A small gem, with exhibits from several parts of the world, well displayed and documented. This is a good stop that can take an hour or two, with something interesting for all ages.
The building itself is worth checking out, but they also have fun unusual events and displays. Well worth a visit.
My husband and I and our son and daughter-in-law and our four-year-old grand daughter spent a good two hours there and we learned a lot in the museum on the first floor, which includes a wonderful library and comfortable places to sit and read. The second floor is like no other place I have ever been. It is designed with... More
Extraordinary Museum experience. A completely unique examination of world culture and experience through an amazing, eclectic collection of artifacts, textiles, music, visual art. performance. Nothing like it.
This gem of a museum is one of those places you can appreciate as an adult, but bringing a child or grandchild is just so special. They can explore little nooks with costumes, musical instruments and puppets just to name a few. Just being exposed to so many of the world cultures is wonderful as an adult, but the little... More
If you're looking for a place for your kids to learn about different cultures while having a blast, this is it! Puppet shows, musical instruments, puzzles, and great photography are just some of the things you and your family will enjoy!
Mariposa Museum is definitely a low-budget production, but manages to produce exhibits that are interesting and thought-provoking on a consistent basis. I don't know that I'd recommend it as the destination venue of a cross-country trip, but for locals it's worth a family membership card.
A beautfiul exhibit - mostly owned by a single woman who has since passed away. Nadia, the Curator at the museum spent so much time with us - explaining so many interesting things. Certainly time well spent.
On the expensive side to enter if you have to pay full price (residents could check out a free pass from the town library the last time we went), but they sometimes have free events, and the place is wonderful. So much to see and do. I especially like the musical instruments from around the world upstairs. So did my... More
I don't know if I can say anything about the Mariposa Museum, It has to be experienced. If you are an inquisitive person who loves beautiful things, you'll love it here.
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