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McHenry Mansion

15th & I Streets, Modesto, CA 95354
+1 209-575-7558
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If you see nothing else in Modesto, you have to see this place! It's a study on how a well-to-do... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
DonaldYokum
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Ventura, California
From another time . . . .

A great tour, friendly docents, nice gift shop. I hadn't been to the Mansion in about 20 years so... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
candydawn
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turlock, california
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“local history” (8 reviews)
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15th & I Streets, Modesto, CA 95354
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+1 209-575-7558
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"gift shop"
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"local history"
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"christmas season"
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"historical landmark"
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"free tour"
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"like stepping back in time"
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"informative tour"
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"on display"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful grounds"
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"great tour"
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"piece of history"
in 2 reviews
"central valley"
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"wonderful place"
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"all ages"
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"downtown modesto"
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"tours"
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

If you see nothing else in Modesto, you have to see this place! It's a study on how a well-to-do family lived in the Valley, the decor and the furnishings are truly fabulous! You get a good feel on what is was like to make...More

2  Thank DonaldYokum
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

A great tour, friendly docents, nice gift shop. I hadn't been to the Mansion in about 20 years so it was all new to me again! The best part was learning since then that Robert McHenry changed his name from Brewster to get out of...More

Thank candydawn
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

The McHenry mansion is a great place to go and explore. They have tours that tell you about the wonderful history of the McHenry mansion. It is a fun thing to do when you are looking for things to do around Modesto. Sometimes the McHenry...More

1  Thank Grace C
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Attended a wedding reception on the grounds that included a tour of the mansion. Very interesting tour and history of the home. The weather was on the warm side, but the many trees and beautiful grounds created the perfect backdrop for the celebration. It was...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is like going back in time to a lovely mansion decorated for the holidays. The docents are dressed in period clothing and are very accommodating.

Thank marshashinnick
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We were in town for the afternoon on our way home to San Francisco and decided to stop at this lovely museum. We had friends recommended it to us. We spent two hours with the delight of learning so much more about the central valley...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Such a fun place to visit and see how the family lived when the mansion was the McHenry home. I really enjoy the Teas they have a few times a year. The mansion is beautiful during the Christmas season.

1  Thank sha2ron
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

This is a nicely and accurately restored 130 year old mansion. It is very interesting to see the "comforts" that were in old houses and compare them to what we have today. The docents are very knowledgeable about the history of the building and why...More

Thank Charles S
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

this is worth the stop much infor about an interesting time Although this isn't on a grand scale the owner was trying to cut corners to get the house up quicker it was interesting

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Our docents have always been friendly, knowledgeable, and courteous. If you want some local history and sometimes, depending on you docent, personal reminiscences about early Modesto, this is one of the best places to find it. Enjoy yourself, we have several times. I have seen...More

Thank SkinnyEddy
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Anne T
26 November 2016|
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Response from Kathy B | Reviewed this property |
There is no senior discount because there is NOT a charge for visiting the mansion. it is FREE! It is especially beautiful during the holiday season. There is a 5$ charge for the candlelight tours, which includes a tour of... More
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Christyn S
24 December 2015|
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Response from Ed258536 | Reviewed this property |
No cost. All is free. A guided tour with lots of things to see.
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