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Experience the grandeur of early Los Angeles with a visit to the Doheny Mansion located on the downtown campus of Mount Saint Mary's University at 10 Chester Place. Chester Place was an exclusive gated community of Victorian mansions in the early 1900's and home to oil baron Edward L. and Carrie Estelle Doheny for almost 60 years.

Organized in groups of 23, docent-led tours commence in the former home of Edward Doheny's son, Ned, at No. 10 Chester Place and conclude in the Doheny Mansion. The complete tour lasts approximately 2-1/2 hours; the tour involves walking, standing, and climbing a few stairs. So please wear comfortable walking shoes.


To sign up for a public tour, please click on the highlighted date of the tour you wish to take:

All Doheny Mansion tours for 2020 have been canceled. Thank you for your understanding.


Please note that private tours of the Doheny Mansion will not be offered in 2019 and 2020. Thank you.

All public tours are $20 per person. Proceeds support mansion conservation.

Reservations are essential and must be accompanied by payment. No children under 12 years of age. No photographs are allowed inside the Doheny Mansion.

For tour information, please call 213-234-9837


From the Santa Monica Freeway (10) traveling east, exit Hoover and turn right (south). Drive to Adams Blvd. and turn left. Drive about three blocks to St. James Park and turn left again. Turn right on St. James Park and proceed into the Mount Saint Mary's University campus.

From the Harbor Freeway (110) traveling south, exit on the Adams Blvd. offramp and drive two blocks straight to Adams Blvd. and turn left (west) on Adams. Travel 1/2 mile and turn right at St. James Place. Turn right again into St. James Park and proceed into the Mount Saint Mary's University campus.

The Doheny Mansion is an "Official Project" of Save America's Treasures, a national effort to protect America's cultural treasures.