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McHenry Mansion

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Address: 15th & I Streets, Modesto, CA 95354

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upon entering this mansion it is like stepping back in time and the life of Mr. McHenry and his family not to mention a goodly part of Modesto and it's growth highly recommend

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Turlock, California
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Turlock, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

upon entering this mansion it is like stepping back in time and the life of Mr. McHenry and his family not to mention a goodly part of Modesto and it's growth highly recommend

Thank cancer745
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love old historical buildings. This one did not disappoint. It is a true beauty. Make sure you take advantage of this local beauty!

Thank Cheryl S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed the free tour which you can register just up the street for free Monday to Friday, weekend different.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my grandchildren to the McHenry Mansion for the Dickens Christmas Fair. The function was very well done and a great experience.

Thank victoria b
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Congratulations to Modesto for rescuing and restouring this beautiful old home. I like the fact of having to watch the video of the history before touring the home, as it gives perspective. The history of the poeple whom lived in the house is just as interesting as the home itself, albeit a little sad due to a family tragedy. The... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This is a treasure in downtown Modesto. What a beautiful historic home! This home is open to the public and is free. Definitely worth visiting!

Thank Carla T
Leander, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Really enjoyed the tour and the stories told. Beautiful inside very nicely kept up. Would go again. My friend enjoyed it also.. I liv in Modesto now and like going to historical places

Thank carolynframe2000
Modesto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

The mansion is amazing! The docents are even better. They lead you through this piece of history in small groups and give a window into what life in that era was like.

Thank Max S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

A beautifully restored home. The curator has made the home look like the McHenry's could return! Elaine, the docent giving the tour, was so knowledgeable and interesting! And it's FREE!

Thank Jeff C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I felt I was on a set of an American movie!! Everything was old and authentic. I loved it!! And the woman guide there was very informative. And I loved their gift shop!!

Thank Hind A

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