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Watson Cabin Living Museum

560 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145-1719
+1 530-583-8717
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History, Charm and World-Class Location

I spent a fascinating five hours immersed in Tahoe history. This tiny cabin is packed with photos... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
SanFranBorn
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Tahoe City, California
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 11 July 2017
SamB29
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Incline Village, Nevada
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11 Jul 2017
“Original log cabin 1908”
21 Nov 2017
“History, Charm and World-Class Location”
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560 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145-1719
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+1 530-583-8717
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Reviewed 21 November 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

Thank SanFranBorn
Reviewed 11 July 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)

Thank SamB29
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
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
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
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 MexicoTraveler3
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
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.

2  Thank MIAMISHEILA
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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