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Historic Courthouse Museum

255 N Main St, Lakeport, CA 95453-4830
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fun quaint place to visit while visiting clear lake OR lakeport

this is a cute place to see while on vacation. no costs other than donations...staff is friendly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve M
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Lakeport, California
Local museum that's much better than most!

This the local museum in an old courthouse building. Nothing special about that. But, the... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
MikeVdP
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Santa Rosa
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Closes in 9 min
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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255 N Main St, Lakeport, CA 95453-4830
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a cute place to see while on vacation. no costs other than donations...staff is friendly and willing to share the history...shows all the history of the county including native history and original settlers...drop by spend 20 minutes and enjoy the cool seating outside...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This the local museum in an old courthouse building. Nothing special about that. But, the contents are surprisingly good. The display on the geologic history of Clear Lake is really interesting! The faults and the big landslide are amazing. The Native American / Pomo exhibits...More

Thank MikeVdP
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The museum in someways is quite non-descript, but did have quite a few interesting items on display, particularly about the the first settlers and their habits etc. The person on duty was extremely helpful and useful for our tour.

Thank CocoTampa123
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We came through with our little boys about an hour before closing. Upon our arrival, we were given a brief overview of everything that was included in each room (this was helpful, so I could avoid the delicate antiques). The old-style telephone switchboard was great...More

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We got to the museum about 7 minutes before closing time and the staff was very friendly! They mentioned the time, had us sign in then gave us a quick run down of what is in each room then told us to take our time...More

Thank Shelby N
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We walked up from Library Park to tour the Courthouse Museum, but alas, it was closed that day. We still enjoyed the grounds and exhibits outside the museum.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great displays illustrating history of Lake County including pioneer, settler and Native American info, 19th century court house,

Thank pamster011
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Quiet and informative way to pass the time.Walking the environs is another plus to taking the time to visit the museum.

Thank troop222
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Nice local museum, with a lot of local history. the admission is free and they suggest a small ($2) donation.

1  Thank craig t
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Lake County was established in 1887. Over 10,000 years of continuous human habitation around Clear Lake by indigenous tribes who underwent what many consider genocide on the arrival of whites to the area. The museum contains not only the history of the people who have...More

Thank kathologist
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