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Address: 15th & I Streets, Modesto, CA 95354
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Very Beautiful Home

This is a very beautiful home we almost lost it to a fire a few years ago I am so thankful that they were stored it and we can still visit it. I want to go back at Christmas time... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2016
lic0rice
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Oakdale, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The McHenry Mansion is super charming. Having a docent follow you from room to room like a conversational mugger, not so much. Still,worth a gander and a lovely space for formal events.

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Oakdale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

This is a very beautiful home we almost lost it to a fire a few years ago I am so thankful that they were stored it and we can still visit it. I want to go back at Christmas time when it is all decorated it is magical

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Modesto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

The staff is really good. They sit and let you enjoy the exhibits but if you have a question they are very helpful. Lots of good, interesting, high quality exibits.

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Modesto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

The tour was very informative and entertaining. The mansion was decorated for Christmas and is just beautiful. I did A LOT of my Christmas shopping at the gift shop. Very unique selections and lots of seasonal items. I will be back there after the holidays for any gifts I need.

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

I visited the Dickens Faire, Farmer's Market and was able to tour the historic mansion as well? Authentic furnishings, looking out the window I could envision how it might have been when it was the Mchenry's home.

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Troy, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Came across this at the least minute and glad we did. The volunteers who gave the free tours were very interested in showing you the renovated mansion. Great historical information around this mansion. Definitely glad we found this treasure.

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Gorgeous old mansion with fascinating history! Be sure to make it a must to do over the Christmas season. The mansion and the docents are all decorated for the season!

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Kennewick, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

What a wonderful old mansion in California history. How great it is to see an old mansion restored to the way it was. It is well worth the time spent. It costs nothing but you will be enriched with life the way it was before the streets were paved. If you are there the night before the tour take some... More 

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

My wife and I were escorted on a tour of the mansion by a very knowledgeable docent. The tour is worth it just for the historical background provided. The mansion itself is in a constant state of upgrade as funding becomes available, and hearing its own history is also very interesting. We'd recommend this tour to anyone and especially those... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Interesting place. The kids loved it. We went as a little tread for the kids and they enjoyed it a lot. We got some history and fun in one trip.

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