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Rancho Los Cerritos

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A GReat Bit of Little Hills (Cerritos) History

Our docent gave us a pre-tour while we were waiting for another group to join us. We received so... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Bellflower, California
The other Long Beach Rancho

A historical Long Beach Rancho that has programs throughout the year. Recently added buildings have... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
BobandMargie G
Long Beach, California
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Built in 1844, Rancho Los Cerritos—which originally encompassed 27,000 acres stretching from present-day Paramount to the Pacific Ocean—is the birthplace of Long Beach as we know it. This National, State, and Local Historic Landmark is owned by the...more
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4600 N Virginia Rd, Long Beach, CA 90807-1916
+1 562-206-2040
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

Our docent gave us a pre-tour while we were waiting for another group to join us. We received so much information about the history of the area in that little bit of time. You must see the video downstairs to appreciate the original builders of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Rancho L, Public Relations Manager at Rancho Los Cerritos, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Thanks so much for visiting! We are glad you enjoyed the tour.

Reviewed July 9, 2018

A historical Long Beach Rancho that has programs throughout the year. Recently added buildings have moved program and offices out of the Rancho to allow complete tours of the house. Christmas is a time of special programs and tours. Call for hours and days of...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Rancho L, Public Relations Manager at Rancho Los Cerritos, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Thank you for visiting!

Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Went to Rancho Los Cerritos today. Such a beautiful, full of history place! Learned so much during the tour over the house, led by “Mrs. Bixby” ( actress dresses up as Mrs. Bixby and telling the story from Mrs. Bixby’s name - VERY interesting idea!!!)...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Love the history & architecture that give Long Beach, Long Beach. Great open space for their concert. Love visiting the property.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank seekers38
Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

Went on a Sunday afternoon. The grounds are lovely and the docents extremely knowledgeable of the local history. Highly recommend the visit. The best part it was all free!

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Monica B
Reviewed November 9, 2017

We enjoy attending the outdoor concerts in the beautiful gardens at the rancho. They were refurbished recently and are lovely.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank davidgL4998OE
Reviewed November 8, 2017

RLC is a must for anyone who wants to gain a historical sense of the area from the days they farmed and raised cattle. Am particularly fond of their Christmas program with lighted walkways and performances by charactesr of residents from bygone days. House is...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank TraveLee073
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

The story of the Nieto soldier that got a huge land grand The story of California from the history of a family. Very nice docent tour. Their land now a big city, their fields a golf course. Nice afternoon free entrance

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed August 26, 2017

Admission and parking are totally FREE! We had a most interesting tour with a docent who was very knowledgeable about the history of the area as well as the specific items in the rooms. The oldest room dating from 1840 was an office/bedroom for the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Rosemary P
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed my tour , I was alone but the guide ( pationate and really nice ) took the Time to explain me à lot of very interesting things in an easy english that i Can understand . I recomand you to do this...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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