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Cambria Historical Museum

2251 Center St, Cambria, CA 93428-3005
+1 805-927-2891
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New England "Salt Box" charmer

Step back in time and listen to the docent-guide describe life in the late 1800's. Appreciate the... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
on_the_go_98765
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Tucson
A wonderful restoration!

For years we saw this 19th century home sit unoccupied and in continual decay, to the point that... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
Jon R
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San Luis Obispo, California
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“old house” (2 reviews)
“east village” (3 reviews)
“wallpaper” (2 reviews)
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2251 Center St, Cambria, CA 93428-3005
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Step back in time and listen to the docent-guide describe life in the late 1800's. Appreciate the Herculean pains taken to preserve and restore this piece of history. For example, the wallpaper is a totally authentic reproduction of what hung on the walls back in...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

For years we saw this 19th century home sit unoccupied and in continual decay, to the point that someone had to cover it with blue tarps to try to slow down the weather damage. Finally, a multiyear restoration project was undertaken and the restored home...More

Thank Jon R
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

We visited for the first time this weekend. The docent and other staff were all very personable and full of information. It was a great little place to visit, and I would highly recommend it.

Thank Kimberly S
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This takes you back in time.You will be amazed at how intact and well kept this museum is. It is well worth your time

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

A very quaint museum to visit , very small but friendly staff willing to answer questions. A look into the past of how the town began. Worth visiting but only for a short time ( It's that small!).

Thank sashpole
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

The moment we walked into this Museum , we were embraced by the Docent. She was very informative of she knew about the families that lived there in the past. They also have a Story display on Art Beal of "Nitt Ritt Ridge" We talked...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

This free museum was small but interesting. The docents were quite well informed about Cambria history

Thank Fred C
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

If you are a history buff or just need a distraction from shopping stop by and visit the museum and the older area of Cambria. The Museum docents are knowledgeable and very friendly. We had interesting conversations about the area from it's establishment and search...More

Thank Raysunlover
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

We've been visiting for quite a few years now, but so far have not been able to see the inside of the Cambria Historical Museum. We pass it while taking our walks along the East Village. The problem is the limited days and hours. We're...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Worth the $2 donation. Tour starts with a skilled and well educated volunteer who walks guests thru 3 rooms then guests walk around alone. Ask about the wallpaper matching project!

Thank Colorado70
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