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“Nice museum” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Giant Forest Museum

Giant Forest Museum
Hwy 198, Giant Forest, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Nice museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

This was a small but info packed museum. Really cool exhibits like an RV made out of a log and lots of taxidermy/history of the area.

Visited July 2012
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26 attraction reviews
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“Wonderful Museum!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

So many great exhibits. Shows you much about the Sequoia National Park, and the trees. Parking is limited, get there early.

Visited June 2012
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93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
“Worth stopping”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012 via mobile

A small and interesting museum easy to stop at right by the highway with large car park opposite. Worth stopping to learn more about the amazing trees that are all around you.

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Las Vegas, NV
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Reviews in 56 cities Reviews in 56 cities
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“Only one issue”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

This is really minor but the volunteer at the desk was helping a hiker that was backpacking from Mt Whitney to San Diego. She didn't know about the facilities (shower, laundry, and mail) at Lodge Pole Visitors Center. We visited it later that day and wish we could have informed him...

Nice overview of the Sequoia life cycle and it's symbiotic relationship with fire. It needs fire to germinate and it needs fire to thrive. Only takes about 45 minutes to read every display. A small gift shop about 300 square feet was nicely supplied with everything but food and drink.

Visited September 2012
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San Diego, California
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“Small Well Done Intro To Sequoia National Park”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

The museum is definitely worth the stop to introduce yourself to the natural and human history of the area. It's a good place to park and take advantage of the park's shuttle system too.

Visited August 2012
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