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Groveland Yosemite Gateway Museum

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18990 Main St, Groveland, CA 95321-9442
+1 209-962-0300
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Oh my gosh, so informative and the volunteers are great! So helpful with places to visit and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MarieC201866
Yosemite museum

This museum has a lot of historical value for the park area. We loved the art, and all the history... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2018
254diannas
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Hanford, California
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
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“local history” (13 reviews)
“gold rush” (5 reviews)
“for sale” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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18990 Main St, Groveland, CA 95321-9442
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+1 209-962-0300
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"for sale"
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"free wifi"
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"nice little gift shop"
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"volunteers"
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"docent"
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"logging"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oh my gosh, so informative and the volunteers are great! So helpful with places to visit and history of Groveland,

Thank MarieC201866
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

This museum has a lot of historical value for the park area. We loved the art, and all the history of the gold rush era is very interesting. The price is right, free, but a small donation is appreciated. Good and interesting history lesson.

Thank 254diannas
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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

This little museum is a real gem. My wife and I spent a wonderful hour looking at the displays and reading the materials. We particularly liked the locally crafted display models of a 19th century gold mine and an early 20th century lumber yard. A...More

Thank Daniel M
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Reviewed September 23, 2017

My husband and I stopped in for a quick tour of the museum... Interesting place with history of the area.The boom of the gold rush and the time of building of the dam. Very nice volunteer.

Thank 95ellen
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Reviewed June 22, 2017

The docent was very knowledgeable and the price is free but donations are welcome well worth a visit

Thank Gay M
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Reviewed June 15, 2017

I loved the exhibitions that told stories about the mythology of the place. You can't guess that just from the beautiful sites you experience at Yosemite. I love old stories and beliefs and here I found the story about the crying woman and her lover...More

Thank Patricia A
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Reviewed May 30, 2017

Loved it. There's a series of display cases well presented, and the ability to examine things up close.

Thank Outdoor_Bryce
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

This museum has some lovely exhibits, dioramas of the gold country all around, artefacts and rocks and everything you need to know about Groveland and the nearby surrounding area.

Thank Sarah D
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Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

I was hesitant on taking my young kids to a museum, but the staff was very friendly and the kids were able to touch may of the exhibits. There is also a park next door!

Thank Mombynight
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Reviewed May 20, 2017

We loved this museum. It was fairly small, but filled with artifacts and lots of information about the history of the area. The volunteers were very friendly, and passionate about the local history. It was fun to see the stuffed "critters" and even some wild...More

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Marie S
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Response from Patsy S | Reviewed this property |
They are open on weekends, but it would be worth a quick call or check of the website to confirm about Labor Day weekend and hours. Donations are accepted, but there is no fee. Wonderful little museum to visit!
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