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“Great way to spend an hour or so..” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Pioneer Yosemite History Center

Pioneer Yosemite History Center
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Yosemite and Glacier Point Day Tour
Pinole, California
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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“Great way to spend an hour or so..”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2013

We stopped by on a Sunday afternoon, about mid-day. Took the self-guided tour of cabins that early settlers to the Yosemite lived in and an early bakery. Degnan's Bakery. This name is still used in Yosemite Valley as a Deli and Pizza parlor, covered bridge and a wonderful collection of old wagons. There are horses to rent and a stagecoach/wagon ride around the property and Wawona hotel next door.

Visited August 2013
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CALIFORNIA
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450 reviews
266 attraction reviews
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“Open Wednesday to Sunday in Summer”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2013

We arrived late on Sunday afternoon as the Pioneer Visitor Center was closing down. We saw enough to wish that we could have experienced it earlier. There are horses for riding, stagecoach collection and 15 minute rides for $5. There is a working blacksmith and other buildings.

Visited August 2013
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Bebington, United Kingdom
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209 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
“Worth a look”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2013

Easy to miss this place as you hurtle into Yosemite - take a look on the way out. It is an interesting collection of old buildings that only take about 20 minutes to stroll around

Visited June 2013
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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202 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Informative Attraction”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2013

We visited in late May while a California middle school group was there so all the village sites were staffed with reenactors, which made it very interesting. Unfortunately we came late and only had a hour before closing. We'd been there years before, and it's much more interesting with the reenactors. Also has a beautiful covered bridge leading into the encampment.

Visited May 2013
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coppell texas usa
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107 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“entertaining”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2013

It is just a small area, but if you are in the wawona area, it's worth a visit. We took the short stage coach ride for $5. The ranger was quite entertaining!

Visited May 2013
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