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“Informative, worth 15 minutes” 4 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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Louisville, Kentucky
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Informative, worth 15 minutes”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Some very nice models have been built to explain some of the mystery behind giant sequoias - like why they thrive in these conditions.

Visited July 2014
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Adelaide, Australia
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“Great for kids”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The kids loved the display that compares sequoias in height with whales, elephants and others objects, helped them put their height into perspective. Friendly rangers to provide info.

Visited July 2014
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Old Town, Maine
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“Informative”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Scattered throughout the park are stations with blips of information about the various trees. The Giant Forest Museum offers some great overall information about the forest and its history. It has a cool looking to-scale presentation of known objects to the sequoia trees - it was pretty impressive. They also had lots of information about the ideal growing climate for the sequoias. There were some souvenirs and gifts available for purchase. Worth the visit for the educational experience.

Visited July 2014
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Bethany Beach, Delaware
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“Interesting visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We were glad we stopped in the museum. It was very interesting and they had wonderful displays about the history of the trees and the park.

Visited July 2014
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“Very nice little museeum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The museeum tells you the sotory of the area and about the biology of the trees. You can also see a cut-through slice of a tree.

Visited August 2013
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