Tips for Winchester Mystery House

525 S. Winchester Blvd. San Jose CA 95128
4.0 by 276 members
Winchester Mystery House 3.998913043478261 out of 5 276

57 Winchester Mystery House Tips

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Because Sarah Winchester had severe arthritis, most of the stairs on this tour are ideal for the elderly. There is one flight of regular stairs though and tour is not wheelchair accessible.
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The weather was California cool.. I wore slacks, sweater and comfortable shoes for walking..
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If you go at night time perhaps they will let you bring your own flashlight -Regular size. Unless everyone is willing to shine their light at the same time in the same area, you will miss a lot.
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I wore jeans, cotton long sleeve shirt .
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Since it is self guided, the docents are really eager to talk to people. We got several behind the scenes looks.
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make sure you print out goldstar confirmation
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The weather was sunny. I wore comfy closed toes shoes , jeans , t-shirt .
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AmyKB
If you go during the day, you should be able to find parking in the lot, or in the main Winchester House lot across the street. After 7pm, I bet it gets much more crowded in both!
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AmyKB
The weather was chilly. I wore jeans and a jacket. be sure to wear closed-toe shoes and something you don't mind touching hay!.
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Some of the guides were very helpful with detailed descriptions.
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Had early small plate dinner for the 8 of us. It was OK and relatively reasonable price.
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They did have guides along the way to answer questions
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