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I visited the museum recently. It's located in an old schoolhouse a short distance from the main street through Lee Vining. The grounds feature old farming and mining equipment, plus the "Upside Down House" that was built in the 1950s - it's meant to be...More
This Museum and old school house is tiny but it's fantastic. It has some great local artifacts. Free of charge but there is a tiny little gift shop if you want to spend some money. If you're in the area, this little museum is a...More
The mono basin museum is housed in a small building but the more interesting artifacts are arranged in an open field adjacent to the building. These tell the story of some of the mining activities that led to the growth of the town. This is...More
We were greeted by docent Pam who gave us a short history of the Historical Society. One of the rooms had a marvelous collection of Indian artifacts with beautiful beaded bowls and paintings along with many other items made by the Paiute Indians.
We visited the Mono Basin Historical Society Museum. There is the historic school house to see. There are also exhibits to see outside such as the Upside Down House mining equipment and more.
It is adjacent to Hess Park.
While wandering around in Lee Vining looking for a place to eat , we stumbled upon this museum with the Upside Down House. We went inside the Old School House Museum and talked to the staff. They were very friendly and helpful! They gave us...More