As far as the eye can reach it extends, a heaving, swelling sea of green . . . . the whole landscape showed design, like man's nobelist sculptures. How wonderful the power of its beauty! Gazing awestricken, I might have left everything for it.

~ John Muir, 1867

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Hours and Directions

 

Fresno Historical Society Offices

7160 West Kearney Boulevard

Fresno, California  93706

 

559.441.0862

559.441.1372  fax

 

9:00AM  -  5:00PM

Monday  -  Friday

PLEASE NOTE: The Archives will be closed during May & June 2015 due to a major reorganization of the archives facility. For general research, we recommend visiting the San Joaquin Valley Heritage & Genealogy Center at the Fresno Central Library. 

Also, due to recent staff shortages, staff may be unavailable at the office or by phone. Please leave a message on the main office number (see above) or send an email (info@valleyhistory.org) and a staff member will contact you shortly.  

 

Kearney Mansion Museum

Public Tours

7160 West Kearney Boulevard

Fresno, California  93706

 

1:00PM   2:00PM   3:00PM

Friday, Saturday & Sunday Afternoons

 

Directions to Kearney Park

 

GPS Devices

If you are using a GPS device or online map, use 6725 W. Kearney Boulevard (the park address) to direct you to the correct entrance. If you use the Kearney Mansion address (7160 W. Kearney Boulevard) GPS directs you to go west on Kearney Boulevard from Grantland Ave., when you should go east towards the entrance of Kearney Park.

 

From 99 South (Northern California)
Take the 180 West / Mendota exit. 180 West turns into a two lane highway. Continue on 180 West past Cornelia Avenue (cemetery on southwest corner). Turn left (south) at Hayes (the next left turn lane) to Kearney Boulevard. Turn right (west) on Kearney Boulevard and go approximately 2 blocks to the entrance of Kearney Park (on your left). Follow signs in the park to the museum.

From 99 North (Southern California)
Take the 180 West / Mendota exit. 180 West turns into a two lane highway. Continue on 180 West past Cornelia Avenue (cemetery on southwest corner). Turn left (south) at Hayes (the next left turn lane) to Kearney Boulevard. Turn right (west) on Kearney Boulevard and go approximately 2 blocks to the entrance of Kearney Park (on your left). Follow signs in the park to the museum.

From Highway 41
Take Hwy 41 to 180 West. 180 West turns into a two lane highway. Continue on 180 West past Cornelia Avenue (cemetery on southwest corner). Turn left (south) at Hayes (the next left turn lane) to Kearney Boulevard. Turn right (west) on Kearney Boulevard and go approximately 2 blocks to the entrance of Kearney Park (on your left). Follow signs in the park to the museum.

From Grantland Avenue
South on Grantland to Kearney Boulevard (dead-end) and turn left. Drive approximately ¼ mile and turn right into Kearney Park. Follow the signs to the house museum.

From Clovis
Take 168 West to 180 West.  180 West turns into a two lane highway. Continue on 180 West past Cornelia Avenue (cemetery on southwest corner). Turn left (south) at Hayes (the next left turn lane) to Kearney Boulevard. Turn right (west) on Kearney Boulevard and go approximately 2 blocks to the entrance of Kearney Park (on your left). Follow signs in the park to the museum.

From Madera
Take 145 South to Kerman. Turn left on Kearney Boulevard (2nd light) and drive approximately 7 miles. Turn right into Kearney Park and follow the signs to the Mansion OR

Take the 180 West / Mendota exit. 180 West turns into a two lane highway. Continue on 180 West past Cornelia Avenue (cemetery on southwest corner). Turn left (south) at Hayes (the next left turn lane) to Kearney Boulevard. Turn right (west) on Kearney Boulevard and go approximately 2 blocks to the entrance of Kearney Park (on your left). Follow signs in the park to the museum.

 

Last Updated Monday, July 27, 2015 - 06:53 PM.