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Whittier Museum

6755 Newlin Ave, Whittier, CA 90601-4019
+1 562-945-3871
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Interesting History

Whittier is an old little city settled by Quakers when you could see all the way downtown on a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Diane I
A few hours of family fun

I saw a post on social media advertising an event they were hosting on the 30th anniversary of the... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
hyelala
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Los Angeles, Ca
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“artifacts” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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6755 Newlin Ave, Whittier, CA 90601-4019
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+1 562-945-3871
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whittier is an old little city settled by Quakers when you could see all the way downtown on a clear day.The nice historic uptown area still has many original homes and the museum displays artifacts and information about it's early history. It'a fun for school...More

Thank Diane I
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

I saw a post on social media advertising an event they were hosting on the 30th anniversary of the Whittier earthquake. Since it had been a while since my last visit I decided to stop in and check it out. I brought my daughter with...More

Thank hyelala
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

Every once in a while I get this urge just to go see something different , so today I satisfied that urge and went to the Whittier museum to see the Whittier Earthquake display. It is the 30 year Anniversary of that earthquake. It brought...More

Thank s3production
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

This museum has many interesting local artifacts and very engaging docents. They have limited hours so make sure you plan ahead, but it will be worth the wait!

Thank bkute65
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Reviewed 19 November 2016

The Whittier Museum is a wonderful little museum that tells the story of the town and it's residents. The former President Nixon practiced law here when he started his own career. The Nixon family were locals and once owned a restaurant here. The President's relatives...More

1  Thank Pat H
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Whittier Museum provides an outstanding overview of the history of the Whittier Area, the people and organizations who have built Whittier into the outstanding community it is today. The recent Boy Scout exhibit is outstanding, sharing the positive experiences that BSA provide to the youth...More

1  Thank CV303
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Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

This small, low cost, museum is packed with photos and exhibits about Whittier and early Alaska. A must see if you are fortunate enough to be in Whittier.

1  Thank Yellowtrike
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Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

This was my family's first visit to the Whittier Museum. I have two teens and a 9 year old. We all enjoyed it very much. It is a small museum, but it does have plenty of artifacts and provides good information on the city's history....More

1  Thank Sylvia R
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Reviewed 6 May 2016

This museum has a fantastic collection and great staff. You have to stop in to see their exhibits, airplane, train car and much more. Lots of great Whittier history.

1  Thank KingRichards2013
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Reviewed 13 February 2016

Sometimes history is hard to find as you travel from one cement suburban city to the next in Los Angeles County. However the Whittier Museum to take the time to preserve and inform us about Whittier and it history. A lot of fun and the...More

Thank ganon
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