The Shadelands Ranch house and grounds are open to the public for docent-led tours each week from February through October. The Museum is closed on all major public holidays.
Wednesdays: 1 – 4 pm
Sundays: 1 – 4 pm
Last admission is 3:30 pm
Adults (17 and up) : $5.00
Youth (16 and under): Free
WCHS Members: Free
Group and Private Tours
Reservations are required for groups of 8 or more people or for those with special
needs. Private tours also can be scheduled on alternate days with a reservation.
For visitors with special needs: All of the grounds and the first floor of the house are fully accessible to those with physical disabilities.
In addition, the Museum offers supplementary materials, including videos and photos, to ensure that those with special needs are able to enjoy the features of the second floor.
Group tours are restricted to no more than 30 people.
We are closed to the public for private events on the following Sundays:
- Sunday, May 1, 2022
- Sunday, May 22, 2022
- Sunday, May 29, 2022
- Sunday, June 19, 2022
- Sunday, July 3, 2022
- Sunday, July 10, 2022
Other Historic Sites and Tours
The City of Walnut Creek owns and maintains Borges Ranch, an historic cattle ranch from the early 1900s.