Originally belonging to the Folger family (of Folgers Coffee fame) this estate was used as a warm country getaway from San Francisco's cold summers. In 2010 the Folger Stable and surrounding buildings opened to the public after extensive renovations. The site remains an enchanting example of the bygone "great estates" era.

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Carriage Room Museum

The original Carriage Room within the main stable has been transformed into a magnificent museum that showcases our local history, including the lumbering, farming, and great estate eras. The Carriage Room museum is open to the public on Saturdays from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.


Guided group tours of the stable and site are given on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Tours are free but must be pre-scheduled at least one month in advance and are limited to a minimum of 5 and maximum of 15 people. For more information or to make a reservation, please call the Program Coordinator at (650) 851-2660.

For class tours see Folger Stable School Programs at the San Mateo County Historical Museum website.