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Placer County History Facilities

  1. Bernhard Museum Complex

    Features historical buildings including carriage barn, farmhouse, inn, winery, more.

  2. Cisco Grove Gould Park

    Amenities include fishing, hiking, historical structures and ruins, and picnic tables. Restrooms.

  3. DeWitt History Museum

    Photographs and artifacts tell the stories of the different uses of the property during different eras.

  4. Forest Hill Divide Museum

    Focuses on the history of the Foresthill area, including mining, geology, Native Americans, timber, and home life.

  5. Gold Rush Museum

    Local history of the Gold Rush era. Features mining tunnel exhibit, indoor panning stream, operating stamp mill, and more.

  6. Golden Drift Museum

    Exhibits and historic photographs on Indian and Chinese culture, mining and railroad, schools, towns, and more.

  7. Griffith Quarry Museum

    Has exhibits on granite quarrying and Penryn history, with interactive construction and geology exhibits.

  8. Placer County Museum

    Presents an overview of Placer County history from the early Nisenan inhabitants through the latter half of the 20th century.

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