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The Bernhard Museum Complex

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Admission Fee



  1. 19th-Century Wagons in Carriage Barn
  2. A perfect place for a picnic!
  3. Beautifully furnished Victorian-era farmhouse
  4. Docent-led interior house tours
  5. Originally an 1850s Gold Rush-era Inn
  6. Restored 1874 Winery
  7. Restored 1881 Wine Processing Building
  8. Site of 3rd Grade Living History Program

About the Museum

Built in 1851 as the Traveler’s Rest Hotel, the Bernhard House has been welcoming visitors for over 150 years. Filled with artifacts and furnishings from a bygone era, the Bernhard House transports visitors to a simpler time. The Bernhard Museum also serves as home to the third-grade Living History Program.
Group Tour
To schedule a group tour, call 530-889-6500.

Grounds Tour
Feel free to stop by and take our self-guided tour of the Bernhard grounds.

Living History Program

Photographers Guidelines
Taking professional or personal photographs is allowed on the grounds and is free. Please make sure to register your appointment with the Museums Office and keep these simple rules for photographers in mind.