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Peralta Adobe and Fallon House Historic Site

175 W. St. John Street, (between Terraine and San Pedro St), San Jose, CA 95110-2434
+1 408-993-8300
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Walk around the area

They opened the Peralta Adobe special for our group, so we did not get to see the Fallon House... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
barbgal
OK but pretty boring

Fine for about a five minute visit. They did the best they could, but, basically, it's just an old... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2016
Gargan S
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Built sometime before 1800, this is the most significant adobe structure remaining in San Jose.
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3 Mar 2018
“Walk around the area”
29 Aug 2016
“OK but pretty boring”
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175 W. St. John Street, (between Terraine and San Pedro St), San Jose, CA 95110-2434
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+1 408-993-8300
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

They opened the Peralta Adobe special for our group, so we did not get to see the Fallon House. The Peralta Adobe seems to sit in a courtyard of an indoor market or food court. Around this historic-seeming building are ones from the 1900s art...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2016

Fine for about a five minute visit. They did the best they could, but, basically, it's just an old adobe house that they didn't get around to bulldozing...

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Reviewed December 29, 2015

Unfortunately, San Jose has failed to preserve and honor its history. It has always focused on becoming larger and contemporary. The Peralta Adobe is one of the original houses in San Jose. The Fallon house has a long, interesting history. Both are worth seeing.

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Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

I walked to this area from the art museum. It's a pleasant stroll. As far as old homes go, these sites are interesting more for their stories than the actual structures. I doubt children would enjoy these sites as much as The Tech or Discovery...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2015

When I went there I had a marvelous tour. I loved going through the home because it was so authentic and the explanation of the family was esxscellent. I think it has a great deal to do with who the guide through the property is....More

Thank Estelle K
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Reviewed August 6, 2014

The Peralta Adobe — Fallon House Historic Site is adjacent to San Pedro Market. This is also the area where there are many new high rise condos, and other restaurants. The historic homes have very pretty grounds. As such, you can get a cup of...More

2  Thank mini33
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Reviewed December 22, 2011

My 3rd grade class visits Fallon House each year and really enjoys it.

3  Thank travelgirlSanJose
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