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Del Norte County History Museum

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Address: 577 H Street, Crescent City, CA
Phone Number: 7074643922
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Phone: 707-464-3089

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what a treat

$3.00 donation was worth every cent and mostly even more. Lots of local history, state history and ties to national history. Never seen that much WWI materials preserved as they... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2016
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

$3.00 donation was worth every cent and mostly even more. Lots of local history, state history and ties to national history. Never seen that much WWI materials preserved as they had. The Indian baskets were outstanding. Huge display cases on the 2nd floor. Needed more time to see the jail, rooms etc. They have a huge Fresnel Lens from one... More 

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Smith River, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

This was once a jail, lots of walking, phone # 707-464-3922 $3.00 donation for adults, $1.00 18 and under, under 6 free. if you have time to spend there is so much to see several exhibits to enjoy downstairs, upstairs is the old jail, dental equipment, drill back then looks like a torture chamber in itself OUCH, along with other... More 

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Samoa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Excellent displays. Everything was easy to see and yet well protected. The Native American basket display is marvelous.

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Lewiston, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Enjoyed very much. Not open all the time depending on season. The docient is very friendly and knowledgeable.

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Yelm, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

There are many pictures of crescent from past to present and even a photo of when there were two lighthouses on the shore, now there is just one.

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Crescent City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

What looks to be a small 2-story building from the outside is a cornucopia of memorabilia spanning 2 centuries detailing the lives of the native population and European settlers. Collections include artifacts from the logging and fishing industries which dominated the region. An incredible museum filled with way more many exhibits than can be covered in this review. If you... More 

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Crescent City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

We are museum lovers and this lovely museum has moved into our top 10 favorites! When in Crescent City, CA do not miss this huge collection which spans Native lives, historic exhibits and so much more. The docents are more than ready to answer any questions and there are also many books for sale by local authors.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

Looks like a small place from the outside but is packed full of local history. Visited on a rainy day and glad we did. Old photo's were very interesting and information on the tsunami in the 60's in particular told the story of devistation

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Small museum housed in the former County Hall of Records. A portion of the building was used for the County Jail until 1963, and the jail cells are still there on the 2nd floor of the building for viewing. Museum has an varied and eclectic collection of artifacts from times-gone by: Yurok native american artifact, cameras, musical instruments, lumber industry... More 

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Roosevelt, Utah
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The donation is mandatory. Children are offended. Employee is very rude. Employee busy talking to her own friends instead of taking care of customers.

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