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Visitors will learn the history of skiing in the Sierra and the story of the 1960 Olympic Winter Games.
Visitors will learn the history of skiing in the Sierra and the story of the 1960 Olympic Winter Games. The exhibits include hundreds of artifacts including official Olympic items such as skis, racing bibs, official results, promotional literature and participation mementos. . Dozens of never before exhibited banners, souvenirs and spectator memorabilia from the Batiste Family Collection are on display. The collection includes items from the pre-Olympic days of Squaw Valley Ski Area. Exhibits will also show rarely seen conceptual drawings prepared by Walt Disney for planning of the VIII Olympic Winter Games.
The museum is on the second floor of the Boatworks Mall, 760 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe City.
Provides classes on acting as well as puts on performances for the community.
The Placer County Archives and Research Center is a repository for records generated by the county and a local history and genealogy research center.
This museum presents an overview of Placer County history from the early Nisenan inhabitants through the latter half of the 20th century. It also includes the Placer County Gold collection, the renowned Pate Collection of American Indian artifacts and the original Thomas Kinkade painting “Auburn Centennial.”