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Mackay Mansion

Open Now: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Open today: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Fun place to visit

This is a fairly short tour with an interesting tour guide who has vast knowledge of the mansion... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2018
lkis229
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Southington, Connecticut
Amazing Wedding

My wife and I chose the Mansion for our wedding location. The wedding package the Mansion includes... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
cowchicken13
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Concord, California
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At the Mackay Mansion Museum, we offer a unique site to Virginia City, NV. Inside the mansion we have original fixtures such as: chandeliers, carpet, desks, wallpaper, medallions, and more! We also off a large piece of property with two vast lawns...more
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291 South D Street, Virginia City, NV 89440
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Reviewed 1 December 2018

This is a fairly short tour with an interesting tour guide who has vast knowledge of the mansion and really believes in the ghosts that inhabit the residence. The gazebo covers an old silver mine on the property and the rooms upstairs are maintained in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

My wife and I chose the Mansion for our wedding location. The wedding package the Mansion includes a tour of the Mansion for the entire wedding party! It was awesome and in our photos we found green orbs! The setting is great and fit our...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank cowchicken13
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Fun tour, constantly looking for Ghosts. Well worth the trip. They have a phone and an indoor bathroom. His is unheard of back then. Virginia City is a must see for all visiting Nevada.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

The mansion was very quaint , the guide was very knowledgeable and fun . We walked the grounds too. Must see in

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

If you like history, mansions, or ghosts, or all 3, this is a must see! The guide was knowledgeable. She gave us information on the first floor and we were free to explore the 2nd floor and grounds on our own which I liked very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

The history our tour guide offered was very interesting. The people who stayed, or dined at the house, the connection to SF, Hearst and the Civil War was great. She told some ghost stories and shared pictures from her phone. Beyond that, you just walk...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Enter into the front parlor and there is a safe behind a false door. Next door is a sitting room with a silverplated mirror. This all explained and then you proceed up the steep staircase to see rest of the house. We worth your time...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Perkadventures
Reviewed 21 May 2018

This is a "must see" house with a RICH history, which our tour guide was great at passing along to us. After getting a fully guided tour of the main level we could take our time and look around the other parts of the house...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank 871wesr
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Visited the Mackay Mansion and loved it. Dawn was an excellent tour guide. She was so excited to share all her knowledge which made for a very enjoyable. It is a beautiful mansion and well worth it.

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Grandmadh10
Reviewed 15 January 2018

This location is full of history and paranormal activity...the staff is absolutely fantastic, the mansion is beautiful. I highly recommend this as a stop. #smalltownamerica #haunted

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank the12thmanseattle
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Rose Mary H
11 August 2017|
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Response from connorbills924 | Property representative |
6$ for people over 12 yrs. kids 5-11yrs 4$ and under 5 yrs is free.
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Elise B
25 August 2015|
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Response from SteveDebSanDiego | Reviewed this property |
Don't remember cost, but wasn't much. It's a short tour. Just gives you more of the flavor of the area more than anything else.
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