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R.C. Baker Memorial Museum - CLOSED

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Great Little Museum

Considering the population of our town (I live here), this is a wonderful museum. With all the... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2015
Rachel R
Coalinga, California
Coalinga's Past

Excellent collection of historical Coalinga area, plus many period pieces and old machines. Good... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2014
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Apr 13, 2015
“Great Little Museum”
Jul 1, 2014
“Coalinga's Past”
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297 W Elm Ave, Coalinga, CA 93210-1923
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Reviewed April 13, 2015

Considering the population of our town (I live here), this is a wonderful museum. With all the outbuildings and the historic gas station, the museum takes up a whole city block. It is run by volunteers right now and is only open on the weekends....More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed July 1, 2014

Excellent collection of historical Coalinga area, plus many period pieces and old machines. Good collection of fossils and local gems and minerals plus some native American artifacts.

Date of experience: March 2014
4  Thank vifanua
Reviewed May 8, 2013

The displays of articles from the past which is part of the History of Coalinga are great. Done in a way informing visitors of, When, why and who started Coalinga.

1  Thank Fred M
Reviewed October 5, 2012

One of our main reasons for going to Coalinga was to visit the R.C.Baker museum and we were not disappointed. It is loaded with tons of local and regional history and has a huge selection of period pieces. It is housed in several buildings and...More

Date of experience: October 2012
1  Thank Wapakk
Reviewed July 9, 2012

clean attractive motoring museum; especially enjoyed the antique gas pumps and well decorated 1920s gas station.

Date of experience: July 2012
2  Thank laoban173
Reviewed July 3, 2012

All of it. Loved it and I will go back again very very very soon. A must see place you should all visit if you get within 200 miles of coalinga. Ya just gatta see it. Please go.

Date of experience: July 2012
Thank jakebrake49
Reviewed March 31, 2012

I noticed the RC Baker Museum on my iphone when driving down to Bakersfield and so stopped in Coalinga for a lunch break. I was glad that I turned off the freeway and took the time to visit the town. The museum is great -...More

Date of experience: March 2012
2  Thank NearRadwell
Reviewed June 13, 2011

We had a great time at this museum. There are lots of things that have been donated over the years from the late 1800's, up until now. It's interesting to see how a town changes over the years. And the volunteers we spoke with while...More

Date of experience: June 2011
1  Thank Michele P
Reviewed January 1, 2011

Come see it. I can only imagine what the town was like in it's heyday. Some good local history. Some junk. Not as interesting as the museum in Winnamucca.

1  Thank Meander174941
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