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Visit The Musuem at the Fairgrounds

Stumbled on this on our drive to Lava Beds National Monument and what a nice surprise. Also stopped... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Boise, Idaho
A work in progress

There is not much to see at this spot of history, but there is work to preserve this area. A... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2016
Biwabik, Minnesota
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Northeast side CA State Route 139, Tulelake, CA
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 29 September 2012

OK, this was very interesting. I think it is a National Park that is a work in progress. Give it a few years and it will be up to par with the other park sites. This is recent history and maybe even information that we...More

4  Thank ShurleyUSA
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Reviewed 20 October 2012

We stopped after our visit to the Lava Beds Monument but the Center was closed. We looked for a sign with times, etc. but were disappointed to find nothing. I really wanted to visit, but was turned away.

2  Thank mjmsf
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stumbled on this on our drive to Lava Beds National Monument and what a nice surprise. Also stopped at the Klamath Refuge Center. Both were great. Take time to visit both on your way to Lava Beds.

Thank Boisenb
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Bummer the center was closed! Only open on Saturday guided tours with park ranger! Interesting history that would be worth going to

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

The actual site is now almost completely gone, and cannot be toured independently. The ranger station is in Tule Lake, at the fairgrounds, in the museum/info center for the region. The rangers are only there seasonally, but the museum is very informative and well organized.

Thank BarbZoo
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The museum at Tule Lake is very interesting and informative. The site of the camp itself is mostly bare land except for the Jail. Chris did a very good job, with charts and maps, explaining how the camp used to be in the past. It...More

1  Thank jen c
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were fortunate to have visited Tulelake over a weekend--which, we learned after our arrival on a Friday night--was the only time that this National Monument leads tours of the Relocation/Segregation Center. As of Summer, 2017, ranger-led tours are conducted on Saturdays,...More

1  Thank Paula M
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We finally found this site after asking 2 folk. It is not ranger manned off season, but is combined with an extensive local history museum that is jammed pack full of all kinds of interesting things. You can not see or experience the actual Reception/Relocation...More

Thank IrishGenie
Reviewed 3 October 2016

After trying to visit the monument in Tule Lake, we found this roadside memorial south of Tule Lake along the east side of Highway 139. It documents a sad part of this countries history when folks let fear overtake compassion and common sense. From other...More

Thank craig t
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Stopped for a short visit today at the Tule Lake War Relocation Center. A place that actor George Takei once spent time at with his parents.

1  Thank NancyMcIntosh
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Not much to see here today except a memorial plaque dedicated to Tulelake's veterans of the various wars.

Thank arizonawill
Reviewed 19 June 2016

There is not much to see at this spot of history, but there is work to preserve this area. A museum in Tule Lake does have the guard tower and a barrack. The park service employee there is very knowledgable. There is currently work to...More

1  Thank KimberMN
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