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In 1968, a group of volunteers gathered artifacts and established a small museum in the city of South Lake Tahoe. Featuring Washoe artifacts, the Pony Express, early industry, a farm exhibit, the role of steamships, the Lincoln Highway.To plan South Lake Tahoe vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
We have an extensive array of photographs from Tahoe's history available for purchase, along with a great bookstore, postcards, cards and gifts.
Our movie theater continuously shows movies from Tahoe's past.
The Log Cabin is open during the summer, and the adjacent Osgood Toll house is the oldest commercial building on the South Shore.
Take our walking history tour, let the kids take a history scavenger hunt....you could spend a day enjoying Lake Tahoe History!
Lake Tahoe Historical Society Museum Reviews
a very well looked after museum and historical society preserving and treasuring Tahoe's history - very well worth a visit - also great bookstore more »
Very nice place to take a walk or bike around. Very beautiful. The black Smith was working in his shop it was nice to talk to him about his work more »
Excellent and welcoming docent with many professionally presented exhibits in a compact space. Great history-filled bookstore and goods for all ages. Toll House has museum. Log cabin restored with many artifacts from early nineteenth century.
A small museum packed with authentic pieces of local history. A great stop to get some good background of the area.
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