Eastern California Museum, Independence

4.7
#251 of 848 in Museums in California
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  • The Eastern California Museum has a very large collection of all sorts of things-from rocks and minerals over books by the local Mary Austin to Cowboy equipment and toothsets from a coyote. In one room is the museum's finest collection with baskets and bead jewelry made by Indians. There is also an exhibition about the CONCENTRATION camps that were in the area during the Second World War, where Japanese were held captive. The staff at the museum were very accommodating and knowledgeable. A fine break if you are either out driving or need a rest day after hiking.
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  • This is the second time we've visited this incredible museum, which is owned and run by Inyo County to tell, in as complete a manner as possible, the story of the area around Highway 395. The staff is...  more »
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  • Great collection of artifacts, but the space I small which makes them hard to appreciate. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Beautiful photo op in back of museum by the pond.
  • Tucked away off the main street, this place is a must stop and wander around. What great collections, friendly volunteers, be sure and donate when you stop in. Bring the kids!!!

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