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Eastern California Museum

Historic photo of Summit Lake

Historic photo of Summit Lake

  • Features exhibits on the Paiute–Shoshone Indians including their tools and basketry
  • Artifacts and photos of the war relocation camp at Manzanar
  • Permanent exhibits on local history and natural history
  • Location: 155 North Grant Street in Independence
  • Open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Admission: free
  • Call (760) 878-0258 or (760) 878-0364
  • E-mail ecmuseum@nullusamedia.tv
  • Visit http://www.countyofinyo.org.

Manzanar National Historic Site

  • inyo_2Relocation center for Japanese-Americans and resident Japanese aliens during World War II
  • Exhibits, film, and tours
  • Location: west side of U.S. Highway 395, 9 mi. north of Lone Pine
  • Open April to October from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; November to March from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; closed December 25
  • Admission: free
  • Call (760) 878-2194 ext. 2710
  • Visit http://www.nps.gov/manz