Bishop, California: Ghost Town and Freak Lamb

Old west ghost town of Laws exhibits a stuffed Siamese twin lamb in its Railroad Museum.

Laws Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum

Silver Canyon Rd, Bishop, CA
Laws Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum, NE of Bishop, via US Hwy 6 to Silver Canyon Rd.
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Ghost Town and Freak Lamb

Reports and tips from visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Ghost Town and Freak Lamb

This is actually an old train museum and settlement. Well worth the drive to see, and the woman who works there is so knowledgeable.

[R.F.F.R., 05/22/2018]

Medical offices.

Ghost Town and Freak Lamb

Laws is really quite a gem. There is a railroad station, an old locomotive, school house, mining operations bldg, printing office, barbershop, etc. It is actually a collection of buildings from the area brought together to form kind of a "living museum." The exhibits offer a wonderful variety of period pieces displayed inside rather authentic settings with cards explaining the era significance. There are uniforms, ranching and agricultural supplies, firearms, a foundry, etc.

The staff is knowledgeable and friendly. The only negative is the lack of access for wheelchairs, but other than that it is only about 5 or 6 miles from Hwy 395 in Bishop.

[Tom Herlihy, 02/19/2015]

Freak lamb.

Ghost Town and Freak Lamb

Freak Lamb. Perty cool.

[Wendy Brazill, 01/06/2015]

Coke bottles.

Ghost Town and Freak Lamb

This place is a great stop, especially for kids! Loved the bottle collection room, and the old school house.

[Wendy Brazill, 01/06/2015]

Freak lamb.

Ghost Town and Freak Lamb

These are little lambs...

[Subachad, 11/18/2012]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Giant Snow BeanieGiant Snow Beanie, Big Pine, CA - 17 mi.
Coyote-Tooth DenturesCoyote-Tooth Dentures, Independence, CA - 42 mi.
Temple of Folly MonumentTemple of Folly Monument, Mammoth Lakes, CA - 38 mi.
In the region:
Roller Coaster Road, Mono Mills, CA - 44 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

August 15, 2020

My Sights

My Sights

Create Your Own Bizarre Road Trips!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

California Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

The Oregon Vortex, Gold Hill, Oregon (Aug 10-16, 2020)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from Subscribe now! Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Book Now