The museum prominently displays an ever-growing collection of vintage medical, pharmaceutical, nursing, and dental artifacts dating from the mid-19th century to the mid-20th century.
The Gold Country Medical Museum is located on the site of the first Placer County Hospital established in 1855. The museum prominently displays an ever-growing collection of vintage medical, pharmaceutical, nursing, and dental artifacts dating from the mid-19th century to the mid-20th century.
- Hours The museum is open most weekends, Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am - 3 pm. It may be closed during some holiday periods or have shortened hours during the winter months, so please call in advance.
- Address 219 Maple Street, Auburn. CA 95603
- Phone 530-906-9822
- Website Gold Country Medical History and Museum
- Best Feature The museum includes enticing (and a bit bizarre) displays of unusual quackery devices such as: vintage diagnostic tools, a large array of pharmaceutical bottles and an actual human skeleton,
- Vintage Medical
- Dental Artifacts
Located on Maple Street just below the Placer County Courthouse.
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