Christmas at Kearney Mansion: Timeless Toys

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  • Location: Fresno Historical Society
  • Address: 7160 W. Kearney Blvd., Fresno, CA 93706
  • Phone: (559) 441-0862
  • Time: Public guided tours: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM; Private tours see calendar for availability
  • Price: Ticket prices vary by tour.


This holiday season, the Society will bring magic back to the Kearney Mansion Museum & Gallery with our annual display of Christmas at Kearney. The Mansion will be filled with decorated trees, each representing a local decorator's interpretation of a favorite Christmas Carol for our Timeless Toys theme.

From November 25 through New Year's Eve, guests will learn the history classic toys, each of which are more than 50 years old, still loved by children today and many listed in the Nation Toy Museum's Hall of Fame. Additionally, guests will tour the Kearney Mansion and learn the history of M. Theo Kearney and the Fruit Vale Estate. Special events are planned during the month, including a Meet & Greet with Santa and Holiday Tea Parties.

Public Guided Tours are available Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM.

You can also book private tours for groups of ten or more Monday through Thursday by appointment only. Includes: Free admission to Kearney Park, a docent-led tour of the Kearney Mansion Museum and access to the Gallery featuring a rotating exhibition of objects, photos and ephemera from the Society Archives.