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The Gold Rush Museum

The Gold Rush Museum is open Thursday through Sunday from 10:30 to 4:00. It features a mining tunnel, gold rush twitter wall, many hands-on exhibits and an indoor panning stream that is wheelchair accessible.

The new museum is located 601 Lincoln Way in the old Auburn Depot Building downtown.

The Historic Depot, Downtown Auburn. Future home of the Gold Country Museum

Gold Rush Program

The Gold Rush Program is a two-hour interactive program targeting fourth grade state curriculum standards, concerning the Gold Rush, using museum exhibits and primary resource material from the Placer County Archives.

This tour is available in winter and early spring.

For more information or to reserve a date for the Gold Rush Program for your class or school, call 530-889-6506. The cost is $5 per student.