The Old Timers Museum offers a FREE walking tour on Saturday mornings at 10am. We got our tour in before the rain started! The guide was very knowledgeable, and the tour lasted about an hour. We looked at several old buildings on Murphys' Main Street, and a couple located one street over, including the church. The walking was easy, not... 更多
The museum has quality Indian baskets, old tools, recreational items, clothing, books, and just general odds and ends of the historic period. The docent was enthusiastic and pointed out things and their use that we would have just passed by. Donations are accepted, but admission is free.
The staff was inviting and willing to answer any questions you may have about the area and its history. Just a small donation is asked for and it is well worth the time. The big draw for us was the E Clampus Vitus displays. The side of the Museum is covered with plaques of members and can be seen whether... 更多
So many things about the area are interestingly found in this museum, from guns to gold panning, from old kitchen to farm equipment and so much more.
We joined the Saturday walking tour and had a wonderful hour walking a few blocks of the town learning the history of original 1850's buildings. Our guide was a lovely lady who has lived in town since the 60's. Afterwards, we visited the museum, and it is a treasure chest of wonderful indian baskets, mining artifacts, and other clothes, dishes... 更多