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Del Norte County History Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Fun Tour of Local History

This small building packs in an amazing amount of local history into its warren of rooms on two... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
dunadan
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Seattle, Washington
Very Impressive

From the outside it looks like a small town museum. We did not expect too much, but were pleasantly... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
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Louisiana
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577 H St, Crescent City, CA 95531-3743
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

After reading other reviews, I was under the impression that entry was free. It’s not. It is $3 per adult. Yes, it says donation, but the girl at the door said $3,which we paid. The museum does have a large collection of Native American artifacts...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

This small building packs in an amazing amount of local history into its warren of rooms on two floors, filled to overflowing with display cases and artifacts. There are rooms dedicated to the local Native American tribes, local industry, historical events, clothing, medicine, but probably...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

From the outside it looks like a small town museum. We did not expect too much, but were pleasantly surprised. There are many displays featuring the history of Del Norte County. Well worth spending at least a couple of hours.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NinaL3039
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Neat place full of pictures, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia from the area. Fascinating to learn the good and bad history of the town. (Bad was kicking out the Asians and the tsunami destruction) Glad we stopped in for about an hour to learn about the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

Discovered quite by accident on a very rainy Sunday, we actually became members, we were so impressed! There is a lot of history here, of native tribes, of the lighthouse, of the entire life of the city! We learned so much about the area, from...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lisaannie1997
Reviewed June 21, 2018

This place is packed with so many items/artifacts. The historical stories are so interesting about the earlier people in this area. Learned a lot. If you like history you should stop here if you have the time

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

Visiting the Historical Society was the highlight of my trip. The ladies were so helpful and very knowledgeable about the history of Crescent City. I was quite surprised by the amount of items they had on display and thoroughly enjoyed the trip back through time.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Donna H
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

I spend just over an hour and I'm no museum fan. Could have spent 2 hours easily - it's so much to take in. Defiantly worth the stop if you're at all interested in history, development... They have some downright awesome household items & artifacts...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

Very friendly staffand amazing place to find Local history from ships that have made Local history to local light house history to local memories from the title waves and. Floods

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank mcjones5
Reviewed January 21, 2018

A sweet and very nice place.Small little town Crescent City. The local kids from the schools visit. Again I am a local. iT'S A CUTE VISIT AS YOU WALK THRU DOWNTOWN.

Date of experience: January 2018
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