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McHenry Mansion

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Address: 15th & I Streets, Modesto, CA 95354
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Wonderful restoration

This house has been restored brilliantly, the furniture and the artefacts in the house have been sourced to reflect the period in which the house was a family home. The guides... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This house has been restored brilliantly, the furniture and the artefacts in the house have been sourced to reflect the period in which the house was a family home. The guides were very welcoming and very knowledgeable. We would certainly recommend a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice way to spend 1hr. Interesting stories of a local historical family. House is nice and ladies/tour guides are very delightful.

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Thank Jenny S
Modesto, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Plan a visit to our McHenry Mansion Visitor Center and Mansion, the McHenry Museum and have lunch in downtown Modesto where there are many great places to eat. You'll be glad you paid a visit to Modesto and even understand the history of the Central Valley a bit more.

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Thank mareehawkins
Salida, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The McHenry Mansion is a beautifully restored Victorian Italianate Mansion of 10,000 square feet. All the furniture are period pieces, with some original furnishings. Tours are given on the half hour starting at 12:30 Sunday through Friday. Last full tour is at 3p.m. Tours begin in the Visitors Center/Gift shop with a 10 minute video. Total time is about an... More 

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Thank 777VirginiaB777
Riverbank, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here a few times and who dos,t like visiting an old mansion. a friend who was with me got the chills and said "something bad happened in this room" and wanted to leave immediately.. Maybe the para normal people should pay it a visit.

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Thank Douglas D
Modesto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think the Mansion has a lot to offer for the public. It is quite the gem for Modesto. It depicts life in the 1800 in Modesto and has many, many original baubles for people to enjoy.

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Thank srwbvf
Modesto, California, United States
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

It has quite a bit of history about Modesto and the foundering families that settled this area. Along with artifacts from days long ago . Cool amount of pictures, and stories about the main group of families and their business they conducted

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Thank Noreen S
San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

McHenry Mansion is not a hotel, but a trip into the past. Well over a century old, it exemplifies the spirit and style of a bygone era. This was a private home that still has many of the original appointments, indicating a comfortable, well-to-do lifestyle. By modern standards, the style is formal and a bit cold, but it led this... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

When you arrive you can read about the family in the gift shop, I also knew some from a history book.. The tour guide was a little curt & quick, Took everything a little too personally, Like a librarian does.. I asked her about a room that i did know someone had died in & she got a little upset... More 

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Modesto, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

This is the most beautifully restored Victoian mansion that I have ever visited. Inside and out, it is colorful, tastefully done with a history that is a credit to the Central Valley. Knowledgeable docents give informative tours and it's free!!

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