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Welcome to the Gatekeeper's Museum

Open
Wednesday-Sunday 10am-5pm

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Come explore the rich history of Lake Tahoe in the Gatekeeper's log cabin. Located in the heart of Tahoe City, adjacent to the Lake Tahoe dam. Experience the largest Native American Basket collection in the Lake Tahoe Basin, new maritime, movie and resort exhibits and the exciting upstairs Sierra Ski Museum. 

Upcoming Events

Lake Tahoe's Concours 
D'Elegance
Show

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Join us August 12-13, 2022 at North America's premier wooden boat show. Located at the Obexer's Marina in Homewood, CA. Tahoe historians, book signings, collection images and baskets will be featured in our tent. Come visit us! 

Visit the Upcoming Events page for more info.

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Artisan Basket 
Weaving Class

Join us on Saturday September 10, 2022 from 10am-2pm in our Mairion Steinbach Basket Gallery to learn how to make your own artisan, handmade basket. Our guest expert basket weaver teaches the basic elements of making pine needle baskets while applying decorative accents.  All supplies included. Member discounts apply. Learn more on our Upcoming Events page.

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Featured in National Geographic 

Visit the National Geographic Resource Library online and read about our basket museum! 

https://education.nationalgeographic.org/resource/basket-museum

Basket Photo from National Geographic:

https://education.nationalgeographic.org/resource/basket-museum#undefined

Featured in The Tahoe Weekly  

The Gatekeeper's Museum is regularly featured in the Tahoe Weekly Magazine. Be sure to check out the Tahoe Weekly site regularly and get up to date news on museum exhibits and events!

https://thetahoeweekly.com/sightseeing/

New Article:

https://thetahoeweekly.com/2022/07/lake-tahoe-stars-in-local-exhibit/