North Lake Tahoe: Museums & Historical Places

Ed Z'berg Sugar Pine Point

Description: 2 miles of lake front and dense foliage. Hellman-Erhman mansion is located within the park and available for tours. Nature center on site. Family campgrounds.
Phone: (530) 525-7982

Gatekeeper's Museum

Description: Showcases Tahoe history from the Washoe era through mining and tourism.
Phone: (530) 583-1762

Hellman-Ehrman Mansion - Sugar Pine Point State Park

Description: Estate owned by the Hellman-Ehrman family now open seasonally as a historical site.
Phone: (530) 525-7982

Marian Steinbach Indian Basket Museum

Description: A vast collection of Native American baskets from all over the California and north west.
Phone: (530) 583-1762

North Lake Tahoe Historical Society

Description: Organization dedicated to the history and preservation of Lake Tahoe and its stories. Gatekeepers museum and the Indian Basket Museum.
Phone: (530) 583-1762

Olympic Museum (Tahoe Museum)

Description: Located in Boatworks mall, a museum dedicated to the history of the 1960 Olympics held in the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Phone: (702) 497-4048

Tahoe Maritime Museum

Description: Boat exhibits, hands-on activities for the kids and more. Hours vary by season.
Phone: (530) 525-9253

Thunderbird Lodge Tahoe

Description: Tours of the historic lodge and yacht. Event rental available.
Phone: (775) 832-8750

Watson Cabin

Description: Tour the oldest house in Tahoe City.
Phone: (530) 583-8717