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Winchester Mystery House

525 S Winchester Blvd, North San Jose, San Jose, CA 95128-2588
+1 408-247-2101
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kinda creepy in a way

alright so our tour guides were really nice but our last tour guide when we did behind the scenes... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
Very interesting

Interesting house. I love the story. I enjoyed the tour and the story of this beautifully strange... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Turlock, California
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Visitors can tour the house and gardens once owned by wealthy widow Sarah Winchester, who kept construction going on the 160-room Victorian mansion for 38 years.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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525 S Winchester Blvd, North San Jose, San Jose, CA 95128-2588
+1 408-247-2101
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Reviewed yesterday

alright so our tour guides were really nice but our last tour guide when we did behind the scenes ou tour guides voice would bring chills down your back in a way. but just this house in general it is very beautiful. if you are...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Interesting house. I love the story. I enjoyed the tour and the story of this beautifully strange home. It is worth a visit.

Thank I_See_the_World_Now
Reviewed yesterday

Recently on a road trip touring some of Northern California's most visited spots. The Winchester Mystery Mansion was one spot on the list. This was not an easy place to find as there were no signs or billboards announcing the location from the freeway. Our...More

Thank shandy53
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We loved this house! Beautiful and weird all at the same time! Kind of expensive but was well worth it!

Thank Frieda_Here
Reviewed yesterday

Located in the middle of the city, amidst commercial buildings and restaurants, it's not quite the isolated forest setting you may expect, but mostly just because it was built so long ago and everything else around it popped up afterwards. You can park in the...More

Thank Joseph W C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our tour guide was terrific. She knew her stuff inside and out about this interesting property. We were there on a day that it was 90+ and of course, inside an historic property, there is no A/C. It gets hotter the further into the home...More

Thank RobinHorrigan
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nothing too exciting. Sort of going through an old mansion with lots of doors, windows and rooms. Was expecting it to be having some supernatural or haunted effects but did not feel or encountered anything. Only weird thing was a few doors and windows that...More

Thank dcprasad
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took two tours (a lot of $$). The first was rather sterile, but at the start of the second we explained that we wanted to know about the supernatural side of Sarah's efforts - then it got really interesting. If I had not paid...More

Thank FoodiePilgrim
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I loved this place and its history. It is a tough tour for young children as there is nothing hands on. It is basically a walk through the house while standing and listening to the guide. If you have no issues with walking it is...More

Thank Beth_Moscov
Reviewed 3 days ago

Quirky house with pointless doors, windows and stairways with an interesting story behind it. However, it doesn't justify the high entrance fee costs.

Thank Psyche1018
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20 January 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
in my opinion, check groupon and google for coupons before you make your choice.
1 January 2017|
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Response from canderson1958 | Reviewed this property |
You can get the tour the same day. We had a lay over when flying out of San Jose and just went over.
6 October 2016|
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Response from clearfield2016 | Reviewed this property |
One is given a junky flashlight to keep as part of the inflated price, its dark and spooky, you miss a lot just in view of the darkness. save your money, avoid the hype, go there on a sunny day. its not worth the extra... More