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Winchester Mystery House


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525 S. Winchester Blvd.
San Jose, CA 95128
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Knowns as the "World's Strangest Home," the Winchester Mystery House has over 160 rooms. Sarah Winchester, the Winchester rifle heiress, left Connecticut in 1884  and traveled to San Jose where she began building this mysterious house. To this day, it is unknown as to why she was so obsessed with building such a large house, with more and more rooms added on. One of the staircases in the house is very strange, as it descends seven steps, then rises eleven steps. When taking the tour, make sure to stay by your tour guide and not wander off, or you could be lost in the maze of hallways and rooms for hours. Hidden rooms and secret passageways are all found within the walls of this mysterious home. 

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