Attractions

Museum in Tahoe City

Gatekeeper’s Museum & Marion Steinbach Indian Basket Museum

In a reconstructed log cabin close to town, this museum has a small but fascinating collection of Tahoe memorabilia, including Olympics history and relics from the early steamboat era and tourism explosion around th…
Museum in South Lake Tahoe & Stateline

Lake Tahoe Historical Society Museum

This small but interesting museum displays artifacts from Tahoe’s pioneer past, including Washoe tribal baskets, vintage black-and-white films, hoary mining memorabilia and a model of a classic Lake Tahoe steamship.…
Museum in Tahoe City

Watson Cabin

A few blocks east of the bridge over the Truckee River, this well-preserved 1908 settlers’ cabin made from hand-hewn logs is one of the town’s oldest buildings, built overlooking the beach.
Museum in Squaw Valley

Olympic Museum

A fun retro exploration of the 1960 Olympics, featuring a film and much memorabilia. Located at High Camp.