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.
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- Best Feature Their resource library allows researchers on-site access to historical documents.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.
- Washoe History
- Tahoe History
Located on W Lake Boulevard before Fanny Bridge crosses the Truckee River.
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The gallery is balanced with a substantial mix of media and art forms from A (Acrylic) to Z (ok, W for Wood as we have no Z), with every other possible media represented including Bronze castings, welded metal, jewelry, glass, found metal, encaustic wax, fabric art, paper, art cards, watercolor, oil, stone sculpture, and turned wood.
Tahoe City, CA
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