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Siskiyou County Museum

910 S Main St, Yreka, CA 96097-3373
+1 530-842-3836
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Lots to see especially about local native Americans. Place closes at 3 so give yourself time. It... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2017
GODTISS
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Montara, California
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Great intro to local history

Exceeds expectations for a small town museum. Indoor and outdoor exhibits. Helpful staff. Plan on... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2017
stevehI1195WO
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Yreka, CA
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910 S Main St, Yreka, CA 96097-3373
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+1 530-842-3836
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Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

Lots to see especially about local native Americans. Place closes at 3 so give yourself time. It took 4 visits before I timed it right. It was worth the wait.

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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Exceeds expectations for a small town museum. Indoor and outdoor exhibits. Helpful staff. Plan on 1 to 2 hours.

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Reviewed March 25, 2017

A treasure trove of historical gems about the people and places of Siskiyou County! Staff and volunteers have lots of great stories to share. If you are researching for family history or writing the folks at the museum are incredibly helpful! Stop and take a...More

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Reviewed January 13, 2017

The outdoor museum is definitely worth the visit! Indoor museum is great on a rainy day. Good place to stop and stretch your legs after a long drive.

Thank Kristine M
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Reviewed December 31, 2016

Very nice offering of historical facts, interesting to view the many facets of life in the early days here in Northern California. The building is set up to display artifacts and their uses by both the native residents as well as the trappers and miners....More

Thank HallS158
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Reviewed September 30, 2016

Big building and a lot of displays being restructured. A mild facelift to showcase Yreka's mining era. Also features an outside walk through displays of mining equipment, logging interesting historical equipment.

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Reviewed August 3, 2016

This was the best $6 ($3 per person) we have spent in a long time. The displays are amazing and all the items in the museum are restored beautifully. There is so much to see, yet the displays are not cluttered. It is well worth...More

Thank claudiaschrock
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Reviewed July 14, 2016

Being Siskiyou county natives (Dorris area) we really enjoy the wonderful indoor exhibits and the Siskiyou County Historical Society reference library and bookstore. I was happy to have a stair lift available to view the second floor exhibits. We left with photocopies of a wonderful...More

Thank gcavener
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Reviewed June 21, 2016

The Siskiyou County Museum is big with lots of rich history. It is a great place to learn about Yreka history, Siskiyou County, Native Americans, and the Gold Rush. The exhibits are well taken care of and the staff is friendly and helpful. Well worth...More

1  Thank Amy B
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Reviewed August 8, 2015

This is an excellent museum. On ground floor are sections on Native Americans of this area and another one on Trappers and early U.S. military forts such as the short-lived one at Ft. Jones. Upstairs the early logging industry, mining (which there was considerable amount...More

3  Thank profemeritus216
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