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Del Norte County History Museum

577 H St, Crescent City, CA 95531-3743
+1 707-464-3922
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Very cool

This museum is filled with interesting artifacts and really gives you and in depth look at the city... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Heather P
Redding, California
Get Away Weekend

Was recommended to visit after visiting the lighthouse. Plan on being there for sometime. There... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Eugene, Oregon
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577 H St, Crescent City, CA 95531-3743
+1 707-464-3922
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is filled with interesting artifacts and really gives you and in depth look at the city and communities history. Plan to spend a good chunk of time here to fully appreciate and interpret all of the information.

Thank Heather P
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Was recommended to visit after visiting the lighthouse. Plan on being there for sometime. There is a lot of things to see and read. Very cool place

Thank orbigfoot
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Very Good. Excellent artifacts of native American tribes. Good Tsunami history and Battery Point & St. George Light House history.

Thank s2yates
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This museum was set up nicely, leading you through different aspects of daily life in the 1800's. It is more of a display of antique artifacts than a formal museum, but it was fun to visit, nonetheless. And the light from the lighthouse, you just...More

Thank Irene W
Reviewed 13 February 2017

For a small building there is a tremendous amount of Del Norte history within the walls. Very friendly & knowledgeable people that work there. A must see on visiting Del Norte County.

Thank 66dorothyw
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The tripadvisor site for this attraction shows it is open 7 days from 8am to 8pm. Way wrong. It is closed on Sundays when most tourists are visiting Crescent City for one reason or another. I was excited to see some Brother Jon stuff but...More

Thank ramblerkev
Reviewed 13 June 2016

$3.00 donation was worth every cent and mostly even more. Lots of local history, state history and ties to national history. Never seen that much WWI materials preserved as they had. The Indian baskets were outstanding. Huge display cases on the 2nd floor. Needed more...More

Thank SFBzoo
Reviewed 1 June 2016

This was once a jail, lots of walking, phone # 707-464-3922 $3.00 donation for adults, $1.00 18 and under, under 6 free. if you have time to spend there is so much to see several exhibits to enjoy downstairs, upstairs is the old jail, dental...More

Thank Pam T
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Excellent displays. Everything was easy to see and yet well protected. The Native American basket display is marvelous.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Enjoyed very much. Not open all the time depending on season. The docient is very friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank Becky S
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Response from Pam T | Reviewed this property |
Hi & good evening, I have tried to find an answer for your question and still haven't found anyone who can answer as of yet, I have not given up, as soon as I find out if a man did raise sheep on Castle Rock I will pass onto... More