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Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park

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worth visiting if you are already in the area

not too far from the capitol. guided tours every hour on top of the hour, so make sure to time your... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jerry S
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San Jose, California
An historical jewel

On the corner of 8th and N Streets, you will find the Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
juliabemisssmith
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Sacramento, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

not too far from the capitol. guided tours every hour on top of the hour, so make sure to time your visit arrival a few minutes before the top of the hour. quite informative. the mansion was jacked up like buildings in old sacramento.

Thank Jerry S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the corner of 8th and N Streets, you will find the Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park. This was the home of Governor Leland Stanford and his wife, Jane Lathrop. Here, their son was born during one of the happiest periods of their lives....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We joined an hour tour (it was free), enjoyed the history behind one of the greatest man and his vision. Beautiful mansion

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very excited to visit and tour this historic home. However, we couldn't find a place to park. We drove around for 30 minutes and we where willing to walk but even 3-4 Blocks away there was nothing. We didn't see a designated parking...More

Thank Trish M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the tour of this State Park - interesting history. The tour does not go through the entire mansion, but enough of it to enjoy the history.

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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I decided to tour this property last minute. We were headed back home after spending a weekend in Old Sacramento. SO glad we took the time to see this magnificent place! We learned some truly amazing American history! Fortunately for us, it...More

1  Thank AliciaNorCal
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

This is a brilliant place and not to be missed. We took our children, aged 12 and 10 and they also thought it was brilliant. Our tour guide, Dianne Peel , was engaging and informative. She managed to gear her talk so it appealed to...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

It was not clear to me from the website that no self-guided tours were available. You must be here for one of the guided tours. The attendant took a break from eating long enough to tell me to come back tomorrow, but I won't be...More

2  Thank Barbara_in_FL
Reviewed August 4, 2018

On the hour every hour guided tours are praised in other reviews and we concur. Mario, our guide was excellent; a History Masters graduate who was only covering the visitors centre from elsewhere really knew his stuff and added lots of extra information about Leland...More

1  Thank Hull_is_great
Reviewed July 26, 2018

If you have an hour to spare in Sacramento this is a great place to visit Fascinating history brought to life by an excellent guide

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Response from liz e | Reviewed this property |
We took a tour so we were there about two hours
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MandJ82
March 9, 2017|
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Response from Reechard | Property representative |
Open Sundays--except Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year's Day. Good idea to call the Visitor Center the day before your visit 916.324.9266 and check if there are any ceremonial events which might limit visitation--but those... More
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Response from Clemente71 | Reviewed this property |
At least parts of it our geared to children-children's room, toys. I also think from my visit that the quality of the interpreters is such that they would have no problem keeping a 7 year old engaged. They seem to be very... More
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