The historically registered Pope-Baldwin Estates at the Tallac Historic Site in South Lake Tahoe are a must see for locals 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 Tallac Museum, view our Vintage Clothing Exhibit,  view inside outbuildings used to house servants and guests, watch the Blacksmith in action. The Tallac 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, non-profit partners with the USFS, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit to offer programs, tours, and special events. For more information please see 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.


Interested in bringing a group to the site?

You can schedule a group tour by emailing or by calling the Tahoe Heritage Foundation Group Tour Coordinator at our office (530) 544-7383 year-round or (530)-541-5227 Tallac Museum May – September 10am-4pm.

Group tours must be scheduled at least two weeks prior to the requested tour date.

All fees are used by the Tahoe Heritage Foundation to further the historic Pope-Baldwin Estates programs and restorations. Thank you!