A Stanford Spring

April, May, June of 2023

For a limited time, Sacramento museums are sharing stories and unique items on display from Jane and Leland Stanford’s opulent lives. Scroll down to learn more.

Decorative Flowers

Visit all three of these remarkable items on display

Show your receipt from the California State Railroad Museum
and get 50% off at the Sacramento History Museum on the same day!

The Leland Stanford Mansion is always free.

Decorative Flowers

Special Events!

Travel in Style Excursion Train

May 27 at 4pm

This special excursion train will include light appetizers, wine, and a souvenir wine glass to take home.
Train ride guests will enjoy a scenic 45-minute ride down the Sacramento River in a first-class rail car (elegant attire is encouraged). For guests ages 21 and over.

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Stanford Garden Tours

May 14 & June 15 at 10am

The Leland Stanford Mansion SHP is hosting two free Garden Tours that are open to the public.
All ages are welcome and advance reservations are not required.

Find the Leland Stanford Mansion

Sacramento History Museum

Dress worn by Jane Stanford

Silk 1860s dress on loan from the Center for Sacramento History, 1981/084/003

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California State Railroad Museum

Railcar used by Leland Stanford

Private car built in 1868 on loan from the Nevada State Railroad Museum

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Leland Stanford Mansion SHP

Cookbook owned by Jane Stanford

Mrs. Hale’s New Cook Book published in 1857 from the LSM Collection

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