Tallac Historic Site

The historically registered Pope-Baldwin Estates at the Tallac Historic Site in South Lake Tahoe are a must see for the community and visitors to the area. The summer estates are open daily during the summer month’s, the public is free to wander throughout the estates; stroll through the gardens, visit the Museum, view our Vintage Clothing Exhibit,  view inside outbuildings used to house servants and guests, watch the Blacksmith in action. The Baldwin Museum Gift Shop is filled with cheerful Lake Tahoe seasonal and period-inspired merchandise, clothing, unique gifts and books. Our friendly staff and volunteers in the Gift Shop are happy to help you with your purchases and while you are shopping, be sure to visit with our Museum Docents. These specially-trained volunteers can help you with questions about the historic estates, programs, tours, demonstrations, upcoming special events and area information.

Tahoe Heritage Foundation, an official Tallac Historic Site non-profit 501(c)3 partner with the US Forest Service, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, offers programs, tours, and special events. For more information please see the calendar of events below and explore this year’s Lake of the Sky Journal available at the Tallac Historic Site and many other locations throughout the Lake Tahoe Basin.

Summer Hours

Daily | 10:00am – 4:00pm  |  May 25 –  September 7

Fall Hours

CLOSED Sundays & Mondays
Tuesday-Friday | 
10:00am – 4:00pm
September 8-28

Check out our Current Season Schedule  for up-to-date upcoming events that may affect your visit.


Guided, 1-hour tours are available for a $10 fee. Pope House Tours start Daily at the following times: 11:00am; 12:30pm; 2:00pm. Walking Tours are Tuesday and Friday  at 2:00pm.  See Current Season Schedule

Pope House Tour: $10 (1-hour)
Walking Tour: $10 (90 minutes)
Specialty Tour: Fees and times varies

*Fall tour time availability varies. Please call to confirm prior to your visit.

Get tickets in advance!

  • You can purchase and reserve Tour and Program tickets by calling our Gift Shop at the Tallac Museum; most Special Event tickets may be purchased online.
  • Tour groups can book a private 1-hour, 2-hour, or Specialty Tour. Some of our seasonal Specialty Tours include Historic Resort Tours, Kids Educational Tours, and more.
  • Private Tours for groups (15 or more) are available starting at $150. Prices may vary per tour type and group size. Please call our office for more information and to book your tour.

Tour Pricing

Adult: $10
Senior: $10
Student/Teacher/Military: $10
Children 5 – 12: $5
Children Under 5 Years: FREE
Tahoe Heritage Members: FREE, Pass must be presented
Group Rate: $10 – $20  (15 or more guests) – advance registration required


(530) 541-5227  Tallac Museum, Tallac Historic Site 10am-4pm