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Northern Mariposa County History Center

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Worth a stop

We stopped at this museum when visiting the town of Colterville, CA. The museum has a lot of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Waretown, New Jersey
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A hidden treasure

This museum is one of the most interesting places in the region. The volunteer staff were most... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2017
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3 weeks ago
“Worth a stop”
May 23, 2017
“A hidden treasure”
Often referred to as the Coulterville Museum, offers visitors a glimpse of the life and times of early California, from the early 1800’s through the boom days of the 1849 California Gold Rush and the post gold rush era of the late 1800’s to early...more
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10301 State Highway 49, Intersection of Hwys 49 & 132, Coulterville, CA 95311-9758
+1 209-878-3015
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at this museum when visiting the town of Colterville, CA. The museum has a lot of pictures and items from the gold rush days. To tell you the truth, we enjoyed wondering around the entire town.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

This museum is one of the most interesting places in the region. The volunteer staff were most helpful and knowledgeable, their families being local residents for generations. There was so much of interest to see and read about that my wife had to entice me...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Roger B
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Came by with my three girls and spent some time learning about the local history. Nice little museum and the docent, Lynette/Lanette, was super friendly, informative and made the history center come alive. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Genkimari
Reviewed April 21, 2016

A great place to stop, stretch your legs and absorb a bit of history while driving up (or down) Hwy 49. The museum is free. The lady there the day we went was very friendly, offering all kinds of tip and side roads to take....More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank fungramma51
Reviewed April 17, 2016

We were ready for a stop. The Tourist Information Center in the hotel was closed because of a fire. Across the street it had opened in a museum where we signed yet another visitor book because it helps them help other visitors in the future....More

Date of experience: April 2016
Reviewed September 29, 2015

it was cool, i like the little models they had and the old stuff - technically, i like just about any museum - they also offered gold panning (but we didn't have time to do that) I liked the old western parts of it

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank sale w
Reviewed June 28, 2015

Lovely friendly ladies manning the museum and a really interesting stop with some great exhibits. Definitely pop in if you are travelling through Coulterville, we really enjoyed ourselves.

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Kris B
Reviewed March 3, 2014

This wonderful, FREE museum was a pleasant stop as was a walk through the tiny "old west" town. We felt that we had stepped back in time a century of two! The docent that welcomed us provided many tidbits of local lure that added so...More

Date of experience: February 2014
3  Thank DaleMMR
Reviewed September 16, 2012

We enjoyed visiting this historical landmark to learn more about the local area. The docent was very knowledgeable and shared with us about the history of Coulterville, the buildings, and the surrounding areas.

Date of experience: September 2012
4  Thank JenniferC9
Reviewed June 23, 2012

I actually live in Coulterville, and that's a picture of the historic Hotel Jeffery. This little town has a great big heart.

Date of experience: June 2012
3  Thank hwy132justtrippin
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