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Tahoe Maritime Museum

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5205 West Lake Boulevard, Homewood, CA 96141
+1 530-525-9253
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New location in Tahoe City

Check web site for new address! This is a great history of Lake Tahoe through the old wooden... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2017
GRS-SJS
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Sebastopol, California
makes you want to sail the lake in those historic boats

This small museum is a tribute to the beautiful Cris-Craft and other wooden classic boats that have... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2017
Margaret W
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Fairfield, California, United States
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5205 West Lake Boulevard, Homewood, CA 96141
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+1 530-525-9253
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Reviewed July 29, 2017

Check web site for new address! This is a great history of Lake Tahoe through the old wooden boats. They have some beautiful boats on display. There is a short video on the history of boating on the lake as well. Lots of photos and...More

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Reviewed June 28, 2017

This small museum is a tribute to the beautiful Cris-Craft and other wooden classic boats that have sailed (and still sail) on Lake Tahoe. There is also a small exhibit of scrimshaw and a pictoral history of tattoos. A nice display of the boats of...More

1  Thank Margaret W
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Reviewed September 12, 2015

This is a great added attraction to West Shores ambiance. The museum boasts wonderful displays chronicling the Lake's nautical history. Highly recommend and great for the kids.

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Reviewed November 9, 2014

We went on a Sunday and just happened to make a wrong turn and run into it. My husband saw the sign for Ghost Ships. I had seen it listed on TripAdvisor and thought it would be nice to visit. Would have been a shame...More

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Reviewed June 8, 2014

Easily the best source of information and history of boating on Lake Tahoe, this spot is worth a look! They rotate the exhibits, because it's not very large, but that makes it a great fit for a quick family stop between beaches, meals, etc. The...More

1  Thank David P
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Reviewed August 28, 2013

We really learned a lot about boating history on Lake Tahoe and also attempts to keep water free of pollution from boats. The museum is fairly new and has some gorgeously restored boats. it is almost across from the Sunrise so a good place for...More

1  Thank Jan536
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