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Indian Valley Museum

4288 Cemetery St, Taylorsville, CA
+1 530-284-1046
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Discovery of Historical jewel

This museum gives a wonderful sense of traveling back in time. Of course it is specific to the... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2017
Kathryn M
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San Jose, California
Great Museum (A Must See)

We stayed at the Taylorsville Campground last summer. We saw the little museum down the street and... read more

Reviewed March 7, 2016
Pam K
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Reno, Nevada, United States
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We have 4 rooms plus exhibits outside. Two rooms are for the people that settled Indian Valley, next is the Mountain Maidu Room and last is the Rocks,Gems,Fossil and Mineral Room. We have exhibits on mining, logging, ranching and farming ,covering 1852 to present.
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Oct 15, 2017
“Discovery of Historical jewel”
Mar 6, 2016
“Great Museum (A Must See)”
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4288 Cemetery St, Taylorsville, CA
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+1 530-284-1046
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

This museum gives a wonderful sense of traveling back in time. Of course it is specific to the area of Taylorsville / Indian Valley, but also gives a sense of life in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. There are detailed displays including photographs and...More

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Reviewed March 7, 2016

We stayed at the Taylorsville Campground last summer. We saw the little museum down the street and thought we could spend an hour touring it.. We were so surprised with all the artifacts and the rock room. We spent two hours with the wonderful man...More

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Reviewed January 28, 2016

This is the most interesting museum, local history is endless. Old property maps school records lumber mill and mining. Don't stop unless you have a lot of time this will take you awhile.

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Reviewed June 17, 2014

The museum is open in the summer time on weekends. Quite a impressive display of history and mining in the Taylorsville and Indian Valley areas. They also have a very impressive display of a wide variety mineral specimens. Stop by and spend a couple hours,...More

2  Thank Thomas M
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Reviewed November 8, 2012

This was a good treat for our family. The displays of mining equipment, historic displays, and collections of gems was very interesting, and educational. We were happy with our decision to visit the Indian Valley Museum!

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Reviewed September 30, 2012

The volunteers are very dedicated to preserving the history of the valley and it's a great stop after driving around the valley.

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Katherine I, General Manager at Indian Valley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2012

So glad you came to visit us. We try hard to make the visit one you and your family will remember and tell all your friends about.

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Reviewed July 13, 2011

This museum has two historical rooms, full of local history, a Native American room with many Maidu artifacts and photos. The crowning glory is the gem room with an extenssive display of milerals, gems, rocks and much more - it is a sight to see....More

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Katherine I, General Manager at Indian Valley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2012

Taylorsville is a MUST see. We have a great many things to see and do in the area and in Indian Valley. The Indian Valley Museum is a hidden treasure

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