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Hanford Carnegie Museum

109 E 8th St, Hanford, CA 93230-3933
+1 559-584-1367
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Our Beloved Carneige

We love the Museum so much. The history is forever being expanded. We appreciate all they do in our... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Shaka S
A must see if you want to learn about local history

It's a nice little museum filled with artifacts from Hanford's beginning. There is one exhibit with... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Hanford, California
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
109 E 8th St, Hanford, CA 93230-3933
+1 559-584-1367
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

We love the Museum so much. The history is forever being expanded. We appreciate all they do in our town, Great for a quiet day in downtown Hanford

Thank Shaka S
Reviewed 27 April 2017

It's a nice little museum filled with artifacts from Hanford's beginning. There is one exhibit with historical accounts of some of the atrocities that were committed by settlers against the Native Americans that lived in this valley. California has an ugly past. I think it's...More

1  Thank Good_Citizen_me
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Great use of a beautiful Carnegie designed library. Now it is the Museum, with exhibits open on 2 floors. I think the Amelia Earhart exhibit is interesting if you have any interest in Amelia- part of her shell collection, and a dress she owned among...More

Thank BackRoadsUSA
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The price to get in is a bit surprising. It is quite tiny, but has some amazing pieces of history. The staff is very knowledgeable and their attentiveness is typically only seen at the highest levels of 5 star facilities. The best thing is that...More

Thank Lucinda R
Reviewed 24 August 2016

History of Hanford was presented in an easy to read manor. Docents were informative and answered historical questions and current questions.

Thank SydSays
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

The exhibits are fact filled and nicely displayed! Great place to take students and youngsters to see historical items up close!!

2  Thank Attraversiamo2023
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Very interesting of the area of California History. The displays are wonderful and the Staff is very knowledgeable. Its located in the Historic area of down town Hanford close the Court House Square. Easy parking. Great for all ages.

Thank TDHanford
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Friendly and knowledgeable staff, tell good stories of the history of the Hanford area. Many beautiful and antique artifacts. Price of admission was low. The architecture of the place is marvelous.

Thank A s
Reviewed 21 October 2015

This is a special place in that it used to be a library, gifted to the town of Hanford, by Andrew Carnegie. One of the few stone/brick Carnegie Library buildings left standing in California. Many were turned into parking lots in the 50's, 60's, and...More

Thank LittlePrince1977
Reviewed 3 October 2015

The museum is very well done and the staff is knowledgable. Love the old Carnegie building it is located in. There are many exhibits related to to local area but they even have a nice exhibit about Amelia Earhart.

Thank fungramma51
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