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Angels Camp Museum and Carriage House

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What a gem

Such a pleasant surprise. What appears to be a small venue at street level is really a multi-level... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Denise Z
San Clemente, California
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A Great Museum

Please do not miss going to this museum and give yourself a couple hours to see everything. We... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2019
Lynn C
Sykesville, Maryland
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“gold rush”(13 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a pleasant surprise. What appears to be a small venue at street level is really a multi-level plethora of history. There was so much to see, we had to return the next day. From Mark Twain biographical information to mechanical wonders of yesteryear, we...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Denise Z
Reviewed March 2, 2019

Please do not miss going to this museum and give yourself a couple hours to see everything. We learned so much and the individuals who work there are very knowledgeable. The building from the road looks very small and not worth the stop BUT the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lynn C
Reviewed February 25, 2019

It looks small from the road ... but it is HUGE. The building visible from the road is only one of three buildings, plus an outdoor display of antique tractors and other equipment. The main building has one wall devoted to Mark Twain and the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Joe and Diane B
Reviewed January 6, 2019

We were fortunate to be met by Jim down in one of the lower buildings. He's an excellent guide. Also, the carriage house is full of a large variety of carriages with good explanations about their notable features.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jim G
Reviewed August 14, 2018

This museum was wonderful. We really enjoyed the carriage and wagon section. The hospital/ medical was also very good. Don't miss this if you are interested in the history of Angels Camp!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Margaret K
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

If you are visiting Angels Camp And have any interest in learning about the history of the area be sure and stop in. This museum is well presented and full of wonderful artifacts. The people who work there are very knowledgeable and love sharing information...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DonnaNPG
Reviewed July 3, 2018

Read all the other reviews as they are right on! So, the only thing I can add is after you pay, start at the bottom of the hill and work your way back up while it might still be cool and your legs haven't given...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

This museum is a ‘must see’ if you are interested in Angels Camp local history. I think the highlight is the artifacts related to gold mining and the associated explanation of the history and operation of gold mines. The building housing carriages is also amazing...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank TeemanRacketman
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful museum in a town with gold Rush history. Fabulous relics of the time. The proctor that explained the mining and gold separation processes was pleasant and very knowledgeable. Really enjoyed talking to him. Ex teacher volunteer. I would really the museum as a must...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 60Grant
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

This was by far the most interesting museum we encountered whilst away. Chuck was absolutely amazing with us and our daughter teaching her all about the gold rush era and helping her make a wheel and do gold panning! Can’t recommend the museum and it’s...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Pam L
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I was there in October. The museum is amazing. The books include a lot of history, gold rush, the land, and a few about women in that era. I think some related to Mark Twain. I didn't buy any books, but I looked at a... More