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Friendly free, modest musuem

Do not expect too much. This is a small-town musuem. Volunteers are Super-friendly. Exhibits are... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2018
Guernsey, Channel Islands
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Small Piece of History

I loved my visit here! While I wouldn't say this is a must-see attraction, if you are in the... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2018
Brendan W
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Twentynine Palms Historical Society owns and operates the Old Schoolhouse Museum. Housed in the oldest public building in the area, it provides visitors a chance to experience a 1920s-era schoolroom, view artifacts and exhibits pertaining to the...more
6760 National Park Dr, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-3402
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Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Do not expect too much. This is a small-town musuem. Volunteers are Super-friendly. Exhibits are well presented and interesting

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed April 21, 2018

I loved my visit here! While I wouldn't say this is a must-see attraction, if you are in the Twentynine Palms and want to learn more about the area, this is a great place to visit! A great insight into the early days of this...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Nice informative museum of the local area. From the first settlers, the Marine Base past and present, and the friendly staff. Tours are available.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 13, 2018

This is a very nice museum dedicated to the history of 29 Palms. They moved the old school house to this location across the street from the Art Gallery.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed December 11, 2017

This museum touches on the history of the city. It's built inside the former one-room schoolhouse. An outside building allows you to view the area's first public transportation--the Hastie Bus. Great gift shop too. Even locals shop here for the perfect gift.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank SoCalGuest
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Just outside 29 Palms Inn - the only decent place to eat fine food around here. There are lots of desert memorabilia here - some would call “junk” but interesting stuff. A nice chronology of 29 Palms through the years. Great docants

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

This museum was actually the first school in 29 Palms. PBS did a special on how it was moved to it's current location. The local docent's do an excellent job of explaining the exhibits and giving insider tips to the local area. It's on the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed May 10, 2017

While the Old Schoolhouse Museum is not a "must see," it is a pleasant surprise for anyone who dreams of the good old days. Twentynine Palms is a quiet town and the Old Schoolhouse Museum is one of the little gems of the city. The...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed March 12, 2017

This schoolhouse was originally built in another location, added to, and then the entire long building, in one piece, was moved to this location. As you enter, there is a gift shop with historical books among other things. The middle room is filled with objects...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed March 1, 2017

We went here on a rainy day... and really got a history lesson. Sometimes you think that 'history' means that it has to hundreds of years old, especially if you live in the east. But this school house museum tells the story of the area's...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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