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Giant Forest Museum

Hwy 198, Giant Forest, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
+1 559-565-3341
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Let down

We usually enjoy visiting museums in National Parks, and a ranger who had given us a lot of great... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Redbirds1
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Rockford, Illinois
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Very educational

This was a neat place to pull into, take some time to stretch your legs and read about the history... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda B
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Missouri
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  • Average18%
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Hwy 198, Giant Forest, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We usually enjoy visiting museums in National Parks, and a ranger who had given us a lot of great tips said it was not to be missed. In reality, however, this little museum was 😒 LAME. It was NOT air conditioned. The exhibits were few...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a neat place to pull into, take some time to stretch your legs and read about the history of the Giant Trees. There is a short hike from that museum to a grove of Sequoia's surrounding a lake and it was just beautiful....More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small, mostly self-guided museum, but it had a lot of good information about the magnificent sequoias surrounding you.

Thank andyhg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here on our 2nd day up the mountain. The Sentinel Tree is right in front of it. SOOO BIG!!!

Thank Stacy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not much there. Mostly a gift shop. Was looking for more history on the park. Better with kids i think

Thank camox
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We found the museum to be very informative. This really helped with the understanding of the importance the forest and trees are to us all.

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Spacious layout to allow guests/visitors plenty of time and space to learn more about the history of these giant trees.

Thank Marilyn S. R
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Perfect for children to learn with the displays they have. I will definitely be bringing my child when she is old enough to understand. They have a cute little cave with videos playing in it. And a small section of suveniors.

Thank jtatom
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The layout and presentation of the Giant Forest Museum is excellent. It is geared to both children and adults and lays out the history of the giant sequoia tree wonderfully. A must see!!!

Thank sandydoezie
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Title of museum sounds good, but museum is below standard of most national parks. Small children may enjoy all others a waste of time.

Thank June T
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