Winchester Mystery House

Winchester Mystery House This historic 160-room Victorian mansion was built by Sarah Winchester, heiress to the Winchester Rifle fortune. The many oddities gave the house its name.
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This historic, 5.5 million dollar, beautiful but bizarre, 160-room Victorian mansion was once the home of Sarah L. Winchester, heiress to the Winchester Rifle fortune. Under construction 24-hours a day for 38 years, the mansion has many mysteries inside. There are doors and windows that open onto walls; doors that open to a 10 foot drop into the gardens; stairs which go nowhere; and employees and guests have reported sightings. It is believed that after the death of her husband and daughter, Mrs. Winchester was convinced by a medium that continuous building would appease the evil spirits of those killed by the Winchester rifle, and help her attain eternal life. - Tours Daily - Historic Firearms Museum - Antique Products Museum - Flashlight Tours - San Jose Attraction

What do you think motivated Sarah Winchester to keep building? ▪️ Built over 38 years▪️ 24,000 square feet▪️ 10,000 wind...
05/10/2020

What do you think motivated Sarah Winchester to keep building?

▪️ Built over 38 years
▪️ 24,000 square feet
▪️ 10,000 windows
▪️ 2,000 doors
▪️ 160 rooms
▪️ 52 skylights
▪️ 47 stairways and fireplaces
▪️ 17 chimneys
▪️ 13 bathrooms
▪️ 6 kitchens

This extremely rare photo of the Winchester Mystery House shows the estate under construction. Before the 3rd & 4th floo...
05/09/2020

This extremely rare photo of the Winchester Mystery House shows the estate under construction. Before the 3rd & 4th floor were finished, before the L-Shaped Wing was added, and before the 7-story tower was built.

Many of the outlying buildings you see are still on the estate today. We think this photo was taken sometime during the early 1890's!

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05/08/2020

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This week is National Travel and Tourism Week. This year, COVID-19 is having an unprecedented impact on the travel indus...
05/07/2020

This week is National Travel and Tourism Week. This year, COVID-19 is having an unprecedented impact on the travel industry and entire economy. We stand by the U.S. Travel Association and believe the #SpiritOfTravel cannot be broken! #nttw20 #sanjoselove #sanjose #togetherintravel #siliconvalleystrong Visit California Visit San Jose

The Immersive 360° Tour allows you to explore rooms in ways you haven't been able to on a tour before! Learn More:👉 http...
05/06/2020

The Immersive 360° Tour allows you to explore rooms in ways you haven't been able to on a tour before!

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Get free Winchester Mystery House gear now through May 8th! See below to learn how.Offers & Codes:▪️ Spend $35+ and rece...
05/05/2020

Get free Winchester Mystery House gear now through May 8th! See below to learn how.

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▪️ Spend $35+ and receive a free coloring postcard set (Code: BUY35)
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The gardens of the Winchester Estate once looked quite different! Dense trees and foliage surrounded the front of the ho...
05/05/2020

The gardens of the Winchester Estate once looked quite different! Dense trees and foliage surrounded the front of the house that once sat on over 150 acres of fruit & nut orchards. What's the longest you've spent walking the gardens?

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05/03/2020

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Sunsets and doors to nowhere. How have you been experiencing the Winchester Mystery House from home?
05/03/2020

Sunsets and doors to nowhere. How have you been experiencing the Winchester Mystery House from home?

The Immersive 360° Tour allows complete virtual access to the Winchester Mystery House in 360° view. Point and click and...
05/02/2020

The Immersive 360° Tour allows complete virtual access to the Winchester Mystery House in 360° view. Point and click and you'll virtually "walk" through the house. Once you purchase the tour for only $8.99, you'll have access forever. Log out and back in when you want. No special tech is needed for the experience!

Special offer: Buy now and receive a complimentary pass for a future estate tour.

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Get free Winchester Mystery House gear now through May 8th! See below to learn how.Offers & Codes:▪️ Spend $35+ and rece...
05/01/2020

Get free Winchester Mystery House gear now through May 8th! See below to learn how.

Offers & Codes:
▪️ Spend $35+ and receive a free coloring postcard set (Code: BUY35)
▪️ Spend $50+ and receive a free "fun facts" key chain (Code: BUY50)
▪️ Spend $100+ and receive a free mug (Code: BUY100)

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If you purchase access to the new Immersive 360 Tour, you'll receive a voucher that will allow you to visit the Winchest...
05/01/2020

If you purchase access to the new Immersive 360 Tour, you'll receive a voucher that will allow you to visit the Winchester Mystery House for a future daytime tour for only $8.99 😮

No expiration. Offer only valid during the closure of the estate.

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How long have you spent exploring the digital floor plan on the 360° tour?Learn More:👉http://ow.ly/YK8u50zqRs1
04/30/2020

How long have you spent exploring the digital floor plan on the 360° tour?

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This eerie photo taken by a guest recently surfaced online. What do you think? Has anyone spotted anything in the 360 to...
04/29/2020

This eerie photo taken by a guest recently surfaced online. What do you think? Has anyone spotted anything in the 360 tour?

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Join us today on Facebook Live at 1PM PST (The 13th hour of the day) for a Live Walk Through of the Winchester Mystery H...
04/28/2020

Join us today on Facebook Live at 1PM PST (The 13th hour of the day) for a Live Walk Through of the Winchester Mystery House!

According to legend, Sarah Winchester was motivated to build her labyrinth-style mansion by other-worldly forces. But, w...
04/27/2020

According to legend, Sarah Winchester was motivated to build her labyrinth-style mansion by other-worldly forces. But, what did the practice of spiritualism really look like in the her time? The secret societies of the Victorian age were much more relevant than you might think...

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What have you been able to see in the house on the new Immersive 360° Tour that you haven't seen in person? How long hav...
04/26/2020

What have you been able to see in the house on the new Immersive 360° Tour that you haven't seen in person? How long have you spent exploring?

Gain never-before-seen access to the Winchester Mystery House & receive a complimentary ticket voucher for only $8.99

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04/26/2020

Another sneak peak at our all-new Immersive 360° Tour! If you purchase access to the new Immersive 360 Tour, you’ll receive a voucher that will allow you to visit the Winchester Mystery House for a future daytime tour for only $8.99 😮

No expiration. Offer only valid during the closure of the estate.

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Get lost in 360° while you explore unprecedented access to America's most beautiful and bizarre Victorian Mansion. All p...
04/24/2020

Get lost in 360° while you explore unprecedented access to America's most beautiful and bizarre Victorian Mansion. All purchases receive a complimentary voucher for a future estate tour for a one-time payment of $8.99. Have you tried it yet?

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04/24/2020
Immersive 360 Tours of Winchester Mystery House are now available!

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After 97 years of guiding guests safely through its confusing halls The Winchester Mystery House announced innovative and unprecedented access to the world’s most bizarre mansion with an all-new —The Winchester Mystery House Immersive 360 Tour. This isn't just any tour, but one that allows the W...

04/23/2020

Explore the world's most beautiful and bizarre Victorian Mansion from the comfort of your own home. Get lost in the long hallways and enjoy unprecedented behind-the-ropes access in the all-new Immersive 360 Tour. With each purchase of this tour, guests will receive one complimentary pass for a future Estate tour when we reopen to the public! 🚪🗝️

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Have you tried it yet? We are thrilled to offer guests unprecedented access to the Estate with an all-new tour —The Winc...
04/23/2020

Have you tried it yet? We are thrilled to offer guests unprecedented access to the Estate with an all-new tour —The Winchester Mystery House Immersive 360° Tour. This virtual experience allows guests to independently roam each level of the mansion.

The Immersive 360 Tour is available now for $8.99. Additionally, guests that purchase this tour during the estate's closure will receive a complimentary pass for a future Estate tour when it reopens to the public.

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Here is a sneak peak at the first digital floor plan of the Winchester Mystery House! Explore this in 360° today for onl...
04/22/2020

Here is a sneak peak at the first digital floor plan of the Winchester Mystery House! Explore this in 360° today for only $8.99. Purchase access to the Immersive 360° Tour and receive a complimentary voucher for a future estate tour.

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04/22/2020

Winchester Mystery House's cover photo

We are offering guests unprecedented access to the world’s most bizarre mansion with an all-new tour —The Winchester Mys...
04/22/2020

We are offering guests unprecedented access to the world’s most bizarre mansion with an all-new tour —The Winchester Mystery House Immersive 360° Tour. This virtual experience allows guests to independently roam each level of the mansion, from the basement to the rarely seen fourth floor, while exploring many rooms previously inaccessible on standard Estate tours.

The Immersive 360 Tour is available now for $8.99. Additionally, guests that purchase this tour during the estate's closure will receive a complimentary pass for a future Estate tour when it reopens to the public.

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Crushed mica in the wallpaper shines in the light, making the Crystal Bedrooms a sight to behold 💠
04/20/2020

Crushed mica in the wallpaper shines in the light, making the Crystal Bedrooms a sight to behold 💠

We've added more apparel items to our online store! Spend $35 and get a few tote bag.Shop Here:👉 http://ow.ly/ORSI50zcJP...
04/19/2020

We've added more apparel items to our online store! Spend $35 and get a few tote bag.

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04/19/2020

Amazing what a little color can do!

All though the Winchester Mystery House is closed for the first time in 97 years, we can't wait to have you back. Right ...
04/18/2020

All though the Winchester Mystery House is closed for the first time in 97 years, we can't wait to have you back. Right now, you can get discounted ticket vouchers that can be used any day when we reopen.

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114 years ago today, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake rocked the Winchester Mystery House. Trapped in the Daisy Bedroom, Sarah...
04/18/2020

114 years ago today, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake rocked the Winchester Mystery House. Trapped in the Daisy Bedroom, Sarah Winchester and her mansion would never be the same.

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While you have some time at home this weekend, explore the world famous Winchester Mystery House with our official video...
04/17/2020

While you have some time at home this weekend, explore the world famous Winchester Mystery House with our official video tour.

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The Winchester Mystery House is the beautiful but bizarre mansion built by Sarah Pardee Winchester, heiress of the Winchester Repeating Arms fortune. Construction began in 1884, and didn’t stop for 38 years until her death in 1922. The architectural wonder and historic landmark in San Jose, CA was once the personal residence of the tragedy-ridden Mrs. Winchester.

Haunted and tortured by the spirits of Winchester Rifle victims, Mrs. Winchester moved to California and built the dizzying Victorian-style structure with many odd and mysterious features. Doors that open to walls, stairways that lead to the ceiling, and many more oddities in the massive mansion. Featuring 160 rooms, 52 skylights, 47 stairways and fireplaces, 17 chimneys, 13 bathrooms, and 6 kitchens, the mansion is a staggering 24,000 square feet.

The mysteries and more are what has drawn over 12 million guests to visit the Winchester Mystery HouseTM since it opened to the public in 1923.

Winchester Mystery HouseTM offers daily “Mansion Tours” that guide guests through the famed areas of the house, and a deeper inside-look of the house on the “Explore More Tour”, which travels through areas that have been off-limits to the public for 90-years. Visit www.winchestermysteryhouse.com for more information.

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Are the tours still going on?
Absolutely loved taking the virtual tour of Sara Winchester's home. It was mentioned that Sara had crippling arthritis. Makes me wonder what direction the house might have taken had she known about Feng Shui cures. Fantastic tour. Thank you so much Winchester House for sharing.
Very fascinating!
Free virtual tour. Just watched it and learned some interesting facts.
Enjoying the video tour of the house. Just curious, was anyone in the house during this? Towards the end of the video, around 39:50, as the camera shows a dining room, there is a figure in the window in the left corner!
I will NEVER understand what you see in this guy! OMG what a non-leader. Answer the feckin' question!
Caught this in the basement during our tour. On the left side of the photo you'll see an image
👻👻👻LUCKY NUMBER #13👻👻👻.
When will the Hudini escape room be open
THANK YOU DANTE!!!! What an awesome tour guide you are. We hope we get you again the next time we come. You deff made our experience hella fun. ☺️☺️☺️☺️ #1,3,thirteen
just see a documentary of this incredible House on the tv channel History NL , really interesting and fascinating
It was a fun time unhinged 😂😎