Docent led tours are available in our museums daily. For those that want to dig a little deeper into our history, we offer many site specific tours and programs.

Tour Details

Archives and Collections Facility

A repository for records generated by the county, donations of artifacts, maps and photographs as well as a local history and genealogy research center. The collection of county records includes records dating from the beginning of the county in 1851. Our collection includes over 15,000 photographs and over 20,000 artifacts. The temperature and humidity controlled storage facility is engineered to keep our history safe and intact.

Location & Hours

Museum Information

To get up to the minute info on all the great things we're up to, click on the links below. For a more in depth take on historical goings on, check out our online newsletter.
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Free Upcoming Events

Historical Advisory Board Meeting

December 12, 5:30pm at the Gold Rush Museum, 601 Lincoln Way, Auburn. The meeting agenda is here.

Old Town Classic Christmas

Classic Christmas brings holiday cheer to Old Town Auburn. Stop by the Historic Courthouse for snacks, crafts, stories with Mrs. Claus, and warm bathrooms.