I sometimes picture my farm as a battlefield with troops of people struggling with nature in a hundred-year war.

Germans, Italians, Chinese and Japanese, Armenians, Filipinos, and Mexicans---their voices have sounded over this farm, their families have walked these rows . . .

~ David Mas Masumoto, Epitaph for a Peach

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Kearney Mansion Museum Public Tours

M. Theo Kearneyís Private Office, Superintendentís Lodge, 1903. Visitors to the site museum view this room much as it appears in this photo.
Reception Room, Superintendentís Lodge, 1903.

KEARNEY MANSION MUSEUM PUBLIC TOURS:

Bring your family and friends to the Kearney Historic Site for a guided tour that provides a glimpse of the San Joaquin Valley's agricultural beginnings through the life and times of M. Theo Kearney - a California ag pioneer who came to be known as the Raisin King.   Tour the turn-of-the-century ranch manager's residence (known as the Superintendent’s Lodge) that was part of the ranch headquarters of Kearney’s Fruit Vale Estate. Experience the grounds of Kearney's 1890s landscape  - now a public park, perfect for a family picnic or leisurely walk.  The hour-long tour of the Superintendent’s Lodge includes a visit to the Museum Store.

 

Public Tour Hours

PLEASE NOTE:  Christmas tours begin Saturday, December 3. Click here for admission pricing and the full December museum schedule

Saturday & Sunday

1:00, 2:00 and 3:00 pm

 

Schedule may change due to park events or tour guide availability. Please call (559) 441-0862 to confirm times.

Please note Kearney Mansion Museum is located in the center of Kearney Park. The park is administered by the County of Fresno.

The County charges a $5.00 vehicle fee for entrance into the park


Kearney Mansion Museum Admission Fees

Adults $5
Seniors (60 & up) $4
Students (13-17 or with ID) $4
Children (3-12) $3
Free for Historical Society members and children under the age of 3.

 

Disabled Visitors

Due to the historic nature of the house museum, the second floor is not accessible for disabled guests. A photo album of the second floor is available for viewing.  Please note: The wheelchair lift is not operable at this time. Please call (559) 441-0862 to check on the status of the repair. We apologize for the inconvenience. We can provide a book with photos of the Museum.

 

NOTICE: Portrait Photographers:  To book photography sessions on the Kearney Mansion Museum porch, grounds and out buildings surrounding the Museum, please call the Society office at  (559) 441- 0862. Appointments available Tuesday through Friday, between 10 am - 4 pm (call for holiday hours week of December 19th. The office is closed for the holidays December 26 - January 2). There is a $10 portrait/photography sitting fee for every 30 minutes of use for exterior photography


Last Updated Thursday, December 08, 2016 - 03:29 PM.