Downtown Walking Tour & Old Town Auburn Walking Tours

Try one of our 15 restaurants, or 40 quaint shops and services. Don’t miss the Old Town Gallery featuring the works of 60 local artists, all in one old historical building. Four museums can be found within a few blocks, where history buffs will find lots of rich Gold Country history.

Pick up one of the Self-Guided Historical Walking Tour map/brochures at the California Welcome Center.   There is a tour of the Downtown Auburn and Old Town Auburn areas.
  • Hours Monday - Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Address 1103 High Street, Auburn CA 95603
  • Phone 530-887-2111
  • Downtown Auburn Walking Map Downtown Map
  • Old Town Walking Tour Map Old Town Map
  • Best Feature Make sure to stop by and see the Claude Chana Gold Panner Monument & Statue.
  • Self-Guided Walking Tour
  • Museums
  • Historical

The California Welcome Center is located at 1103 High Street near the Lincoln Way intersection.

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