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GREAT HISTORY!

This is an exceptional way to give yourself or your guests history on the home and Carmel! What a... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
kellygX8671LF
An amazing house!

A visit is well worth your time. An added benefit — you get to see a number of spectacular houses... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
jimpab
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Carmichael, California
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The historic home of the poet Robinson Jeffers is open to the public for group tours Fridays and Saturdays. First Tour at 10AM, last tour at 3PM. Tours last about 1 hr 20 minutes. Docents describe the life and times of Robinson and Una Jeffers, his...more
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26304 Ocean View Ave, Carmel, CA 93923-9109
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

This is an exceptional way to give yourself or your guests history on the home and Carmel! What a delightful way to spend an hour! Highly recommended!

Thank kellygX8671LF
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

A visit is well worth your time. An added benefit — you get to see a number of spectacular houses along the Carmel oceanfront.

Thank jimpab
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Beautiful location with an interesting story. Our docent was very knowledgeable and passionate about the history of Tor House. Well worth visiting.

Thank SnSCalifornia
Reviewed 10 April 2018

While visiting Carmel by the sea, Tor House is recommended for being visited, but is quite difficult to find how the reach it

Thank DanielL57
Reviewed 6 March 2018

This beautiful stone homestead dates back to the early 1900's. A tour of this masterpiece is well worth your time. It sits in one of the most desirable zip codes in California. The history of the Jeffers family will give you a feel of what...More

1  Thank Mychelle F
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We'd never been here before, and the guide was super knowledgeable and funny! Beautiful site, would definitely go again, especially if the guide is the same.

Thank Stephanie V
Reviewed 4 March 2018

An interesting look at this unique home poet Robinson Jeffers and his wife, who liked the rugged, windswept edge of Carmel,

Thank Steve N
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I took the tour on Saturday. It was a really great you with a well informed docent Doug Thank you for making it such fun. Jeannette

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

The Tor House and Hawk Tower help promote the literary and philosophical legacy of Robinson Jeffers. We were fortunate to get Doug B. as a docent, he is very knowledgeable and gives great insight to Robertson Jeffers, his family and his cultural contributions. Book your...More

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Alan S, Public Relations Manager at Tor House, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thank you for your review of your tour at Tor House. We are glad you enjoyed it. Just wanted to mention that our Annual Garden Party is always the first Sunday in May and it is the only time photography is allowed in the house...More

Reviewed 25 February 2018

The guided tour of this beautiful home is only available via internet reserve on Fridays and Saturdays in the winter, and for only 6 or 7 at a time so go to their website before you go. If you enjoy hearing about the lives of...More

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Alan S, Public Relations Manager at Tor House, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thank you for your review of your tour of Tor House. We just wanted to mention that we are open all year, not just the Winter. Tours are Friday and Saturday, 10 - 3. Glad you got to hear the piano, it is a marvel...More

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No, this would not be a good place to take a dog since you will be going into someone's home.
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