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This museum is in a former Carnegie Library it was very interesting to learn about some of the history of Chico. Especially nice was the display of the Chinese temple. The volunteers were quite knowledgeable, and answered all of our questions.
Our residents at Roseleaf Senior Living & Memory Care Communities had the guided group tour of Chico Museum. We loved it! Nice to know that the Chico legacy is preserved by the wonderful volunteers at Chico Museum
I enjoy visiting this museum. The staff does a great job changing what is shown. Native local American exhibit was awesome. Have seen gold history and more. Museum isn't all that big, but they manage to have good shows.
We were very pleased to learn about Chico in this little gem of a museum. The exhibits are colorful and well set out to visit, and the staff was friendly and helpful. We knew nothing about the sad history of the Chinese in town, and...More
The Chico Museum is located in an historic building, one perfectly suited to showcase the history of Chico and surrounding area. If you have an interest in getting to know the places you visit, this museum will more than meet your expectations.
this is a small but powerful museum. the exhibits are excellent. I attended the history of bidwell and chico. the staff are wonderful friendly and helpful. it has a small gift shop that has some chico unigue items. the exhibits are professional and informative. A...More
An old Carnegie Library, the Chico Museum building is a little worse for wear, and its had spotty exhibits on and off all its life. But the present exhibit "Chico Through Time" was exceptional--diverse, well laid out, curated cases and commentary were vivid and excellent,...More
My first time was with fourth grade class, and I am here to tell you it is very interesting, I never had been before, after being there I was very happy that great grand son ask me to go along and guide a group of...More
They do different venues every few months. Have seen a few and they did a very good job. Last one was someones photos of the history of Chico, and it was wonderful. It is not a very large museum, but they managed to get lots...More