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Sharpsteen Museum on the Web

  1. Food & Wine- SF GATE

  2. Sharpsteen Museum is a history museum that's interesting for all ages. A large diorama of the original Hot Springs resort is one of the attractions at the Sharpsteen Museum. A replica of a barn and a stagecoach are other top attractions. Other exhibitions are changed every six months. A list of current ...​

  1. TripAdvisor

    Sharpsteen Museum, Calistoga: See 96 reviews, articles, and 27 photos of Sharpsteen Museum, ranked No.8 on TripAdvisor among 68 attractions in Calistoga.

  2. Yelp

    12 reviews of Sharpsteen Museum "A fun little place to learn about the history of Calistoga and about Ben's life and time while he worked with Walt Disney. The museums admission is donation based (recommended $3) and it's really worth it because…

  3. Atlas Obscura

  4. Discover Sharpsteen Museum in Calistoga, California: A veteran Disney animator turned his gift for storytelling to a museum devoted to his love of a California city.

  5. Wikipedia

    Benjamin "Ben" Sharpsteen (November 4, 1895 – December 20, 1980) was an American film director and producer for Disney. He directed 31 films between 1920 and 1980. Sharpsteen created a museum documenting the history of California's first millionaire Sam Brannan, the history of the Upper ...

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  7. Wine Country

    Looking for up to date, curated information on Sharpsteen Museum? offers exclusive, expert content.

  8. Napa County Landmarks

    Located at 1311 Washington Street in Calistoga, the Sharpsteen Museum is dedicated to the preservation and presentation of upper Napa Valley history. With their fascinating dioramas and permanent exhibits, visitors can explore . . .


  10. Sharpsteen Museum on YouTube

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    Discover the fascinating history of Upper Napa Valley through enlightening exhibits, artifacts, dioramas, and photographs at Calistoga's Sharpsteen Museum

  12. Rarebit Early Animation Wiki

    Sharpsteen's True-Life Adventure and People and Places series won him several Academy Awards in the late 40′s and 50′s, and in 1954, Sharpsteen began working on the Disneyland television series. He retired in 1962 after working for Disney for over 33 years, opening up the Sharpsteen Museum ...

  13. Calistoga Directory – Visit Calistoga

    Visit our fine art galleries and museums in Calistoga. ... The Sharpsteen Museum's permanent exhibits are designed to present the history of the upper Napa Valley from its pre-history to post World War I with an emphasis on people and changes brought by the period of U.S. emigration and development ...

  14. Napa County Library-Summer Reading Program for Kids

  15. The Sharpsteen Museum invites children ages 3 and up to weekly programs for fun and entertainment as part of their summer schedule. It is a collaborative effort between the Napa County Library System, the Calistoga Branch and the Sharpsteen Museum Association.

  16. Stages On Exhibit

    California State Parks - State of California

  17. SEE THE ORIGINAL STAGES that traveled the dusty roads of 
    California and made history.  Find them at these museums and 
    California State Parks. (A restored Mud Wagon is displayed in a diorama in the museum.) 

  18. RiverPointe Napa Valley

    The Sharpsteen Museum. The Sharpsteen Museum presents the history of the upper Napa Valley from pre-history to post-WWI with an emphasis on emigration and development.

  19. Inn on Pine

    Take an up close look at the history of Calistoga at this popular local attraction. Located in downtown Calistoga, this fun museum offers a look back to Calistoga as the elegant 1860s Hot Springs resort developed by pioneer, promoter, publisher, entrepreneur, ...

  20. Certified Farmer's Market

    Where: Sharpsteen Museum Plaza 1311 Washington St., Calistoga, CA 94515 (map). A Certified Farmers' Market every Saturday at the Sharpsteen Plaza on Washington Street in downtown Calistoga. Market offers a variety of farm fresh produce and food purveyors. There are also a variety of crafters ...

  21. Brannan Cottage Inn

  22. Calistoga’s first-class history museum, The Sharpsteen, is a must, especially for first timers to town.  (Look closely and you’ll find the Brannan Cottage Inn in the stunning diorama of the 1860 hot springs resort.)   Two other 1860 resort cottages were moved to new locations in town, including the Sharpsteen Museum on Washington Street. Lovingly restored in 2014 by new owners Amar Patel & family of the Anvaya Group, Brannan Cottage Inn was reborn as an artful blend of historic charm and modern comforts, ...

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  23. Via Magazine (CSAA)

    Sam Brannan was California's first millionaire, and his 1860s resort cottage is part of the fascinating ephemera at the Sharpsteen Museum of Calistoga History, built by Disney animator Ben Sharpsteen, who retired here. Other highlights include a 30-foot-long diorama of Brannan's original 1868 Hot ...

  24. Calistoga Pottery

    Things to Do in Calistoga- Calistoga’s location in the upper Napa Valley makes it convenient to many of Northern California’s state parks, beaches and historic sites, not to mention some idiosyncratic small towns. . . 

  25. Jewish Museum of the American. West

  26. The Frank family is thought to be the first Jewish family to settle in Calistoga, California- around 1860. Their home, a modest Victorian cottage, built in the 1870’s, now houses the Sharpsteen Museum Association at 1317 Washington Street.

  27. Calistoga getaway: Mud baths, bicycle picnics and a dash of history

    Long Beach Press-Telegram

    Sunday brought a guided tour of the Sharpsteen Museum, which is jam-packed with fascinating historical displays. ... his family's Calistoga ranch dates to the 1800s — the museum's big attraction is a 30-foot-long diorama of the town's original layout from the 1860s, as planned by founder Sam Brannan.

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    Roman Spa Hot Springs

    Romantic Weekend Getaway Package · Vacation Rental Package. Calistoga California Attractions. The city surrounds a wide array of fun things to see and do that range from Bothe-Napa Valley State Park, Sharpsteen Museum, Calistoga Depot, Petrified Forest, Safari West, The Old Bale Mill, and more.

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