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Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum, Mount Shasta

(4.7/5 based on 35 reviews on the web)
A wonderful historical, scientific, and cultural museum located on the grounds of the oldest fish hatchery west of the Mississippi River. Kid friendly. Get a photo taken on the 1915 fire truck. Learn many interesting things about the history of the town, the purity of Mt. Shasta's water, and Joaquin Miller, the writer who wrote about Mount Shasta during the gold rush.
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  • I visited the Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum with my family during Veteran's Day Weekend. I was pleasantly surprised by the variety of activities for young children that are available at the museum. Perhaps...  more »
  • I highly recommend this museum to anyone staying in Shasta, or just passing through. The exhibits change regularly, so you can go twice without seeing the exact same things. This is a very kid-friendl...  more »
  • I love this museum! Things are both quaint and professional - some displays are very old and some quite new - the train exhibit is extraordinary (and I don't really like trains). Lots of regional hist...  more »
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  • It had some cool artifacts and then when you walk out they have a fish hatchery
  • Pretty cool little museum and it's interactive so yes the kids can touch stuff! Nice little place to stop if you're traveling through the area.
  • Pretty neat to see all the different things here.
  • Great and changing local history museum
  • It was nice little museum top stop by. Little play area was nice for little kids and the staff was friendly