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Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park

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Great visit

The house and all of the things inside were shared with us by a very knowledgeable guide. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cheryl B
Interesting glimpse into California history

We did this tour on the spur of the moment and I'm very glad we did. The house and furnishings are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marilyn B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The house and all of the things inside were shared with us by a very knowledgeable guide. We especially enjoyed hearing the personal stories about Mr. Stanford and the use of the building.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did this tour on the spur of the moment and I'm very glad we did. The house and furnishings are well preserved and the tour guide was great. Our guide was funny and knowledgeable and made the house and history come alive.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm so glad that we made time to do the mansion tour while we were in Sacramento! We started our day at the State Capital building for the free tour there which provided us with an excellent historical overview of Sacramento. We then walked over...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AdrienneC674
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent tour. Lots of good factual info, delivered with humor and accommodation of questions and comments. This is a fun way to get acquainted with an important piece of our history.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RiverReader
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RyanHoodL
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 6, 2019

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 295SD
Reviewed January 16, 2019

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.

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank jingles916
Reviewed January 15, 2019

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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March 9, 2019|
Response from annettehala | Reviewed this property |
Adults $10 Children, ages 6-12, $5 Children, ages 5 and under, free No discount is given for seniors. I visited with my parents who are both over 65 and we all paid $10.
October 18, 2018|
Response from rgmtlm | Reviewed this property |
It’s free for everyone
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Response from liz e | Reviewed this property |
We took a tour so we were there about two hours