Duration: 90 min; Free; Pardee Home Guided Tour: Quick! To the Delorian! But we're not going back to the future quite yet - first we need to stop in the 1800s! Come enjoy an informative and amazing day at the Pardee Home Museum in Oakland California! During this tour your educated guide will take you through the unique interiors and exteriors of the home of one of East Bay's most influential families. Learn the fascinating history of the Pardee family, who came to California with hopes of striking rich during the gold rush, and then gained incredible political and social influence in the area. George Pardee alone was responsible for founding the Port of Oakland, the local water utility, and California's Progressive Party. However, the most intriguing aspect of this tour is Helen Pardee's prodigious private collection of items ranging from the sublime to the bizarre. In this collection you will see a scrimshaw from Alaska, candlesticks from India, altar pieces from China, weapons from Africa, rosaries from Mexico, fine art from California, and so much more! Quick - sign up now! This time machine is about to take off!
Step into a time warp on this guided tour of the Pardee family's 19th Century home
Explore antique relics from Alaska, India, China, Africa, Mexico, California, and much much more!
Tour Oakland's Pardee Home Museum, one of California's greatest architectural and historical treasures
Hear tales of the Pardee family and home from knowledgeable tour guides
Note: This is a free tour. Admission fee is not included and must be paid at the door.
Cancellation Policy: As a courtesy to fellow participants, please provide at least 24 hour cancellation notice.