Museums, theaters, casinos, wineries, and other attractions nearby Yosemite in central California

John Muir in Yosemite

John Muir Geotourism Center

The John Muir Geotourism Center, now closed, had a mission to enrich the natural and rural communities by inspiring people to explore, learn, share and preserve the values of the John Muir Legacy through innovative and creative programs.

Yosemite Historic District by Almonroth [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Museums in Yosemite Park

If you want to learn about both the natural and the cultural forces that have made the park what it is, stop by the following modest museums and educational visitor centers.

Yosemite Sugar Pine Railroad 10 Curve

Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad

All aboard for an exciting four-mile scenic excursion through the Sierra National Forest on the restored railroad used for the Madera Sugar Pine’s logging trains.