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Address: Hwy 198, Giant Forest, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Small but full of information

Definitely worth a stop. Yes, it's small but they pack a lot of good information into the space and, since we were there while it was snowing, it's also a nice place to warm up... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Newport Beach, CA
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27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The layout and presentation of the Giant Forest Museum is excellent. It is geared to both children and adults and lays out the history of the giant sequoia tree wonderfully. A must see!!!

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Thank sandydoezie
Glendale, Arizona
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33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Title of museum sounds good, but museum is below standard of most national parks. Small children may enjoy all others a waste of time.

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Thank June T
Minnesota
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33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely worth a stop. Yes, it's small but they pack a lot of good information into the space and, since we were there while it was snowing, it's also a nice place to warm up for a bit. There is a small gift shop in there as well but note that the bathrooms are outside the museum.

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We stopped in to the Museum on a rainy/snowy Tuesday in February after presidents day, so it was rather quiet. As a result our son and daughter had the undivided attention of one of the park rangers as they completed their "junior Park Ranger" program. He was engaging, informative and very friendly. Because of his attention my kids learned a... More 

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Thank crazyhorseoperations
Scotland, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Delightful small museum that tells the story of the sequoia trees in a clear and concise fashion. If you are going to the Park, a visit to the museum will enhance your trip.

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Thank Ken and Pat M
San Luis Obispo, CA
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147 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

OK visitor center. Not much to see. Remember, leave no trace! Do NOT write or carve on rocks, do not litter and do not feed wildlife! Pick up pet feces & throw way in trash, bury human feces & completely put out campfires. Preserve nature!

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Thank Backpacker_0905
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38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Nice little museum with of course the standard little tourist shop. The museum shows some history of the forrest , fauna and flora.

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Thank gaétan d
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151 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This is a good spot to get some history on the majestic sequoia before going to see the general Sherman. It was about crowded, but a good opportunity to learn nonetheless.

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Thank Jamez N
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

On our visit in sequoia park one day was raining. So we visited Giant Forest Museum. We spend there 1 hour. It was cool to know about all trees how they grow how tall are some. And after 1 hour the rain stopp , so it was really not a waste of time.

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Thank Kotryna M
Ljubljana
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232 reviews
141 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

There you will learn everything about those big trees. It is the point you should stop. It is not big place, but full of interesting things.

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Thank DanielLjubljana

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