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This 654-acre estate was built between 1916 and 1919 for Mr. and Mrs. William B. Bourn II, a wealthy citizens of San Francisco. The estate includes a 43-room mansion and 16 acres of formal gardens, which are notable for the Italian Renaissance tea house and the nearby carriage house, dominated by a bell tower.

Filoli is open Tuesday through Saturday, from February 12 to October 26, 2002, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. (last admission is at 2:30 pm); closed on Sunday and Monday.

Admission fees are $10.00 per adult, $5.00 per student (with valid ID) and $1.00 for children ages 7-12. Children under 7 are free. Admission includes self-guided tours, guided tours, and nature hikes.

Location: Canada Road, Woodside California Telephone 650-364-2880

Other History nearby:
(Alameda) Alameda Historical Museum
(San Francisco) Alcatraz Island
(San Francisco) Ansel Adams Center for Photography
(San Francisco) Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
(Boulder Creek) Boulder Creek Historical Society
(San Francisco) California Historical Society

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