Mariposa Museum & History Center

Yosemite & the Sierra Nevada

Mariposa's past comes alive, well, as much as possible considering the fairly fusty objects displayed in this museum. Menus, logbooks, train tickets, photos and so on are organized in small diorama-style rooms to tell the stories of specific historical epochs or people. Some gems, like actual gold-miners' letters, can be found if you have the time.

Several period buildings and a Yosemite Miwok bark house can be visited on the museum grounds.

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