Mariposa Museum and History Center, Mariposa

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
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  • A wealth of information about the town, the area, and the early gold mining business.The layout is very easy to follow and provides a brief explanation under each display ...and numerous historical...  more »
  • This is a really good primer on the history of the region, including Yosemite Park. A lot of it focuses on the mining boom, and the development of the parklands. Exhibits are arranged on a pathway.....  more »
  • We followed up mineral and mining museum with a quick drive to this great museum. It is filled with so much information, exhibits and artifacts you really need at least two hours to get through. There is a great balance of archaeological and historical pieces from native Americans, Spanish settlers, Mexican governors, Chinese immigrants, ranchers, miners and explores. We are planning a trip back.
  • This was a great day trip. Enjoyed reading about the history of the gold era and looking at all the exhibits. It took us about 2 hours and only cost 5$.

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