Sanchez Adobe

1000 Linda Mar Boulevard
Pacifica, CA 94044

(650) 359-1462


The Sanchez Adobe was constructed between 1842 and 1846 by Francisco Sanchez, owner of Rancho San Pedro and one-time alcalde of San Francisco. Sanchez was a leader of Mexican California who led volunteers against United States forces at the Battle of Santa Clara.

Place Information

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  • Place Cost Free
  • Place Hours
    Sunday 1:00am - 5:00pm
    Monday closed
    Tuesday 10:00am - 4:00pm
    Wednesday 10:00am - 4:00pm
    Thursday 10:00am - 4:00pm
    Friday closed
    Saturday 1:00am - 5:00pm

Word on the Street

The Sanchez Adobe, located at the Sanchez Adobe Park in Pacifica,  is the second-oldest building in San Mateo County and is considered the finest example of Spanish era architecture in San Mateo County.  This historic house museum is open to the public, and visitors can explore the home, look at artifacts from archaeological digs and view the location of the original farm buildings.  The museum offer a hands-on history program for elementary students  where the kids can experience life at the rancho.  And don't miss Rancho Day on the third Saturday in September, when families can step into the past and participate in activities from the days of the rancheros.

Sanchez Adobe: From the Parents


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