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Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park

cnr of 8th and 'N' Sts, cnr of 8th and 'N' Sts, Sacramento, California, Sacramento, CA 95814
+1 916-324-0575
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Beautiful mansion. Knowledgeable guide, free!

Beautifully restored mansion, seen only on the hour with a guide. The guide was very knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Leicester, North Carolina
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Very Informative & Lots to Learn

What’s not to love about this landmark & historical site. The tour is free and the story of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chico, California
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cnr of 8th and 'N' Sts, cnr of 8th and 'N' Sts, Sacramento, California, Sacramento, CA 95814
+1 916-324-0575
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautifully restored mansion, seen only on the hour with a guide. The guide was very knowledgeable and engaging. The visitor center has many well done exhibits and an adjacent gift shop. We had to wait 50 minutes for the next tour, which meant we missed...More

Thank Angierobrts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What’s not to love about this landmark & historical site. The tour is free and the story of the Stanford’s, their community ties and the history woven into their residency is pretty awesome. We had a great tour guide and learned some things we didn’t...More

Thank HollyBlunkall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled on this by chance today. New to the area and we were exploring downtown Christmas Eve. Took the hour tour. Well worth it and free! Learned so much. The tour guide, forgot his name, was fantastic. If you’re in he area give it a...More

Thank TravelingDad84
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an hour long tour so make sure you allow time. The home inside is spectacular and so much of it is still original. You get a real feel for the local history of that time. Really enjoyed it. Felt like I walked into...More

Thank jenniferjR3123QL
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Based on the photos took by two photographers from 1968 to 1972, they restored the house to look like it was back then. It wasn't allowed to take photos inside so be prepared to absorb all the history by your eyes and mind. Thanks to...More

1  Thank tttttinac
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Our group visited in June and was really impressed with the docent's knowledge of the Stanford Mansion, its history, and its contents. We were amazed at the opulent features. Oh, to be rich and named Stanford!

Thank V5015ZIchristinef
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Free and very informative, this Mansion tour is well worth your time. Our guide, Mario, was wonderful, and showed us the house as well as telling us all about the family and their lives. Highly recommend a stop here.

2  Thank snooksinK.C.
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

As you walk through this mansion, you "feel" the history as well as see it. Most rooms have been refurbished to appear as they did when the Lelands lived there. Based on photos and furnishings in the attic, the restoration (which continues!) is beautifully done....More

1  Thank lrbishop
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We stopped in the Mansion and really enjoyed our brief tour. Standouts were the building itself, its history as a childrens' home.

1  Thank TinPeacock
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I visit as many mansions as I can and this one is one of the more grand tours. The only complaint is I wish there were more to see...The tour guide was wonderful and the furnishings mostly are orginial cant believe that ...U don't run...More

3  Thank peterpanjaffray
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9 March 2017|
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Response from Reechard | Property representative |
Open Sundays--except Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year's Day. Good idea to call the Visitor Center the day before your visit 916.324.9266 and check if there are any ceremonial events which might limit visitation--but those... More
1 June 2016|
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Response from Clemente71 | Reviewed this property |
At least parts of it our geared to children-children's room, toys. I also think from my visit that the quality of the interpreters is such that they would have no problem keeping a 7 year old engaged. They seem to be very... More
Bobbi S
8 August 2015|
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Response from pchnmain | Reviewed this property |
The tour was free. I did drop a few bucks into the donation box, however.