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“I visited the river basin and museums again while back in the Bay Area.”
“There are great docent-led tours (in period dress), an excellent visitor's center and museum, gold-panning, picnicking, river access, a working blacksmith shop, old-fashioned general store, improved hiking trails...”
“The Museum has a great deal of items to enjoy looking at brings back a great deal of history from the past some close to us so that even makes it more fun rooms kepted very clean and lots of lighting so it is easy...”
“The museum itself, does a very good job of explaining both the gold mining process and the history of the Empire Mine - More interesting for adults that want to take the time to read and appreciate the history.”
“The mining museum and exhibits are interesting, the grounds are quite nice, and the trails are good for walking and mountain bike riding.”
“This is one of the best museums in the Sacramento area and what a value!”
“It's directly across from the Prison main gate and guard tower less then a 100 yards away which is GREAT for selfies or just cool photos....the gift shop which is in the museum and has some really cool gifts for y...”