Visit Historical Locke Town

Museum Day 2016

Come visit the Locke Boarding House Museum in Locke, CA on Saturday February 6, 2016 for Museum Day.

The museum will feature materials, displays, photographs, artifacts, and literature highlighting Locke’s unique and colorful Chinese history and legacy.

Locke is the largest, most complete, example of a rural agricultural Chinese American community in the United States.

Visit the Locke Boarding House Museum on Museum Day and receive a free gift. 916-776-1828

2016 Chinese New Year

Come to Locke to experience a memorable Chinese New Year from Feb 7-22, 2016, in which Feb. 13, 14, 15 have the following special events:

  • Best Chinese New Year Decoration Contest, you judge, you win the prize on the day
  • Matching Chinese Couplet Poem, Chinese proficiency not necessary
  • Chinese New Year Calligraphy Demonstration, write like you paint
  • Chinese New Year Dishes Demonstration, you can eat it too.
  • Reenactment of Gambling House

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On August 2, 1970 Locke was listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service. It is the only town in the United States built exclusively by the Chinese Americans for the Chinese Americans. Its unique charm and genuine authenticity bring many visitors to its streets each year.