Pardee Home Guided Tour

What to expect
  • 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
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 tour of 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 Enoch 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. Enoch married and has one son, George Pardee who was one of the key people instrumental in founding the Port of Oakland, EBMUD - 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 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!

Note: Admission fee is not included and must be paid at the door in form of cash or check with a recommended amount of $5-$10 per person. Tea time not included in tour and must be arranged separately at least 2 weeks in advance.
Key Highlights
Price Free!
Duration / Session 90 min
# Sessions 1
As a courtesy to fellow participants, please provide at least 24 hour cancellation notice.

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