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Oroville Chinese Temple, Oroville

(4.4/5 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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  • While not knowing anything about Chinese culture learned a lot about how they helped Oroville grow and what it was like for them and the people of Oroville in this period of time... Very informative d...  more »
  • This site is an excellent learning experience about Chinese culture in North-eastern California. Beautiful artifacts, amazing architecture, and important history. 
  • 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...  more »
  • This is in Oroville?!? Beautiful temple with a shocking amount of artifacts for being in such a random place... But not that random, i won't spoil the history of the place. Well worth the $3 entry fee.
  • 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.