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Bidwell Mansion State Monument, Chico

(4.5/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
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Reviews
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  • We enjoyed the tour of this historic mansion. I think my teens would have been a little bored, but we enjoyed hearing about the Bidwells. I had no idea how much influence John Bidwell had on Californi...  more »
  • John Bidwell was a gold rush king. He made his fortune, went to Washington DC to serve and ran for President of the US. He met his bride Annie and took her back to Chico to live. Bidwell laid out the ...  more »
  • This is not just a house tour -- between the exhibit area and the house tour itself, you will learn quite a bit about the history of the greater Chico area itself, as well as Mr. Bidwell and his busin...  more »
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  • Nice building from a nice family.
  • Worth seeing, esp. on the free day. Cool waterway parish place to the South of the mansion. You gotta wonder who's land it was before the Bidwells took it over?!
  • A great historical sites to visit and lots to learn.