The attraction to Winchester Mystery House lies in its architecture and lack of any master building plan, as much as for its ghost stories. The widow of William Wirt Winchester, who built the house, began construction only after her husband died and left her a huge fortune. A medium told her this fortune should be used to build a house for the ghosts of the people who were killed by her husband's famous rifles. The architectural curiosities were added continuously from 1884 to 1922. Take a guided tour to learn all the quirky stories of the haunted rooms. Make a reservation online. To visit Winchester Mystery House on your holiday in San Jose, and find out what else San Jose has to offer, use our San Jose.
Winchester Mystery House reviews
Cool place. One of a kind experience. If you’re looking for something very unique I would recommend stopping in. We attended with a group.
Cool place. One of a kind experience. If you’re looking for something very unique I would recommend stopping in. We attended with a group. more »
We took my mom on her 82th birthday, and overall we had a great time. One hiccup: We made a reservation for a Tuesday, but when an atmospheric river came through our area, it was too treacherous to...
We took my mom on her 82th birthday, and overall we had a great time. One hiccup: We made a reservation for a Tuesday, but when an atmospheric river came through our area, it was too treacherous to... more »
Cool tour. The tour guides were amazing. I highly recommend taking the extra tour after taking the first tour, it made the overall experience that much better. Gift shop to shooting range, axe throwing to house tour, this site holds a lot of adventure to be had. Warning: I and my guests experienced paranormal activity while in the house. My experience was not nearly as bad as my guests but be aware, paranormal experiences are possible and my not be suitable for all people.
Loved this place. The house and grounds are beyond stunning. Parking was easier than I expected and the tour guides were fun. I enjoyed learning about the history. We did both tours and felt the price for the explore more tour was not a great value, but the $ you pay helps fund the restorations needed so I'm okay with that. Also we arrived basically one minute before our scheduled tour and they were very accommodating and offered to change our time before I could even ask.
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