The Sharpsteen Museum is an award-winning museum built by Ben Sharpsteen, an Oscar-winning American animator, director and producer for Disney. The museum has been featured on the Travel Channel and is a must-see destination to learn more about the rich history of Calistoga and the upper Napa Valley. Be sure to stop in to check out one of 11 Oscar’s awarded to Ben Sharpsteen, as well as the extensive diorama known world-wide, which offers a glimpse of 1860s Calistoga and its Hot Springs resort developed by pioneer, promoter, publisher, entrepreneur, and California's first millionaire, Sam Brannan. Open daily, call 707-942-5911 or visit sharpsteenmuseum.org.
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