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R.C. Baker Memorial Museum - CLOSED

297 W Elm Ave, Coalinga, CA 93210-1923
+1 559-935-1914
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Great Little Museum

Considering the population of our town (I live here), this is a wonderful museum. With all the... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2015
Rachel R
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Coalinga, California
Coalinga's Past

Excellent collection of historical Coalinga area, plus many period pieces and old machines. Good... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2014
vifanua
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Fresno,Ca
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  • Average11%
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13 Apr 2015
“Great Little Museum”
1 Jul 2014
“Coalinga's Past”
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297 W Elm Ave, Coalinga, CA 93210-1923
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+1 559-935-1914
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Reviewed April 13, 2015

Considering the population of our town (I live here), this is a wonderful museum. With all the outbuildings and the historic gas station, the museum takes up a whole city block. It is run by volunteers right now and is only open on the weekends....More

Thank Rachel R
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Reviewed July 1, 2014

Excellent collection of historical Coalinga area, plus many period pieces and old machines. Good collection of fossils and local gems and minerals plus some native American artifacts.

4  Thank vifanua
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Reviewed May 8, 2013

The displays of articles from the past which is part of the History of Coalinga are great. Done in a way informing visitors of, When, why and who started Coalinga.

1  Thank Fred M
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Reviewed October 5, 2012

One of our main reasons for going to Coalinga was to visit the R.C.Baker museum and we were not disappointed. It is loaded with tons of local and regional history and has a huge selection of period pieces. It is housed in several buildings and...More

1  Thank Wapakk
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Reviewed July 9, 2012

clean attractive motoring museum; especially enjoyed the antique gas pumps and well decorated 1920s gas station.

2  Thank laoban173
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Reviewed July 3, 2012

All of it. Loved it and I will go back again very very very soon. A must see place you should all visit if you get within 200 miles of coalinga. Ya just gatta see it. Please go.

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Reviewed March 31, 2012

I noticed the RC Baker Museum on my iphone when driving down to Bakersfield and so stopped in Coalinga for a lunch break. I was glad that I turned off the freeway and took the time to visit the town. The museum is great -...More

2  Thank NearRadwell
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Reviewed June 13, 2011

We had a great time at this museum. There are lots of things that have been donated over the years from the late 1800's, up until now. It's interesting to see how a town changes over the years. And the volunteers we spoke with while...More

1  Thank Michele P
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Reviewed January 1, 2011

Come see it. I can only imagine what the town was like in it's heyday. Some good local history. Some junk. Not as interesting as the museum in Winnamucca.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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