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Address: 2811 Washington St, Julian, CA 92036
Phone Number: 760 765 0227
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if you're in Julian you jmight as well dig a little deeper into its history

fortunately, the dedicated volunteer opened on Martin Luther King Day, tho the museum is not usually open on Mondays. For $3 per person, we were diverted for 45 minutes by some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 7, 2016
MJHBlack
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Salt Lake City

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

If you have children this is an average museum because a lot of it is ready and "Please Do Not Touch" signs. It's cute but do not plan your day here. My 6 yr old son and I spend out 30 minutes inside. It's a $3 donation for adults.

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Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

David is a great guy; he runs the place. Also does amazing historical town tours by appointment. Great way to spend a day!

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Salt Lake City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

fortunately, the dedicated volunteer opened on Martin Luther King Day, tho the museum is not usually open on Mondays. For $3 per person, we were diverted for 45 minutes by some interesting old-fashioned displays about the mining town's early days. worth it? Yeah.

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El Cajon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Take the kids! Lot's of pioneer things. Pictures and other things from by-gone era's. A Julian staple!

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Mission Viejo, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

A lot of information, but not very organized. The staff was very nice, and they had a nice selection of books for purchase.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

interesting learning about Julian's history and the people who helped create the town years ago. it is definitely worth the time to go thru.

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Yuma, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

For a $3.00 "donation" you'll step back in time as you explore Julian's "rich"(as in gold mine) history. The small 3 room museum is well kept and the day my wife and i visited the person in "charge' gave us a good little description and history leason on Julian's past.

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Thank Noel E
Julian, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The Julian Pioneer Museum is open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and manned by volunteers. Donations of $3 are requested. IF you are in Julian for the museum on a closed day, stop by the Chamber of Commerce office in Town Hall. The girls there will be glad to call to see if the museum can be opened for your... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Drove to Jullian for Wine Tasting but decided to visit the Pioneer Museum. The 3.00 donation to visit was waved since they were doing work on the inside glass windows and we had very limited access to the front only. The gentleman there was nice and let us look around at the front of the place. There are a lot... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I took my kids to this museum and all three found something interesting to see and learn about history. i myself was blown away with old Sears catalog in a really good shape for a 100+ year old volume that you can actually touch and read. Will go again!

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