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Natural history museum that traces the history of the Ohlone Indians.

Natural history museum that traces the history of the Ohlone Indians.

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Cute Historical Museum

The Museum at Coyote Hills has a nice presentation of animal and plant species that are at the park, as well as some information on the Ohlone Indians that settled the area. They... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2016
Mary M
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San Jose, California, United States
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San Jose, California, United States
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

The Museum at Coyote Hills has a nice presentation of animal and plant species that are at the park, as well as some information on the Ohlone Indians that settled the area. They also have a very nice little store and well maintained restrooms.

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San Francisco, Ca
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

Interesting collection of Ohlone Indian artifacts and a replica reed boat. Nice display of Indian tools and on the weekends they often have demonstrations of food preparation and other aspects of Indian life.

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Thank kbwsanfrancisco
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

It's a great museum on the local history. The place is well maintained and has nice exhibits. It was a good experience.

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Thank amritareviewer
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a small museum with quite good displays and exhibits which give fabulous insights on the history of the local inhabitants. The garden area outside the museum building is also quite beautiful.

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Thank Vatsalarya
Windsor Heights, Iowa, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Video and displays of previous local inhabitants. Interesting displays of woven baskets of the native Americans who inhabited the region. Displays of local birds, nests and animals

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Thank CarolSchrodt
fremont, ca
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

This is a good learning experience. Learn about the Native American who lived here, and the resources they used. There are examples of birds/animal that live here in this environment. Then go outside and take a hike/walk around the grounds and see the living history. Good family time!

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Thank t01
Fremont, California
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Reviewed 11 July 2014

The visitor's center museum is small but nice. There are some exhibits regarding the Ohlone Indians - including a canoe. There are some wildlife exhibits. There are picnic tables outside in a shaded tree area. Also on Wednesdays, you can see the pretty garden area (on other days take a peak through the fence area). This museum is part of... More 

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Fremont, California
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Reviewed 4 March 2014

This is an impressive museum for such a small regional park. The volunteers and staff do a great job and have a lot of activities for families to do on their visit.

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Thank Allison W
Oakland, CA
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Reviewed 1 April 2006

This serene (and huge!) park is part of the East Bay Regional Park Distict -- on Fremont Bay's shoreline. It's a rich wetland that has been preserved, full of hundreds of species of birds & other wildlife, along with Ohlone Indian shellmounds. I really liked their Visitor Center. It has information & exhibits about the Ohlone way of life, and... More 

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