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Tulelake - Butte Valley Museum

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Interesting place

Great place. Seen some really neat stuff. If you have time stop by and enjoy this little gem. You... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Beverly B
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Must see historical monument

I visited the Tulelake Segregation Center while on my way to Lava Beds NM. The ranger on duty was... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
TNF_12
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Hockessin, Delaware
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800 South Main Street, Tulelake, CA 96134
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+1 530-667-5312
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small but informative musuem on the history of the area and definitely worth stopping in for a look. The main part of the stop for me was seeing the internment camp items and set up and this was very interesting but unfortunately...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Great place. Seen some really neat stuff. If you have time stop by and enjoy this little gem. You won't regret it

Thank Beverly B
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I visited the Tulelake Segregation Center while on my way to Lava Beds NM. The ranger on duty was very knowledgeable and dedicated to providing a history of the internment camp. I learnt a lot more about a part of history I previously knew very...More

Thank TNF_12
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Always wanted to see the internment camp area and this place is full of local history plus the WWII internment camp history. Full of local history and peoples history of settlement. Alot to see in this small place.

Thank twoscratchy
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This small museum captures a broad swath of history. It starts with Native petroglyphs; moves to the Modoc War; highlights land reclamation 100 years ago; discussed the largest Japanese intern camp; and recognizes many generations of Veterans. This is a must see. You will find...More

Thank jcimral
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We were looking for information on CCC history in the area. This little gem was open very early when we stumbled upon it. The ranger was brilliant, and could probably be successful as a university professor. If you know about VTS, he uses it with...More

Thank maxjobo
Reviewed 19 June 2016

This little museum was a welcomed surprise. The national park ranger at the desk was very knowledgable and actually challenged our thinking, in a good way. The museum is full of Native artifacts, military from the area, petrogylphs, the wildlife preserve, the Modac war and...More

Thank KimberMN
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We enjoyed our time at this little museum. Lots of information about local ranching and the history of this remote area.

Thank SnmaGal
Reviewed 14 May 2015

The museum exhibits about the local history on the Klamath Basin, including the development of local communities, the Tule Lake Segregation Center and Camp Tulelake. and the Modoc War. The Museum also has a station for a National Park service member who is there at...More

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