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McHenry Mansion

15th & I Streets, Modesto, CA 95354
+1 209-575-7558
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From another time . . . .

A great tour, friendly docents, nice gift shop. I hadn't been to the Mansion in about 20 years so... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
candydawn
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turlock, california
Beautiful place to go!

The McHenry mansion is a great place to go and explore. They have tours that tell you about the... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Grace C
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“gift shop” (13 reviews)
“local history” (8 reviews)
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15th & I Streets, Modesto, CA 95354
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+1 209-575-7558
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"gift shop"
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"local history"
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"visitor center"
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"christmas season"
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"tour guides are"
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"period pieces"
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"historical landmark"
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"free tour"
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"like stepping back in time"
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"beautifully restored victorian"
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"on display"
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"beautiful grounds"
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"piece of history"
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"central valley"
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"many times"
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"all ages"
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"downtown modesto"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A great tour, friendly docents, nice gift shop. I hadn't been to the Mansion in about 20 years so it was all new to me again! The best part was learning since then that Robert McHenry changed his name from Brewster to get out of...More

Thank candydawn
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

The McHenry mansion is a great place to go and explore. They have tours that tell you about the wonderful history of the McHenry mansion. It is a fun thing to do when you are looking for things to do around Modesto. Sometimes the McHenry...More

1  Thank Grace C
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Attended a wedding reception on the grounds that included a tour of the mansion. Very interesting tour and history of the home. The weather was on the warm side, but the many trees and beautiful grounds created the perfect backdrop for the celebration. It was...More

Thank pyneapple2017
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is like going back in time to a lovely mansion decorated for the holidays. The docents are dressed in period clothing and are very accommodating.

Thank marshashinnick
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We were in town for the afternoon on our way home to San Francisco and decided to stop at this lovely museum. We had friends recommended it to us. We spent two hours with the delight of learning so much more about the central valley...More

Thank califwayoflife
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Such a fun place to visit and see how the family lived when the mansion was the McHenry home. I really enjoy the Teas they have a few times a year. The mansion is beautiful during the Christmas season.

1  Thank sha2ron
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

This is a nicely and accurately restored 130 year old mansion. It is very interesting to see the "comforts" that were in old houses and compare them to what we have today. The docents are very knowledgeable about the history of the building and why...More

Thank Charles S
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

this is worth the stop much infor about an interesting time Although this isn't on a grand scale the owner was trying to cut corners to get the house up quicker it was interesting

Thank peterpanjaffray
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Our docents have always been friendly, knowledgeable, and courteous. If you want some local history and sometimes, depending on you docent, personal reminiscences about early Modesto, this is one of the best places to find it. Enjoy yourself, we have several times. I have seen...More

Thank SkinnyEddy
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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We were traveling through California and made a little side trip to the mansion. It is beautiful! It's FREE and they give you a very informative tour through the house.

Thank bless235
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Anne T
26 November 2016|
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Response from Kathy B | Reviewed this property |
There is no senior discount because there is NOT a charge for visiting the mansion. it is FREE! It is especially beautiful during the holiday season. There is a 5$ charge for the candlelight tours, which includes a tour of... More
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Christyn S
24 December 2015|
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Response from Ed258536 | Reviewed this property |
No cost. All is free. A guided tour with lots of things to see.
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