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“Back in time” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Way It Was Museum

The Way It Was Museum
113 North C Street, Virginia City, NV 89440
775.847.0766
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Palm Springs, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
20 attraction reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Back in time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

One particular attraction in Virginia City is that every weekend, the locals were customs like it used to be in the 18th century. You can see a sheriff, an army officer or a local lady dressed like in the last century. You really feel like you traveled in a time machine..

Visited May 2012
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Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Informative”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

We enjoyed the film as well as browsing though all the relics of days gone by. The informative displays about mining in the area were particularly interesting.

Visited September 2012
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Oakland, California
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“Fun”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

It was fun to visit, but not as informative about life in the mines as we would have wanted. For engineering types there is a lot of interesting mining equipment.

Visited September 2012
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Upland, CA
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9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Lots of things to see”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

There are many things to see. Gives you the chance to see artifacts from the town and items that show what life was like during that time period.

Visited August 2012
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Pebble Beach, California
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Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“we loved it!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

If you want wild west mining history this is the place. I am only sorry that I could not spend more time there. You won`t believe how deep the mines went, how much money they made and how complicated there design was. Also have a small gift section as you enter with inexpensive articles for adults as well as children.

Visited August 2012
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