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Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park

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Parking is challenging, but it's worth the effort

What a lovely restored home this is, and the tour is free. It's worth the time to find parking. It... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sue L
Tucson, Arizona
Free guided tour was excellent

A friend suggested that we take the guided tour of the Stanford Mansion on a Sunday. Our guide... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Davis, California
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Reviewed 6 days ago

What a lovely restored home this is, and the tour is free. It's worth the time to find parking. It can be done on the same day as the Capitol tour.

1  Thank Sue L
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend suggested that we take the guided tour of the Stanford Mansion on a Sunday. Our guide Annie led the hour tour of different rooms in the Mansion and discussed the history. She's very knowledgeable. Some of the furniture is original. The door handles...More

1  Thank Jonpan2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stumbled upon this mansion while I was walking around Sacramento during a visit. I thought I would stop and take a picture and then discovered it was actually a museum. The best part was, it was free! I love old houses and history and...More

2  Thank annettehala
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

I’ve seen this but stopped in for a tour for the first time. Tours start at the top of the hour and are free. It’s worth a few minutes in the visitor area first but the tours are informative and interesting. The history, architecture, and...More

Thank Kitty L
Reviewed September 6, 2018

not too far from the capitol. guided tours every hour on top of the hour, so make sure to time your visit arrival a few minutes before the top of the hour. quite informative. the mansion was jacked up like buildings in old sacramento.

1  Thank Jerry S
Reviewed September 3, 2018

On the corner of 8th and N Streets, you will find the Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park. This was the home of Governor Leland Stanford and his wife, Jane Lathrop. Here, their son was born during one of the happiest periods of their lives....More

2  Thank juliabemisssmith
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We joined an hour tour (it was free), enjoyed the history behind one of the greatest man and his vision. Beautiful mansion

1  Thank autumnsnowy
Reviewed September 1, 2018

We were very excited to visit and tour this historic home. However, we couldn't find a place to park. We drove around for 30 minutes and we where willing to walk but even 3-4 Blocks away there was nothing. We didn't see a designated parking...More

Thank TrishM315
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Loved the tour of this State Park - interesting history. The tour does not go through the entire mansion, but enough of it to enjoy the history.

1  Thank cindi_di2018
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I decided to tour this property last minute. We were headed back home after spending a weekend in Old Sacramento. SO glad we took the time to see this magnificent place! We learned some truly amazing American history! Fortunately for us, it...More

1  Thank AliciaNorCal
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Yolanda E
October 18, 2018|
Response from rgmtlm | Reviewed this property |
It’s free for everyone
Jose Alcides M
July 26, 2018|
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Response from liz e | Reviewed this property |
We took a tour so we were there about two hours
March 9, 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