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The Western Hotel Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Charming, Creaky Old Building with Artifacts

If you like small museums, old buildings and human-scale historical collections, this place is for... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2017
Tujunga, CA
Check when open

This looked like an interesting museum, but unfortunately it has very limited hours so we could... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2016
Steve R
Fullerton, California
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557 W Lancaster Blvd, Lancaster, CA 93534-2533
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Reviewed July 24, 2017

If you like small museums, old buildings and human-scale historical collections, this place is for you. We'd been meaning to go here for like 12 years, and finally found a weekend when it was open. (As the other reviews say, check their website for hours...More

1  Thank SoCalRambler
Reviewed November 1, 2016

This looked like an interesting museum, but unfortunately it has very limited hours so we could only view this from the outside.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed October 5, 2016

We visited the Western Hotel Museum which is in the Blvd area of Lancaster. Its the oldest building in the area built in 1888 and had several names. The most famous owners where George and Myrtie Webber. Myrtie lived to be 110. The museum today...More

1  Thank mini
Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Great place to take the kids for a little local history lesson. This historic hotel is one of the oldest standing structures in the Antelope Valley. Built around 1888 it still possesses the feel of the 1800's with artifacts and historical photos of the area....More

Thank ACprojects
Reviewed December 15, 2015

For tourists, it can be part of a one to two day Boulevard experience for the entire family. From the Western Hotel to the Art Museum, its a great way to spend an afternoon walk and window shopping experience. The museum is small and quaint...More

Thank RLDrPH
Reviewed June 29, 2015

A fun look back at the past, look for Frances Ethel Gumm, later known as Judy Garland's footprints in the pavement behind the hotel. Much of her early stage work took place in Lancaster.

Thank JohhHoward
Reviewed June 12, 2014

Don't go on a Thursday. The hours of operation are not sufficient, in my opinion. We wanted to go and see this historical museum, but were disappointed to find it was closed most days and that the hours are very limited. Perhaps the Chamber of...More

Thank Retsof1949
Reviewed May 2, 2013

We enjoyed our visit to this property. It did not consume much time and much of it was closed off. Donations are at your choice, and worth a couple of bucks. Parking is free and was available on this weekend day. Hours/days available Limited. Not...More

3  Thank ranles76
Reviewed January 9, 2013

Take your kids here to show them how much our expectations have changed in 100 years! The hotel's rooms are tiny, which is to be expected. (A bedroom was just that--a bed in a room, which you used to sleep. You went to the lobby...More

6  Thank Gail1Marie
Reviewed November 7, 2012

The Western Hotel gives people the opportunity to see what Lancaster was like during the days of the Wild West. It is a beautifully restored Victorian treasure in the heart of the newly renovated downtown. A trip to Lancaster would not be complete without scheduling...More

5  Thank christian f
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