Museums and Historic Interest
Eastern California Museum
Located in Independence, this museum displays exhibits and artifacts related to history of the area. The museum also hosts traveling exhibits on various topics related to the human experience.
Laws Railroad Museum and Historical Site
Fifty miles north of Manzanar, the community of Laws exists today only as it is preserved at the Railroad Museum. Tour historic buildings and railcars. Learn about the age of narrow gauge in the Owens Valley.
Bodie State Historic Park
Walk the deserted streets of one of America's best preserved ghost towns. About two and half hours north of Manzanar, this Historic Park was once a thriving gold mining town. It is now a unique slice of the American western landscape.
Visit this museum of the cultural history, natural history, and geology of the Northern Mojave Desert. Contact them for details about their petroglyph tours.