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Del Norte County History Museum

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Address: 577 H Street, Crescent City, CA
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Description: Phone: 707-464-3089

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Great Place to know more about Crescent City

We always bring our out of town guests here to know more about Crescent City, enjoy the people and love their hats, now own many. Enjoy your visit to our area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Crescent City
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We always bring our out of town guests here to know more about Crescent City, enjoy the people and love their hats, now own many. Enjoy your visit to our area.

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Hilo, Hawaii
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69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This museum has a lot of information and exhibits on local life in the area over the years in the Del Norte area. Tribes of the area, the tsunami of '64 and the logging business are all highlights of the museum. They have exhibits of everyday life from the obscure to the mundane. We really enjoyed browsing through the exhibits... More 

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Crescent City, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

In an old building, school children go here to see the history of Del Norte and Crescent City. There are lots of interesting things especially about redwood logging. Very small, takes only about 1 hour. Nice stop if you are here in CC.

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Fortuna, California, United States
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58 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

They have a fresnel lens inside the museum, what a treat to see up close. Very nice staff and great displays. We will go back

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Pacific Grove, California
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260 reviews
89 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We took a driving vacation through northern California, Oregon and Washington, stopping at history museums in each town. This one was definitely the best of the bunch. It's stuffed with fascinating items, so many that we wondered how they were able to persuade so many people to donate so many of their treasures. You'll have glimpses of every walk of... More 

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Benicia, CA
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57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We popped into this museum mostly as a respite from the rain. What an unexpected delight! We ended spending more than an hour here and could have stayed longer. The museum has many interesting artifacts including a light house crystal (almost two stories high), indian clothing/items/pictures, jail cells (this was the former sheriff lock-up, lumber industry tools and pictures and... More 

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Crescent City, California
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

This museum showcases Native American artifacts as well as items from the town, the wildlife, early settlers, fishing industry, logging industry, and local shipwrecks and former lights from local lighthouses. It is "chock full" of amazing sights and is well worth the time to stop in and get some local flavor.

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Fairfield, California
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

This place is worth a visit. I love history and try to visit museums in towns when I can. For a $3 "donation" you get a chance to see Crescent City's rich history. This is a 2 story (or maybe 2.5 story) building with exhibits of just about anything you can imagine. Interior of an early 1900's home, dentist office,... More 

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torrance
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54 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Well worth the visit ... especially to see the 5th order Fresnel lense from the St. George Reef Lighthouse "up close and personal".

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Sacramento, California
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

This museum takes hours to go through properly. The size and scope of the collection is AMAZING! I especially loved all the items from residents that show the daily lives from ye3ars ago. Worth the stop!

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Additional Information about Del Norte County History Museum

Address: Address: 577 H Street, Crescent City, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Crescent City
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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