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.
Bernhard Living History For Schools
Gold Rush Program
This tour for fourth graders takes place at the Gold Country Museum.
It's 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.
Old Town Walking Tour
Join us every Saturday morning at 10:00 a.m. sharp – rain or shine, though the tour may be canceled due to smoke from wildfires – for a free guided tour of Old Town Auburn. The tour begins at the Courthouse, 101 Maple Street, and lasts about one hour.
For more information, please call 530-889-6500
We host monthly community education programs at various locations around the county. These programs range from tutorials on how to properly care for clothing to live Gold Rush era music and even tours of the Old Auburn Cemetery. To find out what's on offer this month, check out our Community Education Blog.
Auburn Coloring Book
This coloring book of Auburn landmarks was originally made by the Assistance Guild of Auburn Foothills in 1988. Its been updated by John Knox and April McDonald-Loomis and is available for download.