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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 11 January 2018
Walnut Creek, California
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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 27 November 2017
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 11 January 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank FredN47
Reviewed 27 November 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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank cjlulu
Reviewed 13 February 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

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank 151trishe
Reviewed 17 October 2016

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

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank skiswiss2001
Reviewed 21 September 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

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Valerie P
Reviewed 15 August 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

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank June K
Reviewed 14 July 2015

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

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank under4
Reviewed 9 April 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

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank mini
Reviewed 2 February 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
Reviewed 21 August 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

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank KEdilip
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