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Very interesting museum with a lot for children. Intricate displays of the history of settlers in... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2015
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lotsa old stuff, wild west and like movie type stuff and all kinda things that make you glad you... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2015
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Reviewed 20 July 2015

Very interesting museum with a lot for children. Intricate displays of the history of settlers in area. Also founder Ben Sharpsteen was an illustrator for and friend of Walt Disney.

Date of experience: July 2015
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Kathryn B, Manager at Sharpsteen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2015

bullj51, We truly appreciate the 5 star rating that you provided us! Thank you for the kind words you’ve written from your recent visit to Sharpsteen.

Reviewed 10 July 2015

lotsa old stuff, wild west and like movie type stuff and all kinda things that make you glad you didn't live then

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank WarmSFNight
Kathryn B, Manager at Sharpsteen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2015

WarmSFNight, We appreciate your review. Thanks for visiting Sharpsteen Museum!

Reviewed 8 July 2015

If you need a break from wine tasting and eating, this is a very nice diversion. It is a small museum but anyone who has a tiny bit of interest in the area, will find it well worth the time. The layout and the information...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Kathryn B, Manager at Sharpsteen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2015

CAKath2, Thank you for sharing your positive feedback. We are very happy to hear you found our museum well worth the visit!

Reviewed 7 July 2015

My husband and I were doing a little local tourist-ing and though this museum would be a great place to kill half an hour stretching our legs on the drive back from the Petrified Forest. We were totally blown away by the museum! The care...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Heather J
Kathryn B, Manager at Sharpsteen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2015

Heather, Words cannot express how much your review means to us. Thank you for you wonderful feedback! At Sharpsteen Museum we put forth our sincerest efforts to provide a 5 star experience for all of our visitors and it makes us to happy to hear...More

Reviewed 22 June 2015

The Sharpsteen Museum is a great little history museum with dioramas, recreated historical rooms, and everything one could want to know about the history and culture of the area. In addition, the Sharpsteen Family, after whom the museum is named, were involved in the movie...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Kathleen H
Kathryn B, Manager at Sharpsteen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2015

Kathleen, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Sharpsteen Museum. It makes us so happy to hear the docent on duty made you experience extra special and we will be sure to share your warm regards. Please stop by again soon!

Reviewed 6 June 2015

This is a very interesting museum. My husband and I spent much more time here than first expected. History is so exciting when shown in the right venue. Kids can learn so much here and every museum in the world. Share it!

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank VickiG95340
Kathryn B, Manager at Sharpsteen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2015

We are happy to hear you enjoy our museum! We love to hear how much you enjoy history. Thank you for your kind words and feedback. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 5 June 2015

Surprisingly interesting little museum. Calistoga resident Ben Sharpsteen spent most of his career as an animator at Disney Studios. The museum shows off his skills as an artist and does a wonderful job explain the area’s history. This is a must stop for anyone traveling...More

Date of experience: February 2015
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Kathryn B, Manager at Sharpsteen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2015

Thank you for your wonderful 5 star review. We are glad you enjoy our museum and we hope you visit us again sometime soon. Thank you.

Reviewed 30 May 2015

On a two day getaway we had this museum recommended to us by a friend at home and I wasn't expecting much when we went inside. We were greeted by one of the friendliest and most knowledgeable volunteers we had ever met. Josepha gave us...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Kathryn B, Manager at Sharpsteen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2015

We are overjoyed to hear you found Sharpsteen Museum to be a wonderful surprise! Thank you for the kind feedback about Josepha’s friendly knowledge and the realistic exhibits. We appreciate your support and hope you will return the next time you visit Calistoga.

Reviewed 21 April 2015

This is a fun museum for people of all ages. Great diorama of Calistoga resort vintage 1900. A nice respite from an otherwise adult tourist area.

Date of experience: April 2015
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Kathryn B, Manager at Sharpsteen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2015

We appreciate the kind words you’ve written about your recent visit to our museum. Thank you for the four star review!

Reviewed 2 March 2015

I have been here but was my Girlfriends first visit. I love the Disney section. (Ben Sharpsteen worked for Walt as a animator.) The Diorama has to be seen. It is a scale model of Calistoga from the OLD Days. Nice old artifacts with a...More

Date of experience: February 2015
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Kathryn B, Guest Relations Manager at Sharpsteen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2015

Darwin, we are thrilled that you chose to visit the Sharpsteen yet again, and brought a friend. It is important to us that visitors enjoy our museum, comments such as yours are always appreciated, we cannot thank you enough. Santa Cruz isn't too far to...More

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Kathryn B
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The museum I'm talking about is in the town of Calistoga, CA. It'seems a great little-known museum with a lot of pioneer history! You'll find it really interesting! !
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