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Things to See and Do When Visiting the Mansion

Access to the Leland Stanford Mansion is by guided tour only. Tours of the Mansion provide an intimate view of Leland and Jane Stanford’s home as it appeared in the 1860s and 1870s. Careful research has guided the restoration of the Mansion’s rich details, including crystal chandeliers, gilded mirrors, French-polished wood paneling and original Stanford family furnishings. Visitors will also experience the Mansion’s twentieth century legacy as a home for children in need and California’s Protocol Center. Tour fees are $5.00 for adults, $3.00 for youth ages 6-17, free for ages 5 and under. Please click here for our tour schedule. Call (916) 324-0575 for more information.

Visitor Center

Interactive exhibits, artifacts, and an orientation film give visitors an opportunity to learn more about the Mansion’s history. The Museum Store is also located inside the Visitor Center. The Visitor Center is open Wednesday through Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission to the Visitor Center is free.

Mansion Grounds
Visitors are welcome to stroll through the Victorian Gardens surrounding the Mansion.

The Leland Stanford Mansion is located at the corner of 8th and N Streets in downtown Sacramento, two blocks west of the State Capitol. The address is 800 N Street, Sacramento, CA 95814. Enter through the visitor’s gate on N Street located halfway between 8th and 9th Streets. Follow the brick path to the Visitor Center at the rear of the property

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