Yosemite Museum

Yosemite Museum information

Yosemite National Park , USA
Address
Street Yosemite Village
Telephone
+1 209 372 0200
Opening hours
09:00-16:30, closed for lunch
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Places of cultural interest in the valley include the Yosemite Museum , which has Miwok and Paiute artifacts, including woven baskets, beaded buckskin dresses and dance capes made from feathers. Renowned local basket-weaver Julia Parker is often around for a demonstration and to answer questions. There's also an art gallery and, behind the museum, a reconstructed Indian village c 1870.

A self-guided interpretive trail winds past pounding stones, an acorn granary, a ceremonial roundhouse and a conical bark house.