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Colony House - Atascadero Historical Society Museum

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Address: 6600 Lewis Ave, Atascadero, CA 93422-4233

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Trip back in time

I love the AHS museum because it really fun to travel back thru time. If you are lucky, you may catch town historian Lon Allen in his docent day/time slot when you visit here and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 March 2016
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Atascadero, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

The history of Atascadero and EG Lewis were interesting. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable. Well worth the time!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

I love the AHS museum because it really fun to travel back thru time. If you are lucky, you may catch town historian Lon Allen in his docent day/time slot when you visit here and the building across from it, the historic city hall building. Mr. Allen is such a nice man and a wealth of knowledge about Atascadero history.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

They displayed historical items that were interesting and told a story. It was very interesting and we leaned more about the city.

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Atascadero, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

Located in one of the original Colony homes and very near the newly renovated Rotunda Building at the Sunken Gardens, the Colony museum is the perfect place to get to know Atascadero. If you have recently moved to Atascadero you should definitely stop in for a visit. The ladies who staff the museum are very helpful and can answer most... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2013

Not a lot for outsiders, but a fine collection of pictures for locals interested in Atown history. There is a nice rose garden and the grounds are well maintained in native plantings. It is a nice venue for parties or receptions.

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