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Rancho Los Alamitos

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Historical Long Beach, Rancho Los Alamitos

One of the two Historical Ranchos located in Long Beach. Located inside a gated community at the... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
BobandMargie G
Long Beach, California
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 18 June 2018
Signal Hill, 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
+1 562-431-3541
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Reviewed 14 August 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

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Reviewed 10 July 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

3  Thank BobandMargie G
Reviewed 18 June 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.

2  Thank ginahicks921
Reviewed 2 June 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

1  Thank Jeesharp
Reviewed 22 May 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

Thank Connie Z
Reviewed 22 May 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

Thank Zinnea
Reviewed 10 May 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!

Thank Tricia T
Reviewed 29 April 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
Reviewed 6 March 2018

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

Thank jackii49
Reviewed 11 November 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

1  Thank TraveLee073
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29 July 2018|
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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