Hours

Visitor Center: Friday-Monday
11am-5pm
NOTE: Mansion Tours will not be available Friday, June 21, and Saturday, June 22, due to a special event.

Location

525 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95926

Parking

Free parking is available for Bidwell Mansion SHP visitors only, all others will be cited.

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Jun 2019

Annie’s Birthday Tea

Jun 22 at 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Bidwell Mansion, 525 Esplanade
Chico, CA 95926 United States
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$45

Grab your favorite tea hat and enjoy a traditional formal Victorian tea with Annie Bidwell inside the Bidwell Mansion.

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Annie’s Birthday Tea

Jun 22 at 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Bidwell Mansion, 525 Esplanade
Chico, CA 95926 United States
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$45

Grab your favorite tea hat and enjoy a traditional formal Victorian tea with Annie Bidwell inside the Bidwell Mansion.

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Jul 2019

A Bidwell Binocular 360° Quest

Jul 5 at 10:00 am
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One event on Jul 12, 2019 at 10:00 am

►July 5 and 12 - All Ages – No Limit RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Call Bidwell Mansion Visitor Center at 530-895-6144 Kids Summer Fun Programs - FREE - Given on Fridays at 10:00 AM at the Bidwell Mansion Visitor Center, 525 Esplanade, Chico. This program gives children the opportunity to observe close up the natural and the various manufactured resources around the mansion and see the differences between these environments. Using binoculars, children will be able to make connections between past and…

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Can You Dig It? – Archaeological Exploration

Jul 7 at 10:00 am
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One event on Jul 14, 2019 at 10:00 am

►July 7 and 14 - Ages 8-12 year old – Limited to 20 Kids Summer Fun Programs - FREE - Given on Sundays at 10:00 AM at the Bidwell Mansion Visitor Center, 525 Esplanade, Chico. Can You Dig It? What is Archaeology? Why do we do Archaeology? What is excavation? What is the importance of map usage and excellent record keeping? Children will learning about these and other insights into the science that interprets someone’s culture and way of life.…

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A Bidwell Binocular 360° Quest

Jul 12 at 10:00 am
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One event on Jul 12, 2019 at 10:00 am

►July 5 and 12 - All Ages – No Limit RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Call Bidwell Mansion Visitor Center at 530-895-6144 Kids Summer Fun Programs - FREE - Given on Fridays at 10:00 AM at the Bidwell Mansion Visitor Center, 525 Esplanade, Chico. This program gives children the opportunity to observe close up the natural and the various manufactured resources around the mansion and see the differences between these environments. Using binoculars, children will be able to make connections between past and…

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Can You Dig It? – Archaeological Exploration

Jul 14 at 10:00 am
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One event on Jul 14, 2019 at 10:00 am

►July 7 and 14 - Ages 8-12 year old – Limited to 20 Kids Summer Fun Programs - FREE - Given on Sundays at 10:00 AM at the Bidwell Mansion Visitor Center, 525 Esplanade, Chico. Can You Dig It? What is Archaeology? Why do we do Archaeology? What is excavation? What is the importance of map usage and excellent record keeping? Children will learning about these and other insights into the science that interprets someone’s culture and way of life.…

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What do owls eat?

Jul 19 at 10:00 am
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One event on Jul 21, 2019 at 10:00 am

►July 19 and 21 - Ages 6 and over – Limited to 30 RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Call Bidwell Mansion Visitor Center at 530-895-6144 Kids Summer Fun Programs - FREE on Fridays and Sundays at 10:00 AM  at the Bidwell Mansion Visitor Center, 525 Esplanade, Chico. Owl pellet dissection is an easy, hands-on way to learn about the eating habits of birds of prey. Pellets are the remains of an owl’s meal. Finding and piecing together the bones inside owl pellets is…

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What do owls eat?

Jul 21 at 10:00 am
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One event on Jul 21, 2019 at 10:00 am

►July 19 and 21 - Ages 6 and over – Limited to 30 RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Call Bidwell Mansion Visitor Center at 530-895-6144 Kids Summer Fun Programs - FREE on Fridays and Sundays at 10:00 AM  at the Bidwell Mansion Visitor Center, 525 Esplanade, Chico. Owl pellet dissection is an easy, hands-on way to learn about the eating habits of birds of prey. Pellets are the remains of an owl’s meal. Finding and piecing together the bones inside owl pellets is…

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Gold Panning with Mountain Mike!

Jul 26 at 10:00 am
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One event on Jul 28, 2019 at 10:00 am

►July 26 and 28 - Ages 8-12 year old – Limited to 25 RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Call Bidwell Mansion Visitor Center at 530-895-6144 Kids Summer Fun Programs  - FREE - Given on Fridays and Sundays at 10:00 AM at the Bidwell Mansion Visitor Center, 525 Esplanade, Chico.   Gold panning with Mountain Mike! In this activity, our very own Mountain Mike will lead kids as they learn about the dream versus the reality of the California Gold Rush. What routes did…

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Gold Panning with Mountain Mike!

Jul 28 at 10:00 am
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One event on Jul 28, 2019 at 10:00 am

►July 26 and 28 - Ages 8-12 year old – Limited to 25 RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Call Bidwell Mansion Visitor Center at 530-895-6144 Kids Summer Fun Programs  - FREE - Given on Fridays and Sundays at 10:00 AM at the Bidwell Mansion Visitor Center, 525 Esplanade, Chico.   Gold panning with Mountain Mike! In this activity, our very own Mountain Mike will lead kids as they learn about the dream versus the reality of the California Gold Rush. What routes did…

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