Tahoe Maritime Museum, Homewood

4.6
#9 of 11 in Museums in Lake Tahoe (California)
The Tahoe Maritime Center – Museum & Gardens provides a unique cultural experience where the Lake Tahoe regional maritime heritage is preserved, enjoyed, and passed along to future generations through innovative interpretation and public education.

Our Museum was founded in 1987, and in 2008 celebrated the opening of its new building where our museum now resides. Some features include multiple vessels from Tahoe's past, an Outboard Motor wall, movie about Lake Tahoe's maritime history, a children's activity area, and much more! Our current exhibits are Ink & Ivory and What's in a Name?

The Museum Annex in Reno also houses a number of artifacts not currently on display in our main exhibit at the Museum. Check our website for details.

Information for Visitors:

Admission to the center is $5. Members and Children under 12 are free. The center is currently open everyday except Wednesdays, 10AM-4:30PM.

Tahoe Maritime Center is located at 401 West Lake Blvd., in Tahoe City, CA At your first right on Granlibakken Rd, just south of Tahoe City.
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  • Check web site for new address! This is a great history of Lake Tahoe through the old wooden boats. They have some beautiful boats on display. There is a short video on the history of boating on the l...  more »
  • This small museum is a tribute to the beautiful Cris-Craft and other wooden classic boats that have sailed (and still sail) on Lake Tahoe. There is also a small exhibit of scrimshaw and a pictoral his...  more »
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  • Knowledgeable staff and very good displays/info... Too bad the venue is so small, it would be great to see more history on the floor.
  • We enjoyed visiting this small museum. There were several Gar Woods and Chris Craft boats on display on one side of the museum, and a kid's exhibit about Tahoe Tessie on the other side of the museum. Boat buffs would enjoy. The Tahoe Tessie exhibit was cool and occupied kids for 20-30 minutes.

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