby Hill Rd, Long Beach, CA 90815-4706
+1 562-431-3541
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Slice of history in our backyard

I learned so much about Cal State Long Beach(both my children attended) from the docent that gave... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ginahicks921
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Signal Hill, California
Stroll through a time of elegant, yet simple living!

The Rancho, once part of a large, working cattle ranch, is restored to its mid -30s simple, yet... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jeesharp
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Historic site was part of a massive Spanish land grant in 1784 and today serves as a living history museum comprised of six agricultural buildings, working blacksmith shop, magnificent gardens and a rambling adobe ranch built in 1800.
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6400 E Bixby Hill Rd, Long Beach, CA 90815-4706
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I learned so much about Cal State Long Beach(both my children attended) from the docent that gave the tour. Beautiful home and grounds. Loved hearing about the start of the area and the family that gave so much.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rancho, once part of a large, working cattle ranch, is restored to its mid -30s simple, yet elegant living style. The home and all out buildings have been lovingly brought back to their original style and grace. The Rancho boasts exquisite grounds mixed with...More

Thank Jeesharp
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Step back in time to the wonders of living on a beautiful hilltop in Long Beach before WWII -- to the Fred and Florence Bixby's charming homestead known to neighbors as Bixby Ranch. You will enjoy seeing the massive barns, expansive and inspiring gardens and...More

Thank Connie Z
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rancho Los Alamitos is an incredible, serene gem, right in the middle of a busy city. The grounds are spectacular. The history is so interesting. The plants, trees, rocks, everything, is beautiful. There is something for everyone. Kids will love the animals. The gift store...More

Thank Zinnea
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Reviewed May 10, 2018

This is free and a beautiful place! Take the tour it is very informative! This is one of the first estates in what is now known as california! The history, the house, the gardens, the horses, this is a fun place to visit!

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Rancho Los Alamitos is tucked away in a beautiful gated community but well worth the trip. The experience is free but I highly recommend leaving a donation. They do a great job with keep the grounds beautiful and well maintained. It was a very interesting...More

Thank Angela M
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

The staff were so gracious and friendly and took time with my questions. Especially nice was a personal garden tour.

Thank jackii49
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

Even if you aren't a history buff, you'll enjoy an afternoon exploring this beautifully landscaped, and historically accurate site. Of particular interest is the Rancho's Christmas event with decorations and characters in costumes of the time - telling about events of the time - and...More

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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Always interested in California history. Take the tour. It is inside a gated community. Free entrance and tour.

Thank Starviagera
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

What a peaceful, hidden gem situated in the middle of a private neighborhood. Don't let the guard at the bottom of the hill deter you. They are welcoming as is Rancho Los Alamitos. They have wonderful events too for all ages. Beautiful historic gardens, animals,...More

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