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Merced County Courthouse Museum

21st & N Streets, Merced, CA 95340
+1 209-723-2401
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Merced County Courthouse

What a lovely museum to visit - and the docents were terrific - congrats on a job well done - Karen... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Love the Christmas open house!

As County museums go Merced is average but educational. They put on a lovely open house for... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2016
Atwater, California
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21st & N Streets, Merced, CA 95340
+1 209-723-2401
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

What a lovely museum to visit - and the docents were terrific - congrats on a job well done - Karen Fini

Thank karen8740
Reviewed 9 December 2016

As County museums go Merced is average but educational. They put on a lovely open house for Christmas with many area groups decorating trees that are displayed throughout the museum.

Thank bcake250
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This should be included in any road trip through California's gold country. A fun afternoon to spend a few hours.

Thank Retrohippie
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

It's a cool little place with very nice staff. It gives you good insight on Merceds development and different things that happened in the valley. Not a very large museum.

Reviewed 12 August 2016

If you are interested in Merced or Central Valley of California, this is an excellent museum! Mostly volunteer staff does a very good job and the full time Director, Sarah Lim, is exceptional ! Interesting exhibits change regularly and a nice little shop offer lots...More

Thank jbc76
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 hours here & could have spent longer. Our guide was great, patient & very knowledgable about the local area, he even suggested other sights to see & recommended local restaurants. The courtroom upstairs is impressive & the maps of the local area...More

Thank Moira H
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We actually viewed this place as a wedding venue, but was plenty surprised by the exhibits that told the story of Merced before it's present. I actually learned so much about the city's history. The volunteers who serve as guides and oversees the gift store...More

Thank Whovian4life
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Wonderful stay after the mid-night driving from Yosemite, warmness keeps away the tiredness. Especially thank to the fron desk lady Maria, her kind help assists us and especially helpful to our kid.

Thank mimicamy
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This museum's displays change I believe once per month. Excellent history-great time to spend with family. Docents are very good.

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 6 May 2016

The Hmong display was neat... the rest of the courthouse is cute and well spread out. It is small but big enough to spend at least 1hr.

Thank Ruth34ever
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