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.
The Gold Rush Museum presents an updated and interactive look at California’s Gold Rush, which began in the Sierra Foothills. It features a mining tunnel, gold rush “Twitter wall,” many hands-on exhibits and an indoor panning stream that is wheelchair accessible.
- Hours Thursday-Sunday: 10:30am-4:00pm
- Address 601 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA. 95603
- Phone 530-889-6500
- Website The Gold Rush Museum
- Cost FREE
- Updated and Interactive
- Group Tours
The newly refurbished museum opened in 2018 and resides in the old Auburn Depot Building in downtown.
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