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This is a quick little spot to enjoy for an hour or so. Lots of history and stories. This beautiful spacious building was our courthouse, and a WOMAN'S JAIL. If you go check out where they kept those bad girls. It wasn't a simple time...More
The building is quite striking as it can be sen from the freeway and from around the town. The museum is free and has interesting information about the indian tribes that lived in the area and also on the gold rush era and how the...More
Located in the courthouse of Auburn it gives an overview of the history from the early days and Native Americans up to the building of the Interstate. Exhibition shows an Sheriff's office, gold coin collection and the most amusing display of " why there are...More
The view of the outside of the Placer County Museum is worth the drive to Auburn in itself, beautiful. When you step inside, you can feel the rustic nature of what things must have been like in the late 1800's. Take your time and enjoy.