About The California State Mining and Mineral Museum
The California State Mining and Mineral Museum is dedicated to the history of the California Gold Rush and the state's mineral wealth and geological exploration.
Visitors can explore a variety of exhibitions, including the mine tunnel, which explore the methods and conditions of the mining process in the 1880s.
There are also a number of displays at the California State Mining and Mineral Museum showing a wealth of amazing minerals and gems from the area. This vast collection holds over 13,000 artefacts including rare crystallised gold and a variety of mining objects and tools.
Activities for children and school and group tours are also available.