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Eastern California Museum, Independence

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4.7/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web
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  • This museum contains great exhibits - from Norman Clyde photos to the best basket collection I ever viewed. Plus, I learned so much about the infamous water "stealing" and the Manzanar Japanese intern...  read more »
  • Small but very good museum. Best exhibits were on Manzanar (Japanese internment camp), on the Owens valley water project, on the native Americans in area, and on early climbers in area. Well worth a s...  read more »
  • We hadn't originally planned to visit this museum, but were very glad that we did. An amazing collection of items, representing very diverse topics & periods in CA history. We were also impressed by t...  read more »
  • I've been coming here ever since i was a little kid. It has fantastic snap shots of life in the Owens Valley over the last century. Also great insight into what life was like for people in the Manzanar Internment Camp during World War II.
  • Amazing stop. Small museum with some really neat artifacts ranging from Indian baskets, black powder guns, manzanita and on. Take a half hour and stop.
  • Great regional museum. Been back several times. Special exhibitions have added draw to this engaging facility. Was lucky to have visited during manzinar program, another must experience a few miles south. Always stop to see what's new at both sites!
  • The best local museum in the eastern sierra
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