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Old Orange County Courthouse

211 W. Santa Ana Blvd, Santa Ana, CA 92701
Old Orange County Courthouse

Old Orange County Courthouse.

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The Old Orange County Courthouse is a Romanesque Revival building that was opened in September 1901. It is located in Santa Ana's Historic Downtown District on Civic Center and Broadway streets. It is officially recognized as California Historical Landmark No. 837 and is also on the National Register of Historic Places. The courthouse now stands as a museum. It has been used as a location for movies and television shows. It features as the exterior of Briarcliff Manor in "American Horror Story: Asylum."

Admission to the museum is free. It is operated by OC Parks, a county government agency.

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