Museums

Historic Journeys

Lake County is rich in history and culture, so be sure to take a break from our plentiful outdoor activities by soaking up some knowledge in one of our five historical/cultural museums. Interesting info and artifacts tell the history of our geology, farming heritage, tourism industry, Native peoples and pioneering spirit.

Lake County Historic Courthouse Museum
Lower Lake Historic Schoolhouse Museum
Stone House Museum
Ely Stage Stop and Country Museum
Gibson Museum and Cultural Center

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We've Been Inhabited for Over 20,000 Years!

With a history of human habitation dating back over 20,000 years, and one of the most interesting geological profiles in the world, you are sure to find something of interest.

Experience tales from Lake County

Tony Pierucci, Curator of County Museums

"There’s no end to the great experiences you can have learning about our history and heritage."