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Northern Mariposa County History Center

10301 State Highway 49, Intersection of Hwys 49 & 132, Coulterville, CA 95311-9758
+1 209-878-3015
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A hidden treasure

This museum is one of the most interesting places in the region. The volunteer staff were most... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Great little stop in Coulterville1

Came by with my three girls and spent some time learning about the local history. Nice little... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
San Jose, CA
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Often referred to as the Coulterville Museum, offers visitors a glimpse of the life and times of early California, from the early 1800’s through the boom days of the 1849 California Gold Rush and the post gold rush era of the late 1800’s to early 20th century. Coulterville boasts 132 registered historic buildings, the museum is housed in one of them. The museum is unique in that its various displays feature relics specific to the local area. Both inside and external exhibits. Open Feb. - December, Wed. - Sunday, 10 am - 4 pm, Closed the month of January, Christmas and Thanksgiving. Free admission, donations always appreciated.
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23 May 2017
“A hidden treasure”
26 Feb 2017
“Great little stop in Coulterville1”
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10301 State Highway 49, Intersection of Hwys 49 & 132, Coulterville, CA 95311-9758
+1 209-878-3015
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

This museum is one of the most interesting places in the region. The volunteer staff were most helpful and knowledgeable, their families being local residents for generations. There was so much of interest to see and read about that my wife had to entice me...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Came by with my three girls and spent some time learning about the local history. Nice little museum and the docent, Lynette/Lanette, was super friendly, informative and made the history center come alive. Highly recommend!

Thank Genkimari
Reviewed 21 April 2016

A great place to stop, stretch your legs and absorb a bit of history while driving up (or down) Hwy 49. The museum is free. The lady there the day we went was very friendly, offering all kinds of tip and side roads to take....More

Thank fungramma51
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We were ready for a stop. The Tourist Information Center in the hotel was closed because of a fire. Across the street it had opened in a museum where we signed yet another visitor book because it helps them help other visitors in the future....More

Reviewed 29 September 2015

it was cool, i like the little models they had and the old stuff - technically, i like just about any museum - they also offered gold panning (but we didn't have time to do that) I liked the old western parts of it

Thank sale w
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Lovely friendly ladies manning the museum and a really interesting stop with some great exhibits. Definitely pop in if you are travelling through Coulterville, we really enjoyed ourselves.

1  Thank krisbarr
Reviewed 3 March 2014

This wonderful, FREE museum was a pleasant stop as was a walk through the tiny "old west" town. We felt that we had stepped back in time a century of two! The docent that welcomed us provided many tidbits of local lure that added so...More

3  Thank DaleMMR
Reviewed 16 September 2012

We enjoyed visiting this historical landmark to learn more about the local area. The docent was very knowledgeable and shared with us about the history of Coulterville, the buildings, and the surrounding areas.

4  Thank JenniferC9
Reviewed 24 June 2012

I actually live in Coulterville, and that's a picture of the historic Hotel Jeffery. This little town has a great big heart.

3  Thank hwy132justtrippin
Reviewed 23 October 2011

A great source of history about the town & surrounding areas. Also has a wonderful photographic history of town from back in the gold rush

2  Thank Leigh W
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