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Ehrman Mansion
Tahoe City, CA 96145
Phone: +1 530 525 7982

The mansion features a two storey, Queen Anne styled home, built in 1902. It also showcases exhibits of the Hellman-Ehrman family, plus plenty of restored authentic furniture and chandeliers, a cabin built in 1870 and many spectacular nature trails to explore.

Rangers conduct a 45-minute tour of the home during the summer months. The park entrance fee is $5 with an additional $2 for the tour. Open hours are from 11am - 4pm Jun-Sep

Gatekeeper's Log Cabin Museum
130 West Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City, CA 96145
Phone: +1 530 583 1762

This museum features a reconstruction of the gatekeeper's cabin, residence for the dam attendant at Lake Tahoe, displays about pioneers, the area's natural history and authentic old photographs, plus a beautiful collection of American Indian baskets and artifacts. There are picnic tables on the park grounds adjacent to the museum. Admission is free. Open hours are from 11am - 5pm, Monday to Sunday.

North Tahoe Art Center
P.O Box 6354,, Tahoe City, CA 96145
Phone: +1 530 581 2787 - info@northtahoearts.com
www.northtahoearts.com

This center of the arts features fine paintings and sculptures. It holds exhibits that change on a monthly basis, including mixed media collage, photography, and sculptures of metal, glass and clay. From June through August, gallery sponsors workshops taught by artists coming from all areas of the country where watercolor, drawing, painting and collage are some of the classes offered. There’s also a gift shop that features the works of local artists in all media. Admission is free. Open hours are from 9am - 5pm, Monday to Sunday.

Watson Cabin Museum
560 North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City, CA 96145
Phone: +1 530 583 8717

This is a picturesque cabin built in 1908 by Robert Watson as a wedding gift for his youngest son. It is listed with the National Register of Historic Sites as the oldest home built on site in Tahoe City. Guides conducting the tours are dressed in period costumes and admission is free. Open hours: June 15 - Labor Day: 12nn - 4pm Monday - Sunday.

Sugar Pine Nature Center
Highway 89, (at Pine Street), Tahoe City, CA 96145
Phone: +1 530 525 7232

This Nature Center features a display of birds, mammals and major game fish that are indigenous to the Lake Tahoe Basin. There’s also a "touchy-feely" table designed for children and people who enjoy the hands-on approach. Available is a movie about the history of the lake and the early Native American inhabitants. Admission is free but there is a day-use charge of $5. Open Hours: Jun 1 - Oct 31: dawn - dusk.



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