|The McHenry Mansion, built in
1883 by Robert McHenry, prominent local rancher/banker, is a fine example of the Victorian
Italianate style of architecture. In 1923, it was converted into apartments and remained
as such until 1976 when the Julio R. Gallo Foundation purchased it and donated it to the
The McHenry Mansion is on the National Register of Historic places. It is owned and operated by the City of Modesto. The McHenry Mansion Foundation, a nonprofit, advisory group, was established in 1983 to provide additional support.
The McHenry Mansion is accredited by the American Association of Museums.