Mammoth Lakes History & Museums: Mammoth California Museum / Hayden Cabin

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Mammoth Museum

Travel back to Mammoth’s early years with a visit to historic Hayden Cabin.  Highlights include period artifacts, historic photographs, and an idyllic creek side setting. Read More

  • Entry to Hayden Cabin is free, but donations are accepted.
  • Located just minutes from downtown Mammoth on Sherwin Creek Rd.
  • The museum is open seasonally, usually from Memorial Day through the end of September.
  • Highlights include historic photographs and original period artifacts.

Overview

Travel back to 1927 with a visit to the Mammoth Museum at Hayden Cabin. One of the first visitor accommodations in Mammoth, the cabin was built to serve as a bed and breakfast as well as hunting and fishing lodge. Now visitors are treated to period artifacts and photographs. Highlights include period kitchen equipment, original period furniture, historic photographs, and period postcards.

Location/Directions

5489 Sherwin Creek Road
Mammoth Lakes, California 93546
(760) 934-6918

Hours/Seasons

Hayden Cabin is open seasonally, from Memorial Day through the end of September. Hours are 10am to 1 and 2 - 6pm, daily. Dates can vary depending on snow pack, so call the museum for the most accurate information.

Fees/Cost

Hayden Cabin is free, but donations are accepted.

More Info

The artifacts on display are constantly rotating, so return often for a new experience every visit.

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