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The Gold Rush Museum

Admission Fee


Max Occupancy 49


  1. Indoor Panning Stream
  2. Interactive Exhibits
  3. Mining Tunnel Exhibit
  4. Operating Stamp Mill
  5. Site of Gold Rush Program
About the Museum
It features a mining tunnel, gold rush twitter wall, many hands-on exhibits and an indoor panning stream that is wheelchair accessible.

Gold Rush Program

Our fourth-grade tour will not be on offer this fall but is scheduled to return in late spring.

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.

Self-Guided Grounds Tour

Even though the museum is closed for now, you can still learn about our local history by taking the self-guided tour we've put together. Click on the link below to access the online guide.
The Gold Rush Museum: A Tour of the Grounds

Additional Information

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.