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Julian Pioneer Museum

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Address: 2811 Washington St, Julian, CA 92036
Phone Number: 760 765 0227
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if you're in Julian you jmight as well dig a little deeper into its history

fortunately, the dedicated volunteer opened on Martin Luther King Day, tho the museum is not usually open on Mondays. For $3 per person, we were diverted for 45 minutes by some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
MJHBlack
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Salt Lake City

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Salt Lake City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

fortunately, the dedicated volunteer opened on Martin Luther King Day, tho the museum is not usually open on Mondays. For $3 per person, we were diverted for 45 minutes by some interesting old-fashioned displays about the mining town's early days. worth it? Yeah.

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El Cajon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Take the kids! Lot's of pioneer things. Pictures and other things from by-gone era's. A Julian staple!

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Thank Cbarbie2000
Mission Viejo, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

A lot of information, but not very organized. The staff was very nice, and they had a nice selection of books for purchase.

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Thank HoJoCA
Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

interesting learning about Julian's history and the people who helped create the town years ago. it is definitely worth the time to go thru.

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Thank ruthanne s
Yuma Az
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

For a $3.00 "donation" you'll step back in time as you explore Julian's "rich"(as in gold mine) history. The small 3 room museum is well kept and the day my wife and i visited the person in "charge' gave us a good little description and history leason on Julian's past.

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Thank NEofAZ
Julian, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The Julian Pioneer Museum is open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and manned by volunteers. Donations of $3 are requested. IF you are in Julian for the museum on a closed day, stop by the Chamber of Commerce office in Town Hall. The girls there will be glad to call to see if the museum can be opened for your... More 

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1 Thank Patti T
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Drove to Jullian for Wine Tasting but decided to visit the Pioneer Museum. The 3.00 donation to visit was waved since they were doing work on the inside glass windows and we had very limited access to the front only. The gentleman there was nice and let us look around at the front of the place. There are a lot... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I took my kids to this museum and all three found something interesting to see and learn about history. i myself was blown away with old Sears catalog in a really good shape for a 100+ year old volume that you can actually touch and read. Will go again!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Nestled in the mountains is this quaint little gold town from years gone by. Known for its apple pie and cider, there is plenty to see and learn. If you are visiting San Diego, try to make it up there. We never know if the next wildfire may take part or all from the map. We hope not.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

omg all these years I've gone to Julian always always over looked the Julian Pioneer Museum. Really what made me go in this time, don't even know. So SO thankful I DID! Every single piece of history in there is from the actual founders and families. It's the real Mc Coy. Really as one reviewer mentioned....its all their original home... More 

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