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Watson Cabin Living Museum

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Address: 560 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145-1719
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+1 530-583-8717

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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 quaint.

Reviewed 5 August 2015
Allentown PA
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Allentown PA
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Reviewed 5 August 2015

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

Thank MESAllentownPA
Truckee, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 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.

Thank calsun99
Pacific Grove, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 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.

Thank RMarshall2
Lincoln, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 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.

Thank Bradrocklin
Chandler, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2012

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

2 Thank slaterock1704
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Reviewed 12 January 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.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 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.

2 Thank CaliforniaWanderlust

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