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Rancho Los Alamitos

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Jump into a Beautiful 1930's Christmas.

The Rancho was dressed for Christmas and it did not disappoint. They had a special tour of the... read more

Reviewed December 19, 2018
799eileen
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Los Alamitos, California
Docent Tour of the Home is Special

The reception we received was friendly. While they arranged for our docent tour of the home we... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
Joestuffsda
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Bellflower, California
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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 February 7, 2019 via mobile

Nice tour of house and film. Ladies so helpful and sweet. Unable to see gardens due to rain earlier that week. Otherwise 5 stars and worth the trip!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 19, 2018

The Rancho was dressed for Christmas and it did not disappoint. They had a special tour of the house. A docent was in each room to answer any questions and talk a little of how the Bixby family used the room, bringing the room to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 799eileen
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

We have been before and enjoy the quiet feel while the house is full of history. Hidden away on a private residential estate you can see how much land was part of the original ranch, have a guided tour of the house and relax in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

The reception we received was friendly. While they arranged for our docent tour of the home we asked for a wheelchair. One was available making it easier on us. We did not have time for the gardens, but our experience visiting the home made it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Joestuffsda
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Went with a group . The house tour was interesting but wish we could have seen more of it. The other parts i.e. the farm/each part is pretty typical & not very interesting

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

One of the two Historical Ranchos located in Long Beach. Located inside a gated community at the top of the hill. Located Adjacent to Cal State Long Beach. Check for hours and days that they are open or you will not be given access thru...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank BobandMargie G
Reviewed June 17, 2018

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.

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank ginahicks921
Reviewed June 2, 2018

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

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Jeesharp
Reviewed May 22, 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Connie Z
Reviewed May 21, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Zinnea
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Food only allowed in parking area, there are tables. visit web site listed for full information. Enjoy this historical site in Long Beach. Stupid tripadvisor won't let me list website. Search item below for full... More
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