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Lompoc Museum

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200 S H St, Lompoc, CA 93436-7297
+1 805-736-3888
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Small but interesting

In this museum, a lot of items reflecting the history of Lompoc are on display, as well as some... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2017
San Jose, CA
Interesting and fun

The Lompoc Museum itself is quite interesting as it was built by Carnagie through their funds... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2016
Adrienne S
Lompoc, California
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200 S H St, Lompoc, CA 93436-7297
+1 805-736-3888
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Reviewed January 15, 2017

In this museum, a lot of items reflecting the history of Lompoc are on display, as well as some items collected from native Americans. If you visit Lompoc, this museum is worth visiting. The staff is very friendly, and you only need to donation one...More

1  Thank VIPofHotels
Reviewed September 8, 2016

The Lompoc Museum itself is quite interesting as it was built by Carnagie through their funds. Gorgeous outside structure, but the material inside could use some updating.. worn carpets, and old display cabinets. Additionally, little mentiion of the diatomacious earth facilities and the original seed...More

1  Thank Adrienne S
Reviewed May 6, 2016

It was a very small museum, but as many others have said, it was worth a stop. Lots of history and very helpful staff.

Thank mainestate82
Reviewed March 30, 2016

This museum used to be the Carnegie Library before the current library was built in 1969. It is small and the first floor has a wonderful Chumash Indian collection donated by Clarence Ruth. There are monthly exhibits on the second floor for special interest displays....More

Thank Denise R
Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

This little museum tells the history of Lompoc through a collection of artifacts, displays, dioramas, and photographs. I found the visit quite pleasant and definitely participated in the free will donation. The history of all towns should be preserved for the benefit of the community.

Thank AmericanRuby
Reviewed August 5, 2015

Interesting, small museum...only a few dollars...and packed with 2 floors of exhibits and history of the area...located in the old library.

Thank CAYCE000
Reviewed July 25, 2015

Our family spent over an hour looking at the exhibits. The building itself has beautiful wooden stairs. Carnegie made an amazing endowment, giving small towns across the USA libraries. This former library now houses a quite extensive collection of Chumash and other native American tribe's...More

1  Thank Simon T
Reviewed May 26, 2015

The museum displays many artifacts and other tools used by the native american dwellers(Chumash) of the place. It lets us through the life they have lived long back and I could experience the awe. It was fascinating to see the tools they have used and...More

Thank Sundaram T
Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

The Lompoc Museum is located in the lovely, off the beaten path, town of Lompoc. It is housed in an historic Carnegie library building built in 1911. The amateur archeologist and local History teacher's collection along with an incredible Chumash native American collection is on...More

1  Thank Jayne S
Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great little museum at the south end of town. If your interested in learning about the history of Lompoc this is a must stop. worth a look

Thank Marie F
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