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Loomis Musuem in Lassen Volcanic National Park - Closed for the Winter

Posted May 02nd 2017


Loomis Museum in Lassen Volcanic National Park
Operating Season: May 26 through October 29, 2017  

NOTE: Loomis Museum will reopen in the spring in 2018.


The historic Loomis Museum is located at the northwest entrance of Lassen Volcanic Nationial Park off State Hwy 44. This accessible facility offers exhibits, an auditorium, and educational bookstore. 

Rangers offer summer ranger-led programs, and provide information and park publications. Exhibits include photos from B.F. Loomis who documented Lassen's Peak most recent eruption cycle and promoted the park's establishment. Additional exhibits feature the original equipment Loomis used to photograph the eruptions, and traditional Atsugewi basketry. 

Loomis Museum is a great  place to visit and discover more about the volcano.  Also, there are easy day hikes close by and watercraft rental at nearby Manzanita Lake. 

Operating Season: May 26 through October 29, 2017

Operating Hours:
May 26 - June 11, 2017 9 am to 5 pm, Friday through Sunday
June 12 - October 1, 2017  9am to 5 pm
October 2 - October 29,  2017 -   9 am to 5 pm Wednesday through Sunday 
CLOSED MONDAYS & TUESDAYS in OCTOBER


Are you wondering what the weather is like at Manzanita Lake? Check out the web cam: (Daylight hours only.)  http://shingletown.com/Weather/weather-shingletown.php 

Lassen Park Website: http://www.nps.gov/lavo/planyourvisit/hours.htm 

Lassen Park Admission Fees: http://www.nps.gov/lavo/planyourvisit/feesandreservations.htm 

Loomis Museum Telephone: (530) 595-6140



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