Welcome to the Gatekeeper's Museum
Wednesday -Sunday 10am-5pm
$10 General Admission
$9 Senior Admission
Kids 12 & Under Free
STATE PARKS NO LONGER ALLOWS WEDDINGS TO BE HELD ON THE GROUNDS OUTSIDE THE MUSEUM
Now on View
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 one of the largest Native American Basket collections in the United States in our basket museum and learn about the history of Lake Tahoe's maritime, resort, pop culture and art in an eclectic array of unique exhibitions.
Opening June 1, 2023
Discovering Lake Tahoe: Historical Maps
- Fri, Jun 09Tahoe CityJun 09, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PMTahoe City, 130 W Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145, USALearn the art of pine needle basketry! In this four hour class, you will learn to weave pine needles using simple stitches and techniques. Participants will have the opportunity to embellish their baskets with beads, feathers and colorful threads to make a one-of-a-kind piece of art.
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.
Featured in National Geographic
Visit the National Geographic Resource Library online and read about our basket museum!
Basket Photo from National Geographic:
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!