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Historic Courthouse Museum

255 N Main St, Lakeport, CA 95453-4830
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A Nice Visit

My wife and I happened upon the Courthouse Museum and were thankful we did. It was good to learn... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
Yankeerev
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Hayward, California
Went for a walk downtown and noticed the museum open..,

I went inside and was utterly amazed at the quality of Native American items. From baskets made of... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
Bill V
,
Lakeport, California
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Hours Today: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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255 N Main St, Lakeport, CA 95453-4830
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

My wife and I happened upon the Courthouse Museum and were thankful we did. It was good to learn about the Pomo tribe as well as some of the local history. I especially liked the history of the Police in the area including the previous...More

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Reviewed January 13, 2018

I went inside and was utterly amazed at the quality of Native American items. From baskets made of tullies, to a fishing canoe for 2 Artifacts galore of a peaceful time in history as well as Memorials of Sheriff and Firefighters, and Warriors of our...More

Thank Bill V
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Reviewed September 30, 2017

The museum has an excellent display on the geological history of Clear Lake, how it was formed and the changes made due to volcanic activity in the area. Waters once flowed to the Russian River now into the Sacramento River. Nice display of a Victorian...More

Thank Thomas P
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

this is a cute place to see while on vacation. no costs other than donations...staff is friendly and willing to share the history...shows all the history of the county including native history and original settlers...drop by spend 20 minutes and enjoy the cool seating outside...More

Thank Steve M
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Reviewed March 29, 2017

This the local museum in an old courthouse building. Nothing special about that. But, the contents are surprisingly good. The display on the geologic history of Clear Lake is really interesting! The faults and the big landslide are amazing. The Native American / Pomo exhibits...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2017

The museum in someways is quite non-descript, but did have quite a few interesting items on display, particularly about the the first settlers and their habits etc. The person on duty was extremely helpful and useful for our tour.

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Reviewed February 27, 2017

We came through with our little boys about an hour before closing. Upon our arrival, we were given a brief overview of everything that was included in each room (this was helpful, so I could avoid the delicate antiques). The old-style telephone switchboard was great...More

Thank Rachel L
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Reviewed September 18, 2016

We got to the museum about 7 minutes before closing time and the staff was very friendly! They mentioned the time, had us sign in then gave us a quick run down of what is in each room then told us to take our time...More

Thank Shelby N
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

We walked up from Library Park to tour the Courthouse Museum, but alas, it was closed that day. We still enjoyed the grounds and exhibits outside the museum.

Thank Michael H
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Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Great displays illustrating history of Lake County including pioneer, settler and Native American info, 19th century court house,

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