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Shadelands Ranch Museum

2660 Ygnacio Valley Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598-3445
+1 925-935-7871
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Christmas craft fair

Attended a Christmas craft fair here and we enjoyed walking through the house. A good example of... read more

Reviewed January 10, 2018
FredN47
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Walnut Creek, California
via mobile
Victorian Tea-craft fair.

This was my first visit to Shadelands, and it was during their annual Victorian Tea. It is only for... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2017
cjlulu
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San Rafael, California
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10 Jan 2018
“Christmas craft fair”
26 Nov 2017
“Victorian Tea-craft fair.”
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2660 Ygnacio Valley Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598-3445
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Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

Attended a Christmas craft fair here and we enjoyed walking through the house. A good example of old Walnut Creek.

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Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to Shadelands, and it was during their annual Victorian Tea. It is only for a few weeks, November 25, to December 10th. The service was very good, the food was wonderful as was their secret Special Tea Blend, which is...More

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Reviewed February 13, 2017

Go to the Shadelands Museum for a docent tour. I have lived here for 30+ years and found out a lot I didn't know. The house has been kept as period as possible. The architecture is fabulous and it is a quick and easy adventure...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2016

Pretty average attraction although some dedicated docent volunteers strive to tell story of it's history

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Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

The home at Shadelands Ranch was built in 1903 and is full of period furniture and decor, much of which is original to the house. The tour guides are very knowledgeable about the home, it's former residents and the history of the town, as they...More

1  Thank Valerie P
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Reviewed August 15, 2015

If history is your bag, this is a good place to learn about the local history. It's a small place with some pretty cool memories of the past. Doesn't take too long to visit. Parking is from the side street and might be hard to...More

Thank June K
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Reviewed July 14, 2015

Cute old house. Their Craft fairs are one of the best. Their teas are always sold out well in advance.

Thank under4
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Reviewed April 9, 2015

We visited the museum and the gardens area on a Wednesday. With the nice gazebo in the yard area, it makes for a lovely place to see (and many have also opted to be married here). The garden area was in bloom as it was...More

1  Thank mini
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Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

I have been to this museum for two weddings. They used to have a great antiques market here too. The grounds are beautiful with huge shade trees and lush lawns. Their gazebo is the perfect place for wedding ceremonies. This is one of the only...More

Thank karansimoni
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Reviewed August 21, 2013

The dress and articles -even letters and scripts- used by Mr.Hiram Penniman and some of his family members are preserved here. While moving through the rooms of this beautiful house, I tried to visualize the happy and unhappy occasions the family members would have shared...More

1  Thank KEdilip
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