The cabin showcases Tahoe history, from the Washoe people through the logging and mining eras and the establishment of the tourism industry at Lake Tahoe. Exhibits include Native American baskets, resort memorabilia, historical photographs, clothing, oral histories, maps, archival documents, newspapers and artifacts.

  • Hours Thursday - Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Address 130 West Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City, CA 96145
  • Phone 530-583-1762
  • Website Gatekeeper's & Marian Steinbach Indian Basket Museums
  • Best Feature Their resource library allows researchers on-site access to historical documents. Copies of historic photographs can also be ordered and purchased from the Museum.
  • Photographs
  • Washoe History
  • Tahoe History

Located on W Lake Boulevard before Fanny Bridge crosses the Truckee River.


  • Watson Cabin Museum

    Watson Cabin Museum

    Tahoe City, CA

    The North Lake Tahoe Historical Society has operated the cabin as a living museum featuring century-old furnishings and accessories.

    560 North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City, CA 96145
  • Eggstra Special

    Eggstra Special

    Roseville, CA

    From simple egg to timeless art, the business owner, Virgi Bondi creates everything from jewelry boxes, purses, necklaces and even elaborate pieces such as her cinderella coach and ferris wheel.

    3124 Calypso Lane, Roseville, CA 95661
  • Packing Shed Studios

    Packing Shed Studios

    Newcastle, CA

    Newcastle Packing Shed is a working Art Studio and Gallery featuring 11 artists.

    455 Main Street, Newcastle, CA 95658