[Skip to Content]Privacy Policy
66 South Main Street, Milpitas, California Phone: 408-262-7685
Hurry! Limited time offer
Discount for Weekend Stay Guests
Reservations
  • Book Now
California Winchester Mystery House Tours
Winchester Mystery House
525 S Winchester Blvd., San Jose, California, 95128 408-247-2101
Category: Attractions
About us
Before you go
Map/Directions
Comments
Your Lodging Of Choice

Winchester Mystery House: Haunted Tours

Built during the Victorian era by the Winchester rifle heiress, the strange and lovely Winchester Mystery House is a a mysterious masterpiece. The mansion's 160 rooms are accessed through a twisting interior maze, which immediately invokes feelings of excitement and tantalizing fear. Notoriously rumored to be haunted by spirits, this unique attraction also includes elegant grounds and gardens, lush with plants, flowers, and a full statuary. Mrs. Winchester believed in the supernatural, so she designed the mansion to confuse the ghosts. The Winchester Mystery House offers a varirty of fun tours of the home and magnificent gardens, as well as a schedule of events throughout the year.
 

Details

Hours -

 Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., January 1 to May 22 and September 8 to December 31; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., May 24 to September 3
 

Prices -

 The Grand Tour is $44 for adults, $40 for seniors, $34 for children 6 to 12, and free for children 5 and younger.
 

Events

  • Family Day BBQ
  • San Jose Orchid Show
  • Wild West Weekend
 
 

Activities

  • Mansion Tour
  • Victorian Garden Tour
  • Grand Tour
  • Hay Maze
  • Fright Nights
  • Friday the 13th Flashlight Tour
 

FAQs

  • Is the mansion haunted?

    People say there is definitely something to the stories and legends that surround the Winchester Mystery House. Heiress to the Winchester rifle fortune, Sarah lived during the Victorian era, which saw a rise in spiritualism, séances, and rituals. Mrs. Winchester was a believer and built her Victorian mansion with staircases leading nowhere and meandering hallways to baffle the spirits. Whether it's just the hairs on your neck standing on end or a true spirit "encounter," the fun of visiting the notorious dwelling is the question: "What if?"
  • What Tours are Offered? Are They Kid Friendly?

    The Winchester Mystery House offers several home and garden tours: the Grand Tour and Mansion Tour. The Grand Tour is a 2-hour guided experience that includes the interior of the Mansion and Basement. It also includes the self-guided Victorian Gardens Tour. The Mansion Tour takes visitors through 110 of the 160 rooms in the house. Add a Basement Tour (for visitors 6 and older) to explore the ballroom and Otis elevator. The Winchester Mystery House is great for kids but strollers are only allowed in the gardens and grounds. Stay with your group, since guests have been known to get lost.
 

Helpful Links

Map/Directions

Driving Direction to Winchester Mystery House
or Milpitas Inn
Write a Comment
*
*
*
*  
*
Captcha Code
*  Required Fields
Distance from attraction: 9.7 miles
Why Stay at Milpitas Inn?
 
  • Spacious, bright accommodations
  • Complimentary daily breakfast buffet
  • Outdoor swimming pool and hot tub
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Close to San Jose attractions
 
Book Now