MEUX HOME MUSEUM
1007 R Street, Fresno, CA 93721 Directions
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'Meux Home Museum' is a tribute to the architecture and hospitality of gothic Victorians. The 16-room Victorian mansion of Thomas Richard Meux became a reality. The house's exterior uses columns, cornices, string courses, and corbels, scrolls, fans, stained, or cut glass. All lighting fixtures are great examples of effective gas light systems during the latter part of the 19th and early 20th centuries. You can enjoy the house's guided tour and walk through the beautiful garden. Visitors can take trips from 45 minutes to 1 hour and see all the finest of artwork, architecture, and much more from the Victorian era. It affords children four and under are free.
Adults - $10
Children (Ages 5-16) - $5
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KEARNEY MANSION MUSEUM
7160 West Kearney Boulevard, Fresno, CA 93706 Directions
Guided Tours, Landmarks, Historical Places, Architectural Buildings, Picnic Area, Public Tours & Shops
Kearney Mansion Museum contains two houses, one primary residence and the quarters of adjacent servants. The two buildings are constructed in the style of the French Renaissance, replicated by the use of local materials and the use of Victorian stock moldings. It offers educational opportunities for the community through excellence in events, exhibits, and the use of its collections. The Kearney historical site for a guided tour provides a look into life and times of the farming origins of the San Joaquin valley. It offers complimentary entry for members of historical society and children under the age of 3.
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FAC WATER TOWER
2444 Fresno Street, Fresno, CA 93721 Directions
Shop, Guided Tour, Observation Deck, Industrial Parties, Meeting, Museums, Collections, Group Events, Aerial View, Historical Building, Education Programs & Camp
FAC Water Tower is a 109 feet high, with a storage capacity of 250,000 gallons in the tank. It also has an inner wall about two feet thick, and an outer wall about fourteen inches thick. Over the brick framework, the tower's exterior has a white color. The water tower today remains the most recognizable and lasting emblem of Fresno's architecture. The shop offers a unique shopping experience featuring local artists producing fine arts, crafts, and literature; all at affordable rates.