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Amazing collection of 1000's of things!

This museum has 1000's of historical items, most related to Paso Robles, but some not. Keep winding... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Laura B
checking out Paso Robles history

great place to take kids and grandparents to see ancient machines, photos, clothes and posters of... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
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2010 Riverside Ave, Paso Robles, CA 93446-1758
+1 805-239-4556
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum has 1000's of historical items, most related to Paso Robles, but some not. Keep winding your way around the back to see old cars, carriages and even a barbed wire exhibit (who knew there were so many different kinds). The curator is very...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 3 October 2018

great place to take kids and grandparents to see ancient machines, photos, clothes and posters of time long gone

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

HEY,,,,,, Don't miss this great adventure learn bout Paso and its amazing history meet the families and see the life style

Thank ranchinthecountry
Reviewed 15 June 2018

The Pioneer Museum is located next to the fairgrounds. There is ample parking. The well-organized displays are extensive and cover the pioneer families, economic development of the region, a century of high school classes, farming and industrial machinery, transportation, ranching artifacts, extensive rifle collection, taxidermy...More

1  Thank Laura M
Reviewed 30 January 2018

This museum had all the artifacts and history of Paso Robles. You can easily spend 1-2 hours here. It is broken up in different sections from the farming that originally took place, to the dairy business to a section that had so many typewriters from...More

Thank Lynette51
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The docents here are friendly, personable, and have lots to add to make your experience fun and interesting! There are so many interesting displays, and lots to enjoy! We didn't seem to have enough time, but are looking forward to another trip to Paso Robles...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 19 January 2018

You can spend hours in here looking at all the exhibits here. For one, it has the largest collection of barbed wire west of the Mississippi. Old carriages, cars, weapons, so much too see, and it's free.

1  Thank DrRexT
Reviewed 20 October 2017

I have been to dozens of local history museums which depend on acquisitions from the community -- think of cleaning out the barn or disposing of great-grandpa's things. This museum is one of the best. Its varied collection is well-curated and highly interesting. It is...More

Thank Ralph S
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I happen to come from two PIONEER Paso families, so I was biased in wanting to stop and see this museum when traveling recently. I was thrilled to see the old GENESEO SCHOOL, as my Great Grandfather and his brother built it back in the...More

3  Thank trra
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The Paso Robles Pioneer Museum provides free admission to all visitors. However, do not think that free admission equates to a lower standard. In fact, the Paso Robles Pioneer Museum is a very interesting museum that keeps many artifacts from 1800 to 1900s. Our guide,...More

3  Thank 2bearbearSG
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