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Laws Railroad Museum

395 Silver Canyon Rd, Bishop, CA 93515
+1 760-873-5950
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Old West in Bishop

We had a wonderful few hours strolling around this outdoor museum. It was a nice history of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Laws Railroad Museum -- A Living Museum

The Laws Railroad Museum is located in Bishop, California. The museum is a small living museum with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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“local history” (13 reviews)
“old west” (10 reviews)
395 Silver Canyon Rd, Bishop, CA 93515
+1 760-873-5950
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful few hours strolling around this outdoor museum. It was a nice history of the old west and my children really got a feel for what it would be like to live in that time. Many old artifacts. Much more than railroad...More

Thank DebbbieT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Laws Railroad Museum is located in Bishop, California. The museum is a small living museum with a locomotive and late 19th Century and early 20th Century boxcars and a self-propelled trolley car used as part of a short railway line known as the railroad...More

Thank N4595KRricharde
Reviewed 5 April 2017

If you are interested in history and antiques, this is the place to go in Bishop. Each house in the recreated old west village is filled with antiques. I especially enjoyed the bottle house, filled with a really unique and unusual bottle collection. There are...More

Thank Shutter_Lady14
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We stopped here for a few hours and had a nice visit. The walks between the buildings that showcase life in Bishop over the years was very nice, but I would have liked to have seen more information about the exhibits. The mining demonstration was...More

Thank MEL12111
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We had a few hours to kill on our stop off between Las Vegas and Yosemite. We came across this delightful railway museum. Set out like small village with shops, doctors , hairdressers this museum gives a fascinating insight into old time america. There is...More

Thank christywhisty
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I first visited this museum 12 years ago and went back recently to find it has expanded. It's really cool to look at all the exhibits and get a glimpse into what life was like in the Wild West. Great place for photos, so take...More

Thank Mat T
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This place was a lot bigger than expected. We got to climb onto a train and walk into an old train station. This museum had much to see and learn about. The suggested donation was $5.00 per person, which was well worth the money.

Thank sheryl t
Reviewed 5 March 2017

An office worker recommended the museum when she heard I was going to Bishop. I would pass along that recommendation to anyone staying in Bishop or passing though with an hour or two to spare. The museum has been there for 50 years. They have...More

Thank Jon N
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

This is a Museum I go to a lot and have been doing so for the past 14 years. It's small enough to not wear you out, yet big enough to have a lot of stuff. It has a lot of shops that are behind...More

1  Thank Donna B
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Great attraction, open all year, great history of the area, train old wagons and mining equipment. In one of the houses you will find a wonderful lady who will play the ols piano for you, great fun!

1  Thank glenn20142015
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Can i go there with my puppy?
20 December 2015|
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Response from suzyqblonde | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe you can.