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Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park

Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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My husband and I decided to tour this property last minute. We were headed back home after spending... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Concord, California
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A gem of a find!

This is a brilliant place and not to be missed. We took our children, aged 12 and 10 and they also... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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cnr of 8th and 'N' Sts, cnr of 8th and 'N' Sts, Sacramento, California, Sacramento, CA 95814
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

Let me start off by saying the house is absolutely beautiful and the tour is free. But sadly the negative outways the positive for our experience. I had gone with my mother at age 61, with some health problems. She can't go a long time...More

1  Thank Brianna C
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank HTPJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

1  Thank Barbara_in_FL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Beautifully restored mansion that highlights many of the important periods in it's life. Very knowledgeable tour guides.

2  Thank Dutchpirate
Reviewed 26 June 2018

The tour of the Stanford Mansion was the highlight of my family's recent visit to Sacramento. The tour is very interesting and it's Free.

1  Thank rgmtlm
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Had tour guide, Kent, who was full of interesting historical information not only about the house but the era and other notable people of the time. Do plan your visit for before the hour as they are strict about the tour start time and lock...More

1  Thank Balboagal
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Once this old house was the home of Senator Stanford and a very up to date and elegant place it was, according to the pictures on display. Then it was given to the Catholic Church who turned it into a home for girls. Later, the...More

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Response from liz e | Reviewed this property |
We took a tour so we were there about two hours
10 March 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
2 June 2016|
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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