North Fork, California: Sierra Mono Indian Museum

Local historical museum reported to have a unique display of mounted animals and miniatures in dioramas.

Address:
33103 Road 228, North Fork, CA
Directions:
Roads 225 and 228.
Hours:
Hours vary. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
559-877-2115
Admission:
Adults $7
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Sierra Mono Indian Museum

We stopped by. I think the hours vary, but they were open. They have a very extensive Native American basket and beading exhibit, one of the best I have ever seen. And the animals are still there.

[Lynette, 04/24/2014]
Sierra Mono Indian Museum - Vague Recollections

I lived in North Fork when I was a little kid and one of my fondest memories was visiting this museum. They had a lot of cool exhibits; mounted animals with diorama settings encased in glass. One I remember specifically would be the foxes on the hills with the model train in the background to make it look like it was in the distance. I credit this exhibit with instilling in me an interest in dioramas, model trains and taxidermy (I went to school for taxidermy and now do it as a side job). I was pretty impressionable at that age.

I know the museum is still there, but I don't know how much has changed since then.

[Catey, 09/19/2007]

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