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North Fork, California: Sierra Mono Indian Museum

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

33103 Road 228, North Fork, CA
Roads 225 and 228.
Hours vary. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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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