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The Museum of History in Granite

Center of the World Plaza, Felicity, CA 92283-7777
+1 760-572-0100
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Finally - got to visit!

It took several tries to finally get to check this off of our bucket list. In winter it is only... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Thomas M
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Littleton, New Hampshire
Unique

If you need a break from the long drive between San Diego and Yuma. This is a good place to stretch... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
josch1122
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Palm Springs
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French Ambassador Jeam-Marie Daillet recently proposed this Museum as a World Heritage Site "..thus taking its rightful place next to the Statue of Liberty among the 962 sites in 157 countries considered as having universal value."
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  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Center of the World Plaza, Felicity, CA 92283-7777
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It took several tries to finally get to check this off of our bucket list. In winter it is only open on weekends (or by appointment). This is certainly an offbeat attraction. I am not sure that it fits in any kind of specific category....More

Thank Thomas M
jacquesandrei, Trustee of the Museum at The Museum of History in Granite, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mr.Thomas M. Thank you for your nice review. While all facilities are open from Thanksgiving to 31 March, the monuments may be viewed every day during the rest of the year with nominal entrance fee on the Honor System. (We have been delighted by...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you need a break from the long drive between San Diego and Yuma. This is a good place to stretch your legs. Inexpensive diversion. Interesting granite displays covering the world's history. If you are not acclimated to the(mid day) sun, you will need a...More

Thank josch1122
jacquesandrei, Trustee of the Museum at The Museum of History in Granite, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your nice review. You are always welcome at Felicity. Cordially, Jacques-Andre Istel. Trustee of the Museum

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are passing by this area, I would recommend stopping. The admission price is only three dollars per person. The design of the stone monuments on the property is intriguing. The chapel on the hill is very unique. It is also interesting to contemplate...More

Thank Outdoorpartner
jacquesandrei, other at The Museum of History in Granite, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your nice review. I am cloistered editing "Animals of the World" as engravers arrive soon.You may like this text (still subject to final edit) for the triangular end panel as one approaches the hundred foot granite (strongest stone) monument. Welcome always to...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017

Stopped here on a whim with friends. We had no idea what to expect. We went on a hot summer Sunday when it was closed. However, we walked around reading history etched in those granite slabs. We wished it was not such a hot day,...More

Thank JoAnn S
jacquesandrei, Trustee at The Museum of History in Granite, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Thank you for your fortitude in reading text engraved in granite during desert summer heat. Thank you also for taking the time to write a nice review. We hope to welcome you again in the winter when the climate is temperate and facilities are open....More

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting with mountains in the background. Post office and buildings all locked up and closed on Saturday. Self guided tour of granite monuments to the god of war.More

Thank lauraZ6165YC
jacquesandrei, Trustee at The Museum of History in Granite, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your review. Re your "Self guided tour of granite monuments to the god of war", the desert heat understandably prevented your assessing monuments of history with panels of philosophy, literature and poetry. You are most welcome in the winter when all facilities...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Top day out, met a great couple, Shaun and Gaz, only thing I would say is the museum glosses over the importance of concrete.

1  Thank Rich L
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Great company (Shaun), fascinating rock, amazing weather!! The best day of 2017. Don't miss the reasonably priced fridge magnets!!

Thank Benj1985
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I visited the Granite museum today with my friend Gaz. it was a real treat! a really good insight into the history of granite and a great selection of gifts in the shop such as fridge magnets etc. well worth a trip!More

Thank Tommyround
jacquesandrei, Trustee of the museum at The Museum of History in Granite, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Thank you for your review. Since all facilities except the granite monuments are closed until Thanksgiving, we are surprised by your comment about the shop, perhaps based on an earlier visit. Also the monuments are about history (of Humanity, of the United States etc.), not...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

Located just west of Yuma. You have to see it to believe it! Portions of history engraved in large granite boulders; all artfully laid out in geometric patterns. A hike up the steps to the small church is good for a person, both physically and...More

1  Thank SadieLila
jacquesandrei, Trustee at The Museum of History in Granite, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your nice review. We hope you will visit again in cooler winter weather. Cordially, J.A. Istel

Reviewed 22 April 2017

My family stopped here on a week long road trip from California to Texas. Several odd and interesting things to see here. The lady who walked out to give us a tour and certificates for standing at the Official Center of the World was the...More

Thank MarcoSanDiego
jacquesandrei, Trustee at The Museum of History in Granite, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for your nice review. Owing to desert climate the Museum is on the Honor System from 1 April to Thanksgiving with only the granite monuments available for viewing. I particularly appreciate your kind words about the lady who volunteered to give you a...More

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Caryl M
26 July 2017|
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Response from jacquesandrei | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Google maps indicates 10.4 miles and 14 minutes. Cordially, Jacques-Andre Istel
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Caryl M
26 July 2017|
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Response from jacquesandrei | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. The Museum is on the Honor System ($3 per person to view granite monuments in still hot weather) until the day after Thanksgiving when all facilities are open. We suggest visiting in... More
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