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Beautiful restoration returns you to the 1890s

This is an unassuming museum you might drive past, but don't. They have done a marvelous job fixing... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Zootarts
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Fullerton, California, USA
Excellent Place to See

Brought my sister to see this bit of Riverside history. The tour was educational and fun. Great... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
icedogs15
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Riverside, California
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31 Mar 2018
“Beautiful restoration returns you to the 1890s”
21 Jan 2018
“Excellent Place to See”
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8193 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92504-3409
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

This is an unassuming museum you might drive past, but don't. They have done a marvelous job fixing it up as if the 100-year-old finishings were made yesterday. It doesn't feel old and tired like some historic properties, but as if it was just built....More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Brought my sister to see this bit of Riverside history. The tour was educational and fun. Great place to see.

Thank icedogs15
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We got the info off Trip Advisor. We needed something to see on our way up to our hotel. Phyllis was our tour guide & she wss excellent - Very knowledgeable. What a lovely home - a time capsule. We LOVE to tour old homes...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is a house that I drove by for years and always thought I would sure like to go inside that place! Then one time when I dtrove by there was a line of people waiting to get it! I stopped and took the tour....More

1  Thank suzansuz4sure
Reviewed 29 November 2016

When one visits the downtown Metropolitan Museum one gains an overall impression of aimlessness, as if the people who run it have a very hazy idea of what a municipal museum is supposed to be for, The Heritage House is an entirely different story. Here...More

Thank 403danas
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I enjoyed the tour of this home and property. The docent was very well informed. I was the only person on the tour, so I was able to ask lots of questions. The woodwork is especially well kept and beautiful. The woman who had the...More

2  Thank CalLuv2TravelGal
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We took a wonderful excursion on vacation to the Heritage House in Riverside CA. It was a very enjoyable tour into a time gone by. This cherished Victorian home has been maintained almost completely in its original state since it was made at the turn...More

1  Thank Garret B
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Well furnished with period pieces. Docents are friendly. If you enjoy architecture and Viictorian-era furniture, you'll enjoy this house.

Thank Carmen W
Reviewed 1 October 2015

After many visits there, I might suggest that the new visitor attend one of the special events when there are more people in period dress and with a more enjoyable air of excitement. This is a real gem of past Riverside.

2  Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 24 September 2015

It is such a fun tour. Cool way to learn history. They do special events like ice cream socials too!

Thank Tina10Travels
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