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The Placer County Museum

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Admission Fee


About the Museum
This museum presents an overview of Placer County history from the early Nisenan inhabitants through the latter half of the 20th century. It also includes the Placer County Gold collection, the renowned Pate Collection of American Indian artifacts and the original Thomas Kinkade painting "Auburn Centennial". The Museum occupies the first floor of Auburn’s historic Courthouse.


Old Town Walking Tour

Our Saturday morning walking tour is on hiatus due to COVID-19. In it's place, we've created this self-guided walking tour you can take using your smart phone!