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Angels Camp Museum and Carriage House

753 South Main Street, Angels Camp, CA 95222
+1 209-736-2963
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Fabulous

We had excellent guides in all the buildings at this museum. Chuck walked us through the whole gold... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nancy A
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Minneapoli
via mobile
Amazing historical museum

Highly recommend this museum that covers so many facets of the good country and the families who... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
karenn551
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Angels Camp
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“mark twain” (18 reviews)
“gold rush” (11 reviews)
“gold mining” (8 reviews)
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753 South Main Street, Angels Camp, CA 95222
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+1 209-736-2963
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had excellent guides in all the buildings at this museum. Chuck walked us through the whole gold mining experience. Fascinating! They have a big collection of mining equipment, marvelous rock/mineral collection plus many sections/displays of other aspects of life during the mining era. Don’t...More

1  Thank Nancy A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommend this museum that covers so many facets of the good country and the families who helped create the town and areas in Calaveras today. My great great grandfather came to the US to sell coal at the SF docks. He got gold fever...More

1  Thank karenn551
Reviewed 16 October 2017

My companion said this was the best museum she had ever visited. It's not like the Smithsonian, but it has a little bit of everything. It is well organized and gives you the feeling you are visiting the area during the Gold Rush over 150...More

1  Thank Gene B
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Thought this would be a 20 minute visit but turned out to be over an hour easy. The visitor center had a few items related to Mark Twain and his connection to the area. There is also a small room exhibit behind dedicated to early...More

1  Thank TomJ56
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

It was okay. Staff was friendly. A little hot as there was zero air conditioning in most of the exhibits but overall a decent, fair experience.

1  Thank travelor_8898
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I thought a bunch of wagons and carriages might be boring, but we had a great time looking at each one, debating which of the small black ones would have belonged to Doc Adams in Gunsmoke. We finally did find one exactly like it.

1  Thank Retrohippie
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Angels Camp is located in Calaveras County, California, USA. It is a small town with total area of 9.3 km2 (3.6 mi2) and was founded by George Angel in 1849, who established a mining camp and trading store. This small town was popular when the...More

2  Thank jameshuang
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Don't miss this museum. If you "just drive by", you may think it's a single building. It's not! Several buildings are behind it, in the design of an old stamp mill, and it's well worth the visit. It's actually located at the site of an...More

2  Thank ClaudiaNewcorn
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We came into town and this was our first stop. I saw that on some Saturdays they have docents show skills from life during the gold rush days. There is a small house up at the road and 2 large structures down the hill that...More

Thank Edward V
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This looks at first like a small place, but it has a big area and more buildings in back. The signage throughout was excellent and informative. A great collection of carriages and wagons.

1  Thank BandB42
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Pam L
22 April 2017|
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Response from tlhjar | Reviewed this property |
I was there in October. The museum is amazing. The books include a lot of history, gold rush, the land, and a few about women in that era. I think some related to Mark Twain. I didn't buy any books, but I looked at a... More
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