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Dunsmuir House

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Visited the grounds of the Dunsmuir House because my boyfriend is a major horror fan. He’d love to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Columbus, Ohio
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Christmas Open House.

The house tour was interesting and it was fun to watch the dancing in period costumes. The gift... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2017
Antonia V
San Francisco
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4 days ago
“Quick visit”
21 Jun 2017
“Christmas Open House.”
A prime example of Victorian taste and wealth.
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2960 Peralta Oaks Ct, Oakland, CA 94605-5320
+1 510-615-5555
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited the grounds of the Dunsmuir House because my boyfriend is a major horror fan. He’d love to visit but can’t fly due to illness. Anyway, I took tons of pictures for him which he loved as I was sending them to him. When I...More

Thank pixiedreamer
Reviewed June 21, 2017

The house tour was interesting and it was fun to watch the dancing in period costumes. The gift shop had some nice items.Overallit was fun, but a bit pricey for what it offered. Doing it once was fun and enough.

1  Thank Antonia V
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Many years ago I became fascinated with the legend of the Dunsmuir House as my dental office was just down the street from it at 505 Estudillo Ave in San Leandro California 94578. I used to have solo picnic lunches near the grounds or with...More

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

Even though they have it written on the door and signs "open to the public". We weren't able to see anything inside but walked the lovely grounds.

Thank Lucia C
Reviewed September 2, 2016

Nice to take a walk on the grounds during the day and attended functions in the Pavillon. Best time to go is during the Christmas Holiday. Take the tour of the House - docents are available with the Dunsmuir House history and every room has...More

Thank Pamela P
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Taking a tour of the house gives an up close look at how wealthy people lived in the old days. If you or your kids have never seen an historic house, then this is a good sample. They have special events, like tea at holiday...More

Thank wordgirl2013
Reviewed December 31, 2015

This was my first visit to the Dunsmuir-Hellman House. Weekend tours are offered in December. Every room in this 3 story estate is decorated for Christmas. When we entered we were greeted by docents and a stunning 30 foot decorated tree. Prior to the self...More

Thank traveldog149
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Absolutely a must during the Christmas season! All decked out with holiday cheer, it is a delight for both adults and children.

Thank BijouMom
Reviewed December 10, 2015

My sisters and I wanted to celebrate a birthday at the Dunsmuir House. Though we were highly impressed with the actual house, the horse and buggy ride, and the gardens we were insulted by the High Tea. We have been celebrating birthdays throughout Central California...More

1  Thank AnnetteSteele
Reviewed October 14, 2015

do not miss the pumpkin patch at this lovely villa with wonderful gardens. If you lucky there may be a fest going on, we did and had a great time, don't forget the gift shop

Thank aaiandrea
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January 14, 2016|
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Response from traveldog149 | Reviewed this property |
I was driven to the Dunsmuir by a friend. I am not familiar with the public transportation in Oakland. You might want to contact the Oakland Parks and Recreation. I believe they operate the attraction.