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Angels Camp Museum and Carriage House

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Angels Camp Museum

This museum was wonderful. We really enjoyed the carriage and wagon section. The hospital/ medical... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
Margaret K
Fond Du Lac
Not to be missed

If you are visiting Angels Camp And have any interest in learning about the history of the area be... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
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“gold rush”(12 reviews)
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753 South Main Street, Angels Camp, CA 95222
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

This museum was wonderful. We really enjoyed the carriage and wagon section. The hospital/ medical was also very good. Don't miss this if you are interested in the history of Angels Camp!

Thank Margaret K
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

If you are visiting Angels Camp And have any interest in learning about the history of the area be sure and stop in. This museum is well presented and full of wonderful artifacts. The people who work there are very knowledgeable and love sharing information...More

Thank DonnaNPG
Reviewed July 3, 2018

Read all the other reviews as they are right on! So, the only thing I can add is after you pay, start at the bottom of the hill and work your way back up while it might still be cool and your legs haven't given...More

1  Thank candydawn
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

This museum is a ‘must see’ if you are interested in Angels Camp local history. I think the highlight is the artifacts related to gold mining and the associated explanation of the history and operation of gold mines. The building housing carriages is also amazing...More

1  Thank Terry S
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful museum in a town with gold Rush history. Fabulous relics of the time. The proctor that explained the mining and gold separation processes was pleasant and very knowledgeable. Really enjoyed talking to him. Ex teacher volunteer. I would really the museum as a must...More

1  Thank 60Grant
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

This was by far the most interesting museum we encountered whilst away. Chuck was absolutely amazing with us and our daughter teaching her all about the gold rush era and helping her make a wheel and do gold panning! Can’t recommend the museum and it’s...More

2  Thank ginadannycamnbailey
Reviewed February 3, 2018

Very interesting museum. I learned a lot of things I didn’t know about mining in the old west. Also, it was nice seeing some of the old wagons that were used.

Thank stephenwN4327RV
Reviewed January 15, 2018

You wouldn't believe how large the museum is. Looks are deceiving when you see the museum at street level. The great surprise is there are 2 very large buildings displaying old wagons and carriages, as well as a building dedicated to the tools used to...More

2  Thank Gail B
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

We had excellent guides in all the buildings at this museum. Chuck walked us through the whole gold mining experience. Fascinating! They have a big collection of mining equipment, marvelous rock/mineral collection plus many sections/displays of other aspects of life during the mining era. Don’t...More

1  Thank Nancy A
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Highly recommend this museum that covers so many facets of the good country and the families who helped create the town and areas in Calaveras today. My great great grandfather came to the US to sell coal at the SF docks. He got gold fever...More

1  Thank karenn551
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Response from tlhjar | Reviewed this property |
I was there in October. The museum is amazing. The books include a lot of history, gold rush, the land, and a few about women in that era. I think some related to Mark Twain. I didn't buy any books, but I looked at a... More