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I visited the Mariposa Museum with my two teen boys. One of the docents, Jeri, was excited to show us around. You could tell she loves Gold Rush history! There are so many fun exhibits and even a working replica of a Stamp Mill that...More
An interesting spot surrounded by aging machinery used during the gold rush - if you want to know how gold was mined and processed and touch some of the machinery used to do so no further, an interesting spot in this butterfly of a town.
This small museum was fascinating. It was full of reconstructed rooms from the Gold Rush era. The tour was self guided and the rooms on display included a school room, miners' log cabin, bar, court house, stores and many others. There were many post cards...More
If you wanna find out about the gold rush history and mining era of Mariposa & California you should definately pay this museum a visit. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. I came to Mariposa during the wildfires so the Yosemite Park was closed....More
We came to learn more about John and Jessie Fremont. They had a gold mine nearby and helped establish Mariposa. Jessie Street was named for Jessie Fremont. The helpful staff directed us to the exhibits and books we wanted to see for our research, and...More
We were very impressed with how much is housed in this small museum. They do an excellent job in preserving and presenting the history of not just the area but for the state of California. The docent was very helpful and willing to answer all...More
Quaint, small, fairly informative. I grew up camping in gold county, so this little museum had some charm and some new information for me. The staff consists of docents and volunteers, some are grumpy and a bit cold.