Colfax Area Historical Museum

The Colfax Heritage Museum contains an eclectic collection of items that tell the history of the Colfax area, as well as illustrate the strong relationship to and influence of the building of the Transcontinental Railroad.

The Colfax Heritage Museum contains an eclectic collection of items that tell the history of the Colfax area, as well as illustrate the strong relationship to and influence of the building of the Transcontinental Railroad.

  • Hours Sunday - Monday: CLOSED; Tuesday: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm; Wednesday: CLOSED; Thursday - Saturday: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Address 99 Railroad Street, Colfax, CA 95713
  • Phone 530-346-8599
  • Website Colfax Area Historical Museum
  • Best Feature Throughout the year, the museum changes displays to reflect the seasons including the special historical holiday collections.
  • Walking Tours
  • Railroad Items
  • Historical Records

The Museum is located in the refurbished Colfax Train Depot at 99 Railroad Avenue, where the statue of Schuyler Colfax is standing South Side of Grass Valley Street at the railroad crossing.

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