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Modjeska House Tour

@ Heritage Hill Historical Park

Docent-led tour of the historic house and grounds


Tucked away amidst a live oak grove on the banks of Santiago Creek in Modjeska Canyon lies the century-old home of world renowned actress Madame Helena Modjeska. Named for the grounds’ resemblance to the Forest of Arden in the Shakespearean play, “As You Like It,” Arden is designated a National Historic Landmark.

Tucked away amidst a live oak grove on the banks of Santiago Creek in Modjeska Canyon lies the century-old home of world renowned actress Madame Helena Modjeska. Named for the grounds’ resemblance to the Forest of Arden in the Shakespearean play, “As You Like It,” Arden is designated a National Historic Landmark.


Docent led tours of the historic house and gardens are currently offered Wednesdays and Saturdays, by advance reservation only. This walking tour will take you through the years Madame Modjeska resided in her canyon home, and along the rock lined pathways of what she so fondly called the Forest of Arden. Tours are approximately 1 1/2 hours.


Fee: $5 per person for a docent led tour. For reservations, please contact the South County Historical Parks office at Heritage Hill Historical Park in Lake Forest at (949) 923-2230.

  • Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Saturday: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • New Years Eve
  • New Years Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • President's Day
  • Easter
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Day After Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas
  • Memorial Day
  • Heritage Hill Historical Park
  • 25151 Serrano Road
  • Lake Forest, CA 92630

$0.00 - $5.00

  • Ages 0 - 1: Free
  • Ages 2 and over: $5.00

Street parking.

Suitable for: 6 - 17

Phone: (949) 923-2230

Web: Click to Visit

Special Family Events
Activity Name Next Occurrence Suitable Ages
02/28/2017 6 - 17

Event dates, times and cost are subject to change without notice. Before heading out, please contact the event organizer to verify the information provided. If you have questions about a particular event, please contact the event organizer directly.

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