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Winchester Mystery House

525 S Winchester Blvd, North San Jose, San Jose, CA 95128-2588
+1 408-247-2101
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Winchester Mystery House

This is a well worth trip to make !! A very interesting house to visit .. a lot of history and the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Shellee B
via mobile
'Explore MORE' is the best tour they've done!

Yes, I've been to WMH many times... In recent trips I've been slightly disappointed with the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mike W
Portland, Oregon
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Visitors can tour the house and gardens once owned by wealthy widow Sarah Winchester, who kept construction going on the 160-room Victorian mansion for 38 years.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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525 S Winchester Blvd, North San Jose, San Jose, CA 95128-2588
+1 408-247-2101
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a well worth trip to make !! A very interesting house to visit .. a lot of history and the windows and wood workings inside are just beautiful! A added plus is all the Mysteries!! They have several tours you can pick from...More

Thank Shellee B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Yes, I've been to WMH many times... In recent trips I've been slightly disappointed with the standard tour. Lackluster Young College Students who can barley remember the basic script with little mousy voices no one can hear.... BUT! This was an amazing experience! Jack was...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a place that has something for everyone. . .from the stairs that lead to nowhere, to the doors that open to nothing. People of all ages will enjoy touring this quirky, enchanting house.

Thank E J
Reviewed 2 days ago

We did both the 'house tour' and the 'more tour' WOW! If spooky old stuff is what you like....you'll love this place. Be advised there are hundreds of stairs, however, most are only about 4" high per step or less. You'll see earthquake damage from...More

Thank Nevadawx
Reviewed 2 days ago

I went here with my friend. It has been a bucket list item for quite some time. The grounds are meticulously kept in pristine condition. Simply beautiful! The house is gorgeous as well. It had many quirks to it. I didn't feel any ghosts, but...More

Thank Crystal F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Let the tales of ghosts and the little old lady they drove to insanity take you on a supernatural journey to the past. As you take in the confusing corridors and the sheer size of this project, you’ll be transported to a time when the...More

Thank will s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our tours of the Winchester Mystery House. The kids were enthralled. We did the regular tour and the extended tour. Great tour guides.

Thank AussieMia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although enjoyable, we were not awestruck. Wear comfortable shoes, a lot of walking. The history of the Winchester Family and being in the mansion as it was being related, was the best part.

Thank peterfrenoman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with my girlfriend for their tour. The tour is a little over an hour long and it takes you through a variety of rooms in the house. The also offer an 'Explore More' tour, which we didn't do. Pros: The grounds and house...More

Thank Cam O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun place to visit in San Jose. I like to bring guests there who are from out of town, so I've walked through it several times. I prefer the audio tour instead of the docent tour -- the audio tour is pretty well produced. My...More

Thank Joe M
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21 January 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
in my opinion, check groupon and google for coupons before you make your choice.
2 January 2017|
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Response from canderson1958 | Reviewed this property |
You can get the tour the same day. We had a lay over when flying out of San Jose and just went over.
7 October 2016|
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Response from clearfield2016 | Reviewed this property |
One is given a junky flashlight to keep as part of the inflated price, its dark and spooky, you miss a lot just in view of the darkness. save your money, avoid the hype, go there on a sunny day. its not worth the extra... More