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“Great side trip”

California State Mining and Mineral Museum
Ranked #3 of 20 things to do in Mariposa
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Specialty museum dedicated to the California gold mining industry.
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Fun little stop to see some beautiful rocks from around the world. Great variety and set up. Friendly ranger staff gave us all the info we could ask for.

Thank itsallmine
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This a fun place to visit and a great value too. The reproduction of an old mine is fun to wander through. The collection of rocks and minerals is excellent.

Thank marywoods
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

If you are in the area and have any interest in minerals or want to walk through a short mine tunnel, stop by this museum. It’s fairly small but there are a lot of mineral samples.

Thank Diane W
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Only like 3 bucks to go in. Located at the Mariposa Fairgrounds, and you can also camp there for only 20 bucks a night with hot showers if cant get into Yosemite with your camper.

1  Thank bookouts
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I liked this museum, but i am a rock nerd. The rest of my family was bored. Lots of cool rocks, gems ,and a huge gold nugget. I took about an hour to see and read everything. Most people will be much less.

Thank wingnut457
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