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Oroville Chinese Temple, Oroville

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.5/5 based on 35 reviews on the web
The Oroville Chinese Temple is a Chinese temple built in 1863 in Oroville, California. The temple is now owned by the City of Oroville and open to the public as a museum, and it also continues to be used occasionally for worship.
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  • It's decently maintained for a small town. With passionate and respectful docent. Enough original stuff. Nice courtyard. This museum beats major museums I saw in Indonesia's or most museums in Asia in...  read more »
  • Very unique museum exhibiting priceless antiquities. Although self guided a docent is always available. Well maintained. 
  • Worth it if you have the time, very beautiful and historic presentation of the Chinese's impact on California during the gold rush era. 
  • We took our kids to the Chinese Temple and they loved it. They learned a lot about Chinese culture hundreds of years ago and really enjoyed the artifacts. We plan on taking them back very soon.
  • A great place for a school field trip. Can't wait to see it after the remodel.
  • The building is different.
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