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San Joaquin County Historical Society & Museum

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Good place to visit

I visited with my teenage boys (11 and 13) and they really enjoyed it. The only disappointment was... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Brighton, United Kingdom
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WOW I had no idea!!!

So much Central Valley History all in one place. I was blown away to find that this place right in... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2018
Lodi, California
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11793 N Micke Grove Rd, Micke Grove Regional Park, Lodi, CA 95240-9549
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

I visited with my teenage boys (11 and 13) and they really enjoyed it. The only disappointment was that the gold panning was closed weekday. We had the place to ourselves which was really nice too! We have learnt a lot and the new exhibit...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

So much Central Valley History all in one place. I was blown away to find that this place right in my own back yard. If you love history and your coming to this area you owe it to yourself to spend a half day exploring...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2017

This is by far the best small or "local" type museum I have ever visited, and I have experienced them from Cape Cod all across the United States and throughout California. It tells the whole history of Captain Weber and the founding of Stockton (which...More

Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We visited this museum from out of state while visiting family in the area. Great museum. We learned a lot about the area. The kids enjoyed the hands on exhibits and all the cool tractors!

Thank Jenna S
Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Great, lots of really interesting exhibits. Even the ladies at our hotel didn't know it existed though!? My husband could have spent the whole day looking at their extensive exhibits. Ladies at visitor center couldn't have been more helpful or enthusiastic.

1  Thank Silverysue
Reviewed April 5, 2016

Nice settings; very clean and helpful staff. Valley history and always clean and bright. Good parking near front door.

Thank sonnybear47
Reviewed January 21, 2016

There are different areas, from an indoor museum with interesting exhibits, to old buildings, nature trails and outdoor exhibits including an old one room school house. There is a nice little gift shop and the whole area is very visitor friendly. It is located inside...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

This extensive museum covers many aspects of local history, from native Americans through white settlement, the gold rush , to farming and famous people with up to date and fascinating exhibits. We spent two hours but could have spent the day.

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Reviewed May 5, 2015

We very much enjoyed visiting the San Joaquin Museum in Lodi. It is very large and fun to see. We were there over two hours as so much to see. There is a pioneer building that describes the pioneers who came to Lodi. There are...More

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