Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate

Dunsmuir House was built by Alexander Dunsmuir, who came to the Bay Area in 1878. The grounds are home to a wide variety of trees, including Camperdown Elms, Bunya Bunya and Hornbeam, still grace the estates gardens and expansive meadows. In addition, the Hellman estate contained a golf course, formal croquet court, tennis court, swimming pool with Mission style bathhouse, glass conservatory with grotto, an elaborate aviary, formal garden maze, and Japanese garden.

Operating Hours

Tuesday through Friday 10am to 4pm.


Admission is free.


2960 Peralta Oaks Court

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Contact Info

Phone: (510) 615-5555