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Mariposa Museum and History Center

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Address: 5119 Jessie Street, At 12th, Mariposa, CA 95338
Phone Number: (209) 966-2924
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Best for history lovers

Liked-the gentleman who had a wealth of knowledge. Many interesting artifacts. Teachers and those who love to read and delve into it all will lose themselves in another place... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Liked-the gentleman who had a wealth of knowledge. Many interesting artifacts. Teachers and those who love to read and delve into it all will lose themselves in another place and time. Many large and intriguing artifacts to visit for free outside. Inside the museum takes suggested donations. Inside probably not for small children under third grade due to the reading... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We had spotted the museum when we stopped for breakfast at the Happy Burger diner just across the street. We decided to have a look in to the museum to stretch our legs before restarting our long journey to Monterey. What a surprise and treat the museum was! It's a charming and informative venue with very many authentic artifacts from... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Small museum but none the less interesting. We spoke to a lovely gentleman who really new is stuff about the town and its history.It will cost you $5 but that is peanuts compared to the history lesson you will recieve.Great morning out

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

What a surprisingly lovely museum! Really enjoyed my visit. I was showed around by very kind volunteers. Learned a lot about the history of California and Mariposa. Great collection! Definitely worth a visit.

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ducklion
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This is a fantastic place to visit very friendly and really interesting so much history about the town really do get to learn alot good exhibits outside as well

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Langley, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Great collections of furnishings, cloths, artifacts, and documents of the gold rush times in the Sierras and later. There are two functioning ore stamping mills, blacksmith shop, and more. Guided tours are available, as is gold panning. Fantastic displays.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We have some time to kill as we waited for our sandwiches just across the street at Shortstop Sandwiches,this little museum was very interesting, detailed information of the gold rush era, displays are excellent. $4 entrance fee.

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Midpines, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is a great museum with a vast collection of gold rush memorabilia as well as collections that show life during the 1800s in a Sierra Gold Rush town. Highly recommended!

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Salinas, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

A fascinating collection of stuff, well displayed and annotated. Mariposa's history comes alive. Don't miss it!

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Mariposa, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Great little museum and educational experience. Staff very knowledgeable about the history of the town and the gold rush era. Large enough to enjoy and small enough to be a stop along the way to Yosemite.

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Additional Information about Mariposa Museum and History Center

Address: Address: 5119 Jessie Street, At 12th, Mariposa, CA 95338
Phone Number: (209) 966-2924
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mariposa
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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