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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 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.
The gallery exhibits cutting-edge work of leading regional, national and international artists as well as faculty artists, alumni, and students in seven shows throughout the year.
Donner Summit Historical Society’s 20 Mile Museum highlights the history and beauty of the Summit. Interpretive signs have been placed mostly along Old Highway 40 and nearby from Auburn to Truckee.
From simple egg to timeless art, the business owner, Virgi Bondi creates everything from jewelry boxes, purses, necklaces and even elaborate pieces such as her cinderella coach and ferris wheel.