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Great History of Paso Robles

There is information about the Pioneer families that settled Paso Robles and the surrounding area... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2015
Big Bear Lake, California
Fun for the family

A fun place to visit with carriages and old photos of country life. My teenage girls liked the... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2014
Paso Robles, California
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2010 Riverside Ave, Paso Robles, CA 93446-1758
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Reviewed 9 April 2015

There is information about the Pioneer families that settled Paso Robles and the surrounding area. If you've lived there for a while and never gone in, it's a must see to learn more about your town and a great place for visitors too.

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 6 December 2014

A fun place to visit with carriages and old photos of country life. My teenage girls liked the period dress and we were able to discuss how people lived in pioneer days. During a tour of the area, this is a nice break during hot...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank topromer
Reviewed 1 November 2014

This museum provides about a dozen well-organized displays of life in Paso Robles, and the surrounding ranch country, since pre-Hispanic times. Many of the displays relate to themes of wide interest, such as medical care over a hundred years ago. Others are more specific, such...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank kenr531
Reviewed 24 October 2014

The Pioneer Museum is full of interesting items that gives us glimpse of history in the area and of bygone years. Check out the contraption to curl hairs in the restroom!And free admission. I gladly donated.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank heritagedocent
Reviewed 17 October 2014

The Pioneer Museum is a rue community effort. With families from all over the are donating real pieces of history that enable everyone, of all ages to see things for the first time or things that bring back memories of things that were long forgotten,...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank CharleySays
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Housed in a fun building in the middle of the square with good history. Really adds to the understanding of the local area.

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank EuroTravelLover
Reviewed 18 August 2014

What a jewel this place was. We were so amazed by all the history of Paso Robles. We also were lucky enough to go in on a day with a docent that had a very long family history in the area and several of the...More

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank ladyzire
Reviewed 26 July 2014

We very much enjoyed our visit and wished we'd allotted more time. Located in a former Carnegie Library, the museum offers interesting architecture, as well as a glimpse of Paso Robles's rich history. We confess that we had no idea that history was so rich...More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank RuNanS
Reviewed 18 June 2014

If you just walk around the museum, you probably won't think much of it. However, the curators are extremely knowledgeable and friendly. They really make the museum great.

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank JoshiFresno
Reviewed 22 March 2014

Don't miss this AMAZING "mini-Smithsonian". I was ....flabbergasted! It was utterly amazing. Something for EVERYONE! The docents- Bob and Daryl -were wonderful and a real hoot to talk to. Allow yourself several HOURS as there is SOOO much to see and even then, you'll be...More

Date of experience: March 2014
3  Thank Captaingort
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