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Facinating Historic Collection

Such interesting artifacts on display in a lovely old Carnegie building. Patricia knew exactly how... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sacramento, California
Patricia is superior

She has brought life back to this iconic venue with more activities and cleaned up the displays... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
Alan S
Hanford, United States
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“Facinating Historic Collection”
15 Aug 2018
“Patricia is superior”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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109 E 8th St, Hanford, CA 93230-3933
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Reviewed yesterday

Such interesting artifacts on display in a lovely old Carnegie building. Patricia knew exactly how to help me track down information to assist in my search for the place where my parents were married in Hanford in1936. She is an excellent resource person,, knowledgeable about...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

She has brought life back to this iconic venue with more activities and cleaned up the displays. Wishing her continued successes.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alan S
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

It gave a very good look how the town developed, it showed pictures of when it had large lake 30 miles long & 30 miles wide & then in the 50’s it dried up & the Indians left. There things from the Dutch,Chinese,& Indians ....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank GoGPsnow
Reviewed July 31, 2017

We love the Museum so much. The history is forever being expanded. We appreciate all they do in our town, Great for a quiet day in downtown Hanford

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Ssudds06
Reviewed April 26, 2017

It's a nice little museum filled with artifacts from Hanford's beginning. There is one exhibit with historical accounts of some of the atrocities that were committed by settlers against the Native Americans that lived in this valley. California has an ugly past. I think it's...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Good_Citizen_me
Reviewed April 24, 2017

Great use of a beautiful Carnegie designed library. Now it is the Museum, with exhibits open on 2 floors. I think the Amelia Earhart exhibit is interesting if you have any interest in Amelia- part of her shell collection, and a dress she owned among...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank BackRoadsUSA
Reviewed October 25, 2016

The price to get in is a bit surprising. It is quite tiny, but has some amazing pieces of history. The staff is very knowledgeable and their attentiveness is typically only seen at the highest levels of 5 star facilities. The best thing is that...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Lucinda R
Reviewed August 23, 2016

History of Hanford was presented in an easy to read manor. Docents were informative and answered historical questions and current questions.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank SydSays
Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

The exhibits are fact filled and nicely displayed! Great place to take students and youngsters to see historical items up close!!

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Attraversiamo2023
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Very interesting of the area of California History. The displays are wonderful and the Staff is very knowledgeable. Its located in the Historic area of down town Hanford close the Court House Square. Easy parking. Great for all ages.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank TDHanford
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