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Carnegie Library Historical Museum

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Nice Museum of City of Roseville

This used to be a library and now is a Museum for the City of Roseville. Great place to get history... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Roseville, California
If you want to learn more about Roseville.....

This is the place you need to go. The building was originally a Carnegie Library built in 1912... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2018
Mary B
Roseville, California
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30 Oct 2018
“Nice Museum of City of Roseville”
25 Jan 2018
“If you want to learn more about Roseville.....”
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

This used to be a library and now is a Museum for the City of Roseville. Great place to get history of Roseville. I also found the high school yearbooks down stairs to be really interesting.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank drastler
Reviewed 25 January 2018

This is the place you need to go. The building was originally a Carnegie Library built in 1912. It closed in 1982 and reopened in 1988 as a museum. There is one room devoted to an N scale railroad exhibit. It is very detailed so...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Mary B
Reviewed 20 December 2017

I have been here many times and always learn something. As a native of Roseville they did a nice job of highlight the key historical areas of this quaint city.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank drastler
Reviewed 22 August 2016

A small local museum to learn about Roseville, railroads, and much more. Most fun is talking to the docents on duty to learn about the various exhibits. While Roseville railroad history is prominent, you really have to take your time browsing and ask questions of...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Charlie B
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I'm a huge history buff and I love all of the artifacts that this museum has of the history of Roseville (Junction City was the original name) and of Placer County. Every summer, the county has a Historic Trail that allows visitors to go to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

This is a museum that is occupying the once-city library. It is partially Carnegie-endowed, thus the name reference. It is replete with old things, railroad models to depict the large presence of the Southern Pacific main maintenance yard with two swivel tracks to efficiently maintain...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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