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Angels Camp Museum and Carriage House

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Address: 753 South Main Street, Angels Camp, CA 95222
Phone Number: 209 736 2963
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Thu - Mon 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Fun Local Museum

This was a fun museum for us. The kids enjoyed the scavenger hunt for kids. We all enjoyed the exhibits and learning more about the area. It helps to know the history for the Gold... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Laurie G
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Gaston, United States
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Gaston, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This was a fun museum for us. The kids enjoyed the scavenger hunt for kids. We all enjoyed the exhibits and learning more about the area. It helps to know the history for the Gold Rush time period while exploring the area.

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Royal Oaks, CA
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65 reviews 65 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We been to Angels Camp many times and finally had the time to tour the museum. If you like learning about the gold rush days in the sierra foothills and Mark Twain, this is the place for you. They also have the largest carriage collection in California. The best part of the museum is hearing the history of Angels Camp... More 

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Angels Camp, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

If you enjoy exploring Gold Rush history, you will enjoy a trip to the local museum. The carriage house is a recent addition and has all kinds of old buggies in it. If you are looking to learn more about local history, this place will not disappoint!

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Rancho Murieta, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This is a true history museum telling the gold rush story and Angles Camp history. Glad we stopped. Great knowledgeable and friendly Docents. I will return on the next trip.

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Cameron Park, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
36 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

At Angels Camp, we went to the Museum and Carriage House. What a wonderful trip!! Took almost three hours!! Had an excellent guide! He took us through the gold mining experience! It was a wonderful museum! And the Carriage House...We have never seen so many, many carriages!! We could have stayed longer! What a great place!!

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Flagstaff
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The staff was friendly. The carriages were great. Some came with interesting stories. The wild blackberries growing along the back fence were sweet and tasty.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Cannot say enough about this great museum. There are many areas and buildings to explore. Make sure you take the time to talk to the guides and read. Jim was particularly knowledgeable and showed us details of the exhibits that we would not have known just by experiencing on our own. Don't be put off by some of the area... More 

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Crowley Lake, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed the museum and carriage house. There are three buildings and several outdoor exhibits to see. Everything is well arranged and interestingly presented. We learned a lot! The docents are extremely knowledgable and love sharing their knowledge! They made our visit an absolute success! Don't miss it!

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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The vast and varied collection will appeal to everyone. The mining artifacts including the giant water wheel gave use a great background to the area miners. The extensive carriage collection included every type of wagon you could imagine. The staff were pleasant and willing to share their time. Too bad we ran out of time as it closes at 4:00.... More 

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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62 reviews 62 reviews
24 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This city owned and operated museum provides a classic view of life in these hills in the 1840s through the 1930s. A clear description of gold mining operations along with artifacts of life during the same period.A fabulous collection of wagons and carriages that were vital during those years.

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