Gatekeeper's Museum houses the Steinbach Indian Basket Collection and is linked to the Watson Cabin Museum -- all are in Tahoe City, CA, on the northwest corner of Lake Tahoe, next to Fanny Bridge (where Lake Tahoe flows into the Truckee River).Use our Tahoe City trip planner to add Gatekeeper's Museum and other attractions to your Tahoe City vacation plans.
Gatekeeper's Museum Reviews
California Indian baskets are simply spectacular, and this little museum has a stellar collection. You don't have to be a passionate basketry enthusiast (I am not) to appreciate these as intricate and... more »
Beautiful location on the lake. This lovely museum has an outstanding Native American basket collection that was donated as well as an excellent collection of memorabilia for the 1960 Squaw Valley Oly... more »
Visited Fanny Bridge and the dam yesterday. A couple of the dam gates were open and lots of water was flowing into the Truckee River. There were huge Trout swimming on the downstream side of the dam. On the lakeside there was a flock of Canadian Geese. Very picturesque and interesting. You can actually walk across the top of the dam. Dam goes across the only outlet out of Lake Tahoe.
Its surreal, serene and historic. Family oriented place. Everyone should come see this place. Don't forget to bring the cameras😉
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