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Merced County Courthouse Museum

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Address: 21st & N Streets, Merced, CA 95340
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+1 209-723-2401
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Merced County Courthouse

What a lovely museum to visit - and the docents were terrific - congrats on a job well done - Karen Fini

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 February 2017
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fresno
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

What a lovely museum to visit - and the docents were terrific - congrats on a job well done - Karen Fini

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Atwater, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

As County museums go Merced is average but educational. They put on a lovely open house for Christmas with many area groups decorating trees that are displayed throughout the museum.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This should be included in any road trip through California's gold country. A fun afternoon to spend a few hours.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

It's a cool little place with very nice staff. It gives you good insight on Merceds development and different things that happened in the valley. Not a very large museum.

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Merced, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

If you are interested in Merced or Central Valley of California, this is an excellent museum! Mostly volunteer staff does a very good job and the full time Director, Sarah Lim, is exceptional ! Interesting exhibits change regularly and a nice little shop offer lots of interesting books and other items at good prices.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 hours here & could have spent longer. Our guide was great, patient & very knowledgable about the local area, he even suggested other sights to see & recommended local restaurants. The courtroom upstairs is impressive & the maps of the local area are interesting. I would highly recommend a visit whether you are from the area or... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We actually viewed this place as a wedding venue, but was plenty surprised by the exhibits that told the story of Merced before it's present. I actually learned so much about the city's history. The volunteers who serve as guides and oversees the gift store were warm and so knowledgeable. I highly recommend people visit this free museum if you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Wonderful stay after the mid-night driving from Yosemite, warmness keeps away the tiredness. Especially thank to the fron desk lady Maria, her kind help assists us and especially helpful to our kid.

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Merced, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

This museum's displays change I believe once per month. Excellent history-great time to spend with family. Docents are very good.

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Merced, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

The Hmong display was neat... the rest of the courthouse is cute and well spread out. It is small but big enough to spend at least 1hr.

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