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The Museum displays a rich photographic history of the area’s towns, mining, lumbering, schools, churches, social, Indian and Chinese heritage.
The Museum displays a rich photographic history of the area’s towns, mining, lumbering, schools, churches, social, Indian and Chinese heritage. Artifact exhibits include Indian projectile points, fraternal order memorabilia, Chinese Joss House artifacts, mining and railroad relics.
Located Near the Stockton and Main Street intersection.
Auburn’s sleek, newly updated Gold Rush museum reinterprets a 19th-century world for modern day families, who can pan for gold, delve into the mining experience, learn about long-ago settlers and pose for selfies, with a bag of hard-won loot. (San Jose Mercury News)
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 Placer County Archives and Research Center is a repository for records generated by the county and a local history and genealogy research center.