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Chinese Temple

1500 Broderick St, Oroville, CA 95965-4871
+1 530-538-2496
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Pleasantly Surprised

Our family visited during Feather Fiesta Days in May. They had live performances that were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Oroville, California
Chinese Culture in a Small Town !!

It is great to see the contributions that the Chinese Culture has brought to this small gold rush... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Oroville, California
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1500 Broderick St, Oroville, CA 95965-4871
+1 530-538-2496
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family visited during Feather Fiesta Days in May. They had live performances that were colorful and well corroborated. Well worth the small admission of $5. There was a lot of history here and my children learned while having fun.

Thank lanedianna
Reviewed 22 June 2017

It is great to see the contributions that the Chinese Culture has brought to this small gold rush town. Original artifacts that can only be seen here are often lent out to other exhibits around the country. It is amazing to see how the Chinese...More

Thank Nanrip2013
Reviewed 22 November 2016

While not knowing anything about Chinese culture learned a lot about how they helped Oroville grow and what it was like for them and the people of Oroville in this period of time... Very informative docents....

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This site is an excellent learning experience about Chinese culture in North-eastern California. Beautiful artifacts, amazing architecture, and important history.

Thank Lyda K
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

It's decently maintained for a small town. With passionate and respectful docent. Enough original stuff. Nice courtyard. This museum beats major museums I saw in Indonesia's or most museums in Asia in terms of information. Could use some Chinese translation and try attract Chinese tourists.

Thank blueechosf
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Very unique museum exhibiting priceless antiquities. Although self guided a docent is always available. Well maintained.

Thank Dick C
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Worth it if you have the time, very beautiful and historic presentation of the Chinese's impact on California during the gold rush era.

Thank bigblue43
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Chinese workers were not given enough credit for all they contributed during the gold rush days and the railroad development. Hard workers for little pay and did the most undesirable jobs. So many perished needlessly and uncaring. This is a fine museum noting all their...More

Thank JackP92348
Reviewed 2 June 2016

An important contribution to Northern California history, which continues to grow today Much of Oroville (Ophir in the early days) owes it's attraction to immigrants from elsewhere, to help the development of social and cultural events today. We are fortunate to have this contribution to...More

1  Thank rhewitt2015
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I recently took my 12 year old Granddaughter to visit the Oroville Chinese Temple and we really enjoyed ourselves. She took photos of the coy pond and garden outside as well as the amazing items inside. The facility is clean and the docent was very...More

Thank GrandmaAnnie
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Brittney M
3 October 2015|
Response from Richard W | Reviewed this property |
The temple is open from 12:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. daily except for holidays. There is a $3 fee for adults and kids under 12 are free. It is open seven days a week except for Dec. 14- 31 when it is closed.