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Winchester Mystery House

525 S Winchester Blvd, North San Jose, San Jose, CA 95128-2588
+1 408-247-2000
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Winchester Mystery house

When I went to the Winchester mystery house I was really amazed by the beauty of the hous itself. I... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gabriel L
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Very cool look around the house and grounds

I've been wanting to visit this house for as long as I can remember, so the money was well worth it... read more

Reviewed yesterday
katytate13
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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.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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525 S Winchester Blvd, North San Jose, San Jose, CA 95128-2588
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When I went to the Winchester mystery house I was really amazed by the beauty of the hous itself. I have lived in the Bay Area all of my life and have never been to the house until Apri. The house has a amazing history...More

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Reviewed yesterday

I've been wanting to visit this house for as long as I can remember, so the money was well worth it to me. When you pay for entrance you can look around the grounds at your own pace before/after your timed tour. The tour itself...More

1  Thank katytate13
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Oh what fun...this is definitely a must see...every room is not only entertaining but a real work of art... I was surprised at the amount of unfinished rooms this never ending house contained

2  Thank Tamara C
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was someplace my partner had wanted to go for years, so of course on our trip to San Francisco he insisted we make the drive down to see it. I had zero expectations walking in, as I knew very little about the house or...More

1  Thank Topher927
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My family saw the Winchester House on The Travel Channel and when we knew we would be nearby we had to check it out in person! It was fun to see the result of 38 years of constant construction with no overall vision of a...More

2  Thank Rebecca W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a good time here, and it was cool to see the inside of the house. I did the Explore More tour and the regular tour. They don’t allow you to take pictures inside the house, and none of the furniture is original. My...More

Thank Elena F
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the absolute best tour with my husband recently. The tour guide whose name was Sadie was kind, knowledgeable and very adorable. She kept her composure as obnoxious (although very cute) children interrupted her several times and touched things that the guests were asked...More

2  Thank Ebony C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The grounds and house are very impressive. We enjoyed the tour and the guide was very knowledgeable with many interesting facts and stories. The tour took around 75 minutes and it is quite easy navigate. I think the price is probably $5 to $10 more...More

1  Thank ABC360
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my wife took 1 hour Mansion Tour. In general it was a good interesting experience, the only thing we were not pleased with was our tour guide. She had some minor issues with diction, and on top of that she was talking too...More

Thank YuMCH
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We liked it overall. It really gave me a creepy weird feeling I did not enjoy, however I was the only one who in my group felt that way.

1  Thank blarmstrong1283
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salmiddlet
7 May 2018|
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Response from Joshua S | Reviewed this property |
You pretty much stand for the whole tour. If somebody can't stand for over an hour and do multiple stairs it may not be an enjoyable experience. There really are no seats or benches on the tour as the groups have to keep... More
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Ben G
2 May 2018|
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Response from Megan H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but only every Friday the 13th and Halloween.
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AKoplo
22 April 2018|
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Response from Richard K | Reviewed this property |
From San Francisco it is about 50 miles. From the airport it is more like 35-40. The Winchester Mystery House is right off Highway 280 at the Winchester Blvd exit. It is on the left side of freeway if you are headed siuth... More
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