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“The Past of Coalinga” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of R.C. Baker Memorial Museum - CLOSED

R.C. Baker Memorial Museum
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Fresno, California, United States
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“The Past of Coalinga”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2013

The displays of articles from the past which is part of the History of Coalinga are great. Done in a way informing visitors of, When, why and who started Coalinga.

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English first
Morro Bay, California
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85 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Too much wonderful stuff for one visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2012

One of our main reasons for going to Coalinga was to visit the R.C.Baker museum and we were not disappointed. It is loaded with tons of local and regional history and has a huge selection of period pieces. It is housed in several buildings and includes many large items in their fenced backyard. It has an amazing collection of rocks and minerals, fossils, photographs and equipment of all sorts.You could spend days going through all the museum and still find new treasures to cause wonder.

Visited October 2012
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Pebble Beach, California
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127 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
“step into our motoring past”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2012

clean attractive motoring museum; especially enjoyed the antique gas pumps and well decorated 1920s gas station.

Visited July 2012
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Coalinga
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2012

All of it. Loved it and I will go back again very very very soon. A must see place you should all visit if you get within 200 miles of coalinga. Ya just gatta see it. Please go.

Visited July 2012
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Radwell
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132 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“A great reason for stopping in Coalinga”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2012

I noticed the RC Baker Museum on my iphone when driving down to Bakersfield and so stopped in Coalinga for a lunch break. I was glad that I turned off the freeway and took the time to visit the town.

The museum is great - much better than what you see on their website. We spent a good hour looking around all the exhibits that tell the history of the town from the late 1800s. Hundreds of artifacts from clothing, furniture, fire engines, oilfield equipment, fossils, the list goes on.

Friendly staff. The museum closes for an hour for lunch. Stop off if you are on a road trip - you won't be disappointed.

Visited March 2012
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