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Welcome to the Gatekeeper's Museum

* We will be closed Saturday 12/10/2022 & Sunday 12/11/2022
Due to the Winter Storm

Wednesday-Sunday 11am-4pm
$10 General Admission
$9 Senior Admission
Kids 12 & Under Free

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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 and new maritime, movie and resort exhibits.

Sphere on Spiral Stairs

New Exhibit Opens Oct 21, 2022

At Home: Functional Art in Lake Tahoe Cabins

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Visit our gift shop and book store. Tahoe City's only local book shop!

 We have a large selection of books ranging from Native American basketry, Lake Tahoe history, winter sports, science, California history, mystery, children's books and more. 

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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 Sierra Sun & The Tahoe Weekly

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

https://thetahoeweekly.com/sightseeing/

https://www.sierrasun.com

New Articles:

https://www.sierrasun.com/news/saving-history-tahoe-city-museum-selected-for-assessment-preservation-program/

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