Welcome to the Lake County Museums!

The County of Lake is home to three fine museums featuring local history, and Native American and early pioneer artifacts.

Historic Courthouse Museum

Located in downtown Lakeport, between Library Park on beautiful Clear Lake, and the county courthouse.

Courthouse Museum


  • Pomo Baskets and other Native American artifacts
  • Geologic History of Clear Lake
  • Gem and Mineral Display
  • Pioneer artifacts
  • Restored Courtroom
  • Research Library and Photograph Collection

Historic Schoolhouse Museum

Located on Main Street just east of downtown Lower Lake.


  • Pioneer artifacts
  • Rock and Mineral display
  • Restored Schoolroom
  • Victorian Parlor
  • Resource Library
  • Cultural Events and Art Shows in the Weaver
Schoolhouse Museum


Gibson Museum & Cultural Center

Located on Highway 29 across the street from the Middletown Library.


Gibson Museum with Fence


  • Geology
  • Springs and Resorts
  • South Lake County History
  • Lillie Langtry Exhibit
  • Resource Library