Welcome to Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park After a 14-year, $22 million restoration and rehabilitation, the Mansion is now open to the public as a museum. It also serves the citizens of California as the states official reception center for leaders from around the world. The Leland Stanford Mansion is a stunning example of the splendor and elegance of the Victorian era in California. On your tour of the 19,000-square-foot Mansion you will see: 17-foot ceilings Gilded mirrors and exquisitely detailed carved moldings Beautifully restored woodwork Elegant 19th century crystal and bronze light fixtures Historic paintings Re-created carpeting and draperies based on photographs from the 1870s to match the original interior design Original period furnishings that belonged to the Stanfords. 19th-Century style gardens