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Address: 355 E F St # B, Oakdale, CA
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Nice little museum

We parked next to the museum by chance so popped in for a bit of local history. The museum is small but well filled with cool cowboy memorabilia and lots of information on the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 September 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We parked next to the museum by chance so popped in for a bit of local history. The museum is small but well filled with cool cowboy memorabilia and lots of information on the growth of ranching in the area. It's good for its size...but it is small! It's free, only asking for a donation. The staff were really friendly... More 

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Riverbank, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

One of the Carillo family [well known locally]serves as a hostess and will explain some of the items to tender feet that happen by.

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Thank Douglas D
Oakdale
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Small but worth the stop. Lots of great pictures of the area Also lots of old cowboy items. On hwy 120 on the up to the gold country.

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Oakdale, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent stop for anyone interested in the cowboy history of "The Cowboy Capitol of the World"! When you finish there you can mosey over to the favoured watering hole of the locals, the H-B Saloon (that's pronounced 'H bar B' for you non-cowboy types!)

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Thank MikeJr209
Oakdale, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

I was hoping the museum would have more to offer in regards to the historical history of Oakdale but it did not.

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Oakdale,CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

Cool place to stop by and see all the wonderfull pictures and items of old, a perfect addition to stopping in the H-B saloon, or restaurant, next door.

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Thank FutureCustoms
Salinas, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

If you love horses, beautiful old saddles, and cowboy and rodeo nostalgia, this place is for you! I loved learning about the ranching history of Oakdale and the beautiful life size statue of a cowboy and his horse just outside.

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Thank Amy D
libraryladyfo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

This museum housed in the old train station is a gem. It's changing displays promote the cowboy way of life. I highly recommend you stop by.

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Englewood, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

Interesting museum about local rodeo/ranches in the area. Some great saddles that were won in competition over the years. It's a small museum but very interesting for a local history. Donations Very friendly lady working, was more than happy to share information about the museum and area rodeo winners.

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california
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

Oakdale is truly tht Cowboy Capital of the World. Here you can find the history of the ranch community. There a number of families that have ranched in the area for well over 100 years. Very interesting.

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