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:
The March 28 tours have been canceled. Future tours are still scheduled, dependent on public health recommendations. Thank you for your understanding.
Saturday, July 11, 2020 - 10:00am or 11:00am
Saturday, November 7, 2020 - 10:00am or 11:00am
Saturday, November 14, 2019 - 10:00am or 11:00am
Tours begin at 10:00 am and 11:00 am.
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