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Watson Cabin Living Museum

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Original log cabin 1908

Museum/store with a lot of interesting history on main street of Tahoe City, take a short visit... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2017
Goodyear, Arizona
Good for a quick visit.. History buffs will love it.

This was a sweet view of life in Tahoe before settlement went wild. Great upkeep, me small but... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2015
Allentown PA
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21 Nov 2017
“History, Charm and World-Class Location”
11 Jul 2017
“Original log cabin 1908”
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560 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145-1719
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Reviewed November 21, 2017

I spent a fascinating five hours immersed in Tahoe history. This tiny cabin is packed with photos, documents, historic relics and more. At first, I was initially hesitant to pay the admission fee but so enjoyed my time, I left an additional donation. Bring your...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

Museum/store with a lot of interesting history on main street of Tahoe City, take a short visit, parking on the street (if your lucky)

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank SamB29
Reviewed August 5, 2015

This was a sweet view of life in Tahoe before settlement went wild. Great upkeep, me small but quaint.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank MESAllentownPA
Reviewed September 29, 2014

Good place to visit. small fee for entry. Historic and interesting history of the Tahoe region. Gift shop for books and CDs. Great visit for history buffs and those curious about the history of the area. A short film is also there for the viewing.

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank calsun99
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Tahoe City was hoping with Tourist including my self and the place was closed. I could see on a Monday but Wednesday. It should have been open. So I did not get to go.

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank RMarshall2
Reviewed July 1, 2013

From the shores of Tahoe in Tahoe City, walk up the stairs to the street level. The cabin is right there. Just love to look at the cabin everytime we visit. Very cool, incredible views.

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank MexicoTraveler3
Reviewed August 10, 2012

Lots of history of the area and B/W photos. Will background you on the lake's history. Give it a chance!

Date of experience: August 2012
2  Thank slaterock1704
Reviewed January 12, 2012

Loved all the indian baskets and color charts from native shrubbery, old skis, sled, dresses, boots, etc. This is a nice history of old TAHOE Americana.

Date of experience: January 2012
Reviewed November 19, 2011

Although small, this is in fact how people lived in the tahoe basin in the mid 1800s. I thought it was fascinating and definitely worth seeing. Can you just imagine being in a little log cabin on the lake with nothing else around? Cool.

Date of experience: December 2010
2  Thank CaliforniaWanderlust
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