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Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park

cnr of 8th and 'N' Sts, cnr of 8th and 'N' Sts, Sacramento, California, Sacramento, CA 95814
+1 916-324-0575
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Highly recommended

Based on the photos took by two photographers from 1968 to 1972, they restored the house to look... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
via mobile
Ornate mansion from yesteryear

Our group visited in June and was really impressed with the docent's knowledge of the Stanford... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Eagle River, United States
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cnr of 8th and 'N' Sts, cnr of 8th and 'N' Sts, Sacramento, California, Sacramento, CA 95814
+1 916-324-0575
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Based on the photos took by two photographers from 1968 to 1972, they restored the house to look like it was back then. It wasn't allowed to take photos inside so be prepared to absorb all the history by your eyes and mind. Thanks to...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Our group visited in June and was really impressed with the docent's knowledge of the Stanford Mansion, its history, and its contents. We were amazed at the opulent features. Oh, to be rich and named Stanford!

Thank V5015ZIchristinef
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Free and very informative, this Mansion tour is well worth your time. Our guide, Mario, was wonderful, and showed us the house as well as telling us all about the family and their lives. Highly recommend a stop here.

1  Thank snooksinK.C.
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

As you walk through this mansion, you "feel" the history as well as see it. Most rooms have been refurbished to appear as they did when the Lelands lived there. Based on photos and furnishings in the attic, the restoration (which continues!) is beautifully done....More

1  Thank lrbishop
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We stopped in the Mansion and really enjoyed our brief tour. Standouts were the building itself, its history as a childrens' home.

1  Thank TinPeacock
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I visit as many mansions as I can and this one is one of the more grand tours. The only complaint is I wish there were more to see...The tour guide was wonderful and the furnishings mostly are orginial cant believe that ...U don't run...More

3  Thank peterpanjaffray
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We went here on a whim at the end of a long day of museums and walking around, and what a pleasure. Richard was our tour guide, and he made the place come alive. Nothing about his presentation was canned or stilted. The mansion itself...More

Thank Kath M
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We were here for a baseball tournament and had an afternoon free. Nice and cool inside and just waited a few minutes for the hourly tour. Good displays in the small museum and then a walking tour with a knowledgeable guide. The house has gone...More

Thank Frances S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I brought my visiting family to tour this beautiful building (I've lived in Sacramento many years and have never visited!) and I wish we had a better experience. The interior and exterior were beautiful (the rooms: wow!) and I'm very interested in early California history...More

2  Thank Raquel M
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We were in town for a day and looking for things to do - this was wonderful! I love old historic homes and this home was beautiful. You get to see a good portion of the home and there is a lot of original furniture....More

3  Thank Allison S
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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
Bobbi S
9 August 2015|
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Response from pchnmain | Reviewed this property |
The tour was free. I did drop a few bucks into the donation box, however.