Tor House, Carmel-by-the-sea

Tor House, Carmel-by-the-sea - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: 26304 Ocean View Ave, Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93923, USA

Phone: +1-8316241813

Ticket Price: 12 USD

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

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About Tor House, Carmel-by-the-sea

Constructed by Robinson Jeffers, a poet builder from the 1920s, the Tor House was initially a dream house for him and his family. Entirely built by himself, the Tor House is a stark example of how far one can go to achieve his dreams. Jeffers made use of wooden planks to pull up the stones and place them perfectly. Almost 80 years after this, the house is converted into a museum and is a prominent attraction in Carmel by the Sea. The museum also displays Jeffers’ poetries as well. Overall, a great place to explore the architectural and artistic marvel.

Tor House Information

  • Photography is not allowed inside the house.

Tor House Ticket Prices

  • Adults: 10 USD
  • Students of or above 12 years: 7 USD

Tor House Opening and Closing Hours

  • The last tour on these days is carried out at 3:00 pm.

How To reach Tor House by Public Transport

  • Hired taxis or cars

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  • Sarah Rubin was our Docent, and she went above and beyond--she was friendly, outgoing, engaging, knowledgeable and gave everyone in our group a rich experience of Roberson and Una Jeffers' home. Her appreciation of Jeffers' poetry, as well as the history of the house and the town of Carmel-by the-Sea was obvious and appreicated. My boyfriend ended up proposing on the top of Hawk Tower, so i don't think the experience could have been any more perfect.

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  • Stunning stone house on Carmel beach that was home to the famous poet. Docent-led tours give you the complete picture. Small shop sells related books and items.

  • This was a lovely tour and was satisfied about getting to know about an interesting couple.

  • This place is so cute and interesting and the docents are filled with knowledge and excitement.

  • The story behind this house and Robinson Jeffers' marriage is fascinating. Both are stunning achievements.

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