Preston Castle Ione, California
Join us on this remarkable adventure and unlock the secrets of Preston Castle
Preston Castle, located in Ione, California, is a historic castle built in 1894 as a reform school for boys. Today, The Preston Castle Foundation serves to preserve & restore the Castle. To that end, we offer self-guided and guided tours providing visitors a unique opportunity to explore the castle’s fascinating history and architecture.
Public self-guided tours are offered on frequent Saturdays from April through August. You will have access to the first floor, second floor and basement and learn about the history of the Preston School of Industry. Docents will be available to answer questions and guide participants through the Castle.
For public guided tours, you are invited to take an interesting and informative historical tour of Preston Castle. You will be guided by a trained docent through the first floor, second floor and basement and learn about the history of the Preston School of Industry. Also available is a closed-captioned Virtual Tour for our mobility restricted guests which will take place on the accessible ground floor (basement) of the Castle.
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