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Chinese Temple

1500 Broderick St, Oroville, CA 95965-4871
+1 530-538-2496
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A spiritual experience

If you enjoy history you will enjoy this place very much the articles and grounds are very well... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
russ49fan
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Citrus Heights, California
Awesome

Great historical museum in the heart of Oroville run by the city snd staffed with a very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dave T
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Rio Vista, California
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Hours Today: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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1500 Broderick St, Oroville, CA 95965-4871
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+1 530-538-2496
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you enjoy history you will enjoy this place very much the articles and grounds are very well kept the lady that greet you is very knowledge and kind I was there for over 3 hours and left the place in a very good peace...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great historical museum in the heart of Oroville run by the city snd staffed with a very knowledgeable lady. Many rooms of chapels Gorgeous tapestries. Wow. Clothes from the period both white and Chinese Only $3. Bargain Pictures only tell part of the story.

Thank Dave T
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

Rich Oroville history Lots of Chinese costumes and artifacts Not many know how many Chinese there used to be in Oroville

Thank David T
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

Great Family place to visit wonderful place to take someone visiting Oroville it tells about Oroville history. And the Chinese in building Oroville.

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

Very interesting buildings and artifacts. We went when they were having an open house with with tea and cookies. There are volunteers to help you. A lot of history about the early days in Oroville.

Thank Sharalen L
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

The Chinese have been in Oroville since the early 1900's and helped build it during the gold rush. The temple is a tribute to them and is a must see if you are ever in our town. The Chinese culture is very important

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Reviewed September 19, 2017

Our family visited during Feather Fiesta Days in May. They had live performances that were colorful and well corroborated. Well worth the small admission of $5. There was a lot of history here and my children learned while having fun.

Thank lanedianna
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Reviewed June 21, 2017

It is great to see the contributions that the Chinese Culture has brought to this small gold rush town. Original artifacts that can only be seen here are often lent out to other exhibits around the country. It is amazing to see how the Chinese...More

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Reviewed November 22, 2016

While not knowing anything about Chinese culture learned a lot about how they helped Oroville grow and what it was like for them and the people of Oroville in this period of time... Very informative docents....

Thank Daniel S
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

This site is an excellent learning experience about Chinese culture in North-eastern California. Beautiful artifacts, amazing architecture, and important history.

Thank Lyda K
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Brittney M
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Response from Richard W | Reviewed this property |
The temple is open from 12:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. daily except for holidays. There is a $3 fee for adults and kids under 12 are free. It is open seven days a week except for Dec. 14- 31 when it is closed.
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