Gatekeeper's Museum changes exhibits regularly. Check back frequently to see what's new and what's on at Gatekeeper's!
Under Lake Tahoe:
Discover the History of What Lies Beneath
Nov. 15, 2023-Oct. 31, 2024
Explore all things under the lake; sunken steamships, treasures, legends and more! The highlight of the exhibit is exclusive footage from mission robotics taken in fall 2022 of the famous SS Tahoe shot over 300 feet below the surface. This interactive exhibit gives visitors a rare look into the unique underwater world of Lake Tahoe.
Through Tahoe’s Lens:
Early 20th Century Photography
April 1-Oct. 15, 2024
Experience early 20th century photography in Lake Tahoe through the lens of Anne Brigman, Arthur C. Pillsbury and Putnam & Valentine studios. View original bromide and silver gelatin photographs from these uniquely talented photographers while learning about the beginnings of Pictorialism and the invention of the panorama camera.
History of the Tahoe City Library est. 1927
Through spring 2024
Learn about the history of the Tahoe City Public Library established in 1927 in our Revolving Community exhibit. Original photos, newspaper archives, unique library basement finds and a complete history of Tahoe City’s community library all on display. If your business or school is interested in participating in our Revolving Community exhibit, please contact us for more information.
Remembering the Tahoe Tavern
April. 1 - Oct. 31, 2024
Ever wonder what life was like at the luxurious
Tahoe Tavern from 1900-1950? Learn about the lakes biggest and most extravagant resort in Lake Tahoe. Train station, bowling alley, exclusive photography studio, horse drawn sleigh rides and a Tavern "Hobo" band round up (among other things) the enormity of the Tahoe Tavern. Over 30 artifacts on display. Learn about the resort that started the trend of "vacation destination."
And Then There Were Trains:
Lake Tahoe Railway
(Lake Tahoe Railway & Transportation Company)
Coming Spring 2024
Our summer 2024 exhibit will feature unique Tahoe Railway artifacts including a new and beautifully rendered diorama of the train system that came to North Lake Tahoe between 1899-1920. In partnership with the Nevada State Railway Museum, we will have guest speakers, LTR& T (Lake Tahoe Railway and Transportation Company) artifacts and a rare painting by the first artist from the Southern Pacific Railway Company, William H. Bull. Learn about the history of Lake Tahoe trains in this interactive exhibit! Coming Spring 2024.