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I did the walking tour (FREE), got there 30 min before the last one and hung around not sure if it would be worth the wait. So glad I waited, the fellow who did the tour did an Amazing job, very interesting and you learn...More
I was the only one who showed up for the last tour (4:00 pm) of the mansion. The guide didn’t miss a beat and very kindly gave me a very informative and interesting tour of several floors of this fascinating glimpse at the past. Very...More
This is FREE guided on top of the hour tour only.
Quite a bit of original furnishings in the home.
No photos allowed inside.
The home is still used for governor's events so people like the Dalai Lama and ambassadors have visited the place. But...More
We went on a tour of the Museum and learned a great deal about the founder of Stanford University and his family. Also got a refresher course on Sacramentos history. This tour was made to come alive as a result ot the docent leading the...More
very well maintained ,the docents do a great job,learn something every time we go,did you know the S logo for Stanford University was the family monogram? That is just one of the wonderful bits of trivia from this remarkable home.Don't miss this state park.
Leland Stanford, for whom the university is named, made millions as a railroad owner. He was one of the ultra-rich "robber barons" of the 19th Century. Visiting the mansion gives us a chance to see how the privileged class lived more than a century ago....More
Can’t beat a free tour of a lovely old mansion. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and the overall experience a good one. We lucked out and got street parking just a block away and were able to walk to the state capital and tour there...More
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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
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 are rarely scheduled on Sundays.