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Rancho Los Cerritos

4600 N Virginia Rd, Long Beach, CA 90807-1916
+1 562-570-1755
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Lovely afternoon spent at this lovely old Rancho

Admission and parking are totally FREE! We had a most interesting tour with a docent who was very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rpal20001
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Long Beach, California
A Really good time !

I really enjoyed my tour , I was alone but the guide ( pationate and really nice ) took the Time to... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
marie b
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Built in 1844, this is one of the last remaining two-story adobe structures still in existence in southern California, combining both Mexican and American architectural styles and building elements.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good29%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 13:00 - 17:00
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4600 N Virginia Rd, Long Beach, CA 90807-1916
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Admission and parking are totally FREE! We had a most interesting tour with a docent who was very knowledgeable about the history of the area as well as the specific items in the rooms. The oldest room dating from 1840 was an office/bedroom for the...More

1  Thank Rpal20001
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed my tour , I was alone but the guide ( pationate and really nice ) took the Time to explain me à lot of very interesting things in an easy english that i Can understand . I recomand you to do this...More

1  Thank marie b
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We had a 4 hour block of time to entertain our 3 grand kids...9, 12, 14. After stopping in the local Trader Joes to let them pick out some lunch treats, we arrived an hour before opening but were allowed to picnic in the shade...More

2  Thank Diane D
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This 19th century rancho has pleasant docent-guided tours that give one an excellent early history to this area. Hours are limited to Wed-Sun 1-5pm, but please confirm (562) 570-1755 as there are summer camps for children and special functions that may have priority. There is...More

1  Thank edvonlef
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Loved this amazing house. Learned so much about California history. Guided tours are very informative.

1  Thank Sessy N J
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Step back in time. Southern California history at its best here. Really ....it wasn't all about Zorro. Rancho Los Cerritos was a "working" ranchero". Learn about land grants and chaparral and life in early California. Not exciting, but Totally Cool! The docents are amazing! Okay,...More

1  Thank Carol C
Reviewed 2 March 2017

If you like California history this is a must see! Beautiful grounds with great tours of what it was like to live in California before the crowds!

1  Thank laura m
Reviewed 8 January 2017

What a great tour. Our docent Lynn is a rare gem. She will have you reliving this era. This is a must see when visiting Long Beach

1  Thank nessncali
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Anyone interested in local California history should visit the Rancho. The property has been lovingly maintained and provides interesting historical facts about the development of Southern California, Long Beach and surrounding cities. Our guide Martin, was knowledgeable, kind and patient with our many questions about...More

3  Thank BoboTravlr
Reviewed 31 August 2016

When we went we were in a group of only 6 people. (incl. 2 children) The guide was good at telling stories and keeping the interest of the younger generation. Asking and answering questions about the old ranching equipment. My parents had a wonderful time...More

2  Thank Debi M
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