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Shoshone Museum, Shoshone

#22 of 49 in Museums in California Desert
History Museum · Museum
Featured exhibit is a mamoth skeleton found near Shoshone. Other exhibits include: The T&T railroad, When the desert went dry, Death Valley women and early geologists. There is also an extensive collection of local minerals.
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  • It's got local memorabilia; prehistoric camel and mammoth bones and tusks and a souvenir shop. It's worth including on your town walking tour.  more »
  • What a great little free museum! Carla was on duty at the front desk and she was a total font of information. She explained about the local, prehistoric “pup fish” that can live without water (and.....  more »
  • Small but pretty neat. Free to see but donations are appreciated. Cool place to learn about the history of the area. Mammoth bones are inside as well. Would recommend this place.
  • Awesome place, must stop here before going to Badwater basin in Death Valley. History of Mammoth fossil inside and geological rock dating exhibition outside are a real must for parents with young kids to see. This over 60’s kid stayed a lot longer than expected, and the diner next door is really nice. Lovely place to go and see. Well done to the locals for making it interesting in the middle of no where, where a blink of your eyes you could be through and missed it. Tops Las Vegas by several generations!!

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