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Chinese Temple

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Nice slice of history

Seems in the middle of nothing, but there’s a lot of history in the few blocks, including a tool... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
via mobile
A spiritual experience

If you enjoy history you will enjoy this place very much the articles and grounds are very well... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Citrus Heights, California
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1500 Broderick St, Oroville, CA 95965-4871
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Seems in the middle of nothing, but there’s a lot of history in the few blocks, including a tool museum a couple of blocks down. Fantastic preservation of the temple with a very friendly proprietor that gives you and stories and information, but let’s you...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

If you enjoy history you will enjoy this place very much the articles and grounds are very well kept the lady that greet you is very knowledge and kind I was there for over 3 hours and left the place in a very good peace...More

Thank russ49fan
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Great historical museum in the heart of Oroville run by the city snd staffed with a very knowledgeable lady. Many rooms of chapels Gorgeous tapestries. Wow. Clothes from the period both white and Chinese Only $3. Bargain Pictures only tell part of the story.

Thank 540davet
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Rich Oroville history Lots of Chinese costumes and artifacts Not many know how many Chinese there used to be in Oroville

Thank David T
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great Family place to visit wonderful place to take someone visiting Oroville it tells about Oroville history. And the Chinese in building Oroville.

Thank 897barbaran
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Very interesting buildings and artifacts. We went when they were having an open house with with tea and cookies. There are volunteers to help you. A lot of history about the early days in Oroville.

Thank Sharalen L
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The Chinese have been in Oroville since the early 1900's and helped build it during the gold rush. The temple is a tribute to them and is a must see if you are ever in our town. The Chinese culture is very important

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Our family visited during Feather Fiesta Days in May. They had live performances that were colorful and well corroborated. Well worth the small admission of $5. There was a lot of history here and my children learned while having fun.

Thank lanedianna
Reviewed 21 June 2017

It is great to see the contributions that the Chinese Culture has brought to this small gold rush town. Original artifacts that can only be seen here are often lent out to other exhibits around the country. It is amazing to see how the Chinese...More

Thank Nanrip2013
Reviewed 22 November 2016

While not knowing anything about Chinese culture learned a lot about how they helped Oroville grow and what it was like for them and the people of Oroville in this period of time... Very informative docents....

Thank Daniel S
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Brittney M
3 October 2015|
Response from Richard W | Reviewed this property |
The temple is open from 12:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. daily except for holidays. There is a $3 fee for adults and kids under 12 are free. It is open seven days a week except for Dec. 14- 31 when it is closed.