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Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum

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A Museum For All Seasons

I am a seasoned museum-goer and I can say in all honesty that the Mount Shasta Sisson museum is... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
Cyntravelz
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San Francisco, California
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Surprising little gem

Very surprised by this little gem next to the fish hatchery. Many cool displays on geology... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
SheWhoTravelsTooMuch
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St. Louis, United States
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DECEMBER 12 TO MARCH 30: CLOSED The Museum is open from early spring to the second weekend in December. Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum is a self-supported, volunteer operated museum with a 501(c)(3) tax status. To fulfill its mission, the museum has...more
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1 N Old Stage Rd, Mount Shasta, CA 96067-9701
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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

I am a seasoned museum-goer and I can say in all honesty that the Mount Shasta Sisson museum is truly a museum for all seasons and by that I mean not just times of year but ages and stages in our life for repeated visits...More

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JNE5, Manager at Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

We loved your detailed review! With supporters like you, we will be able to continue to install new exhibits and maintain this historic building. I am sure your review will send more visitors our way, and we like that too. Thank you.

Reviewed July 28, 2018

Very surprised by this little gem next to the fish hatchery. Many cool displays on geology, history, the railroad, and more. Dress up area for children with period clothes. They were having a quilt show. Interactive features encourage climbing and touching. My kids are teens...More

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JNE5, Manager at Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

We do say that our museum has something for people of all ages, and your review will help visitors to appreciate that. Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We look forward to seeing you at the museum again!

Reviewed July 22, 2018

From the outside you would probably just drive by, but take the time to go in an explore. A very hands on museum about Mt. Shasta and the railroads that helped build the area. It would be so much fun for kids, but as an...More

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JNE5, Manager at Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We liked how you noticed that we have something in every room for adults and kids. We look forward to seeing you at the museum again.

Reviewed July 8, 2018

This amazing place is stuffed to the rafters with interesting things for the kids to climb on, walk through, put on, and play with. They can walk through a volcano, climb on a fire truck, play in a log cabin, pet a stuffed bear, play...More

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JNE5, Manager at Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

We enjoyed reading your review, which will help others realize that there are many things in the museum for children and adults. We look forward to seeing you at the museum again!

Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

This was a wonderful museum and very informative and hands on! Especially great for kids. Impeccably neat and clean. Great little gift shop too. Also has a fish hatchery attached and great fun to feed the fish!

Thank Deborah D
JNE5, Manager at Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

We appreciate your review. One thing we like to say is, "In every room of the museum, there is something for kids and adults." It seems like you agree! Having the fish hatchery on the same property offers a variety of activities for all. Thanks!

Reviewed June 1, 2018

This is a small museum but worth a stop for the good history and historical items and information. There is also a modern art room in the back featuring local artists which is cool.

Thank Eileen W
JNE5, Manager at Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2018

So glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. The display in the back room changes every 4 to 8 weeks. We look forward to seeing you at the museum again.

Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

We decided to stop here and spend 15-20 minutes at most. We were there for more than an hour and learned so much about the area (expected) and volcanos (not expected). The video presentation is self-guided and very well done (could have been louder) and...More

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JNE5, Manager at Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

We enjoyed reading your review of our museum. Your detailed description will help others learn about what we have to offer and bring more of them to enjoy it. We appreciate how you took the time to write this. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed September 20, 2017

Stopped by here to originally to check out the hatchery next door, on our way to Heart Lake. The musuem itself is not big, but is filled with information on the region's history. Very friendly curators there, glad to answer any questions you have, not...More

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JNE5, Manager at Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2017

Glad to hear that you had a good time. We love the detail about buying souvenirs at the museum store. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed August 27, 2017

A visit to the museum was a highlight to our recent visit to Mt. Shasta. The building is filled with displays that take you back into the local history and offers hands on to a variety of exhibits where you and/or your children can take...More

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JNE5, Manager at Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2017

I enjoyed reading your detailed review of what you did at the museum. I am sure your review will give people a good idea of the fun they could have at the museum too. Thanks for sharing!

Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

It never occurred to me that there would be such a cool little museum dedicated to the history of the Mount Shasta region. Well worth a visit. It's a nice break from all the outdoor activities!

Thank Gary C
JNE5, Manager at Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2017

We love that you think we are a "cool" museum. Thanks for sharing your impressions!

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