Museums of the Mother Lode

 

Amador County Museum & Mining Model Exhibit  

 

(209)223-6386

235 Church Street, Jackson

Open Friday-Sunday 11am-3pm

Tours Noon & 1pm

 

Columbia State Historic Park and Museum

(209)532-0150 - Fax: (209)532-5064

11255 Jackson St., Columbia, CA  95310

Museum:  Main & State Streets

Tours & Information 532-3184

Open daily 9am to 4:30pm

El Dorado County Historical Museum

 

104 Placerville Dr., Placerville

(530)621-5865

Wednesday-Saturday 10am-4pm

Sunday-Noon-4pm

Fountain & Tallman Museum

 

524 Main St., Placerville

(530)626-0773

Wednesday - Sunday

11am-4pm

Closed Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas

 

Groveland Yosemite Gateway Museum

 

 

 

(209)962-0300

18990 Highway 120, Groveland, CA

P.O. Box 1869, Big Oak Flat, CA  95305

 

La Grange Museum

 

30173 Yosemite Blvd., La Grange

(209)85302082

Sundays 11am-3pm

 

Mariposa Museum & History Center

 

5119 Jesse St., Mariposa

(209)966-2924

Open Daily Thurs-Mon 10am-4pm

Tues & Wed Noon-4pm

Closed New Years Eve and Day,

Thanksgiving Christmas Eve and Day

McHenry Mansion

Corner of 15th & I Streets, Modesto
(209)549-0428
Mansion Hours: Sunday thru Friday from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed Saturday

 

McHenry Museum and Historical Society

1402 I Street
(Corner of 14th and I streets)
Modesto CA 95354
209-577-5235
Hours: 12:00 P.M to 4:00 P.M. Tuesday thru Sunday

 

New Melones Visitors Center & Museum

(209)586-9094

6850 Stud Horse Flat Road, Sonora, CA  95370

8 miles north of Sonora on Highway 49

Open daily 10am-4pm

Natural & cultural history

 

 

 

Northern Mariposa County History Center & Museum

10301 Highway 49, Coulterville

(209)878-3015

Open Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-4pu

Closed January, Thanksgiving and Christmas

 

Oakdale Museum & History Center

 

212 West F St., Oakdale

(209)844-5161

Wednesday & Thursday 1pm-4pm

Saturday 10am-4pm

Closed Holidays

Oakdale Cowboy Museum

 

355 East F. St. Oakdale

(209)847-2049

Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm

Closed Holidays

 

 Railtown 1897 State Historic Park

Open Daily (April-October, 9:30am-4:30pm; November-March, 10am-3pm)

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.

Trains operate every Saturday and Sunday from April-October, hourly from 11-3 p.m.

Special holiday trains run in November and December.

Railtown 1897 SHP
PO Box 1250 / 18115 5th Avenue
Jamestown, CA 95327
(209) 984-3953

 

 

Sierra Nevada Logging Museum

 

2148 Dunbar Rd., Arnold

(209)795-6782

April-November

Thursday-Sunday Noon-4pm

Sonora Fire Museum

Across from the Red Church

Open daily

125 North Washington Street, Sonora, CA  95370

 

Tuolumne City Memorial Museum

 

(209)928-3516

Carter & Bay Streets

Open Saturday & Sunday, 1 to 4pm or by appointment

PO Box 1174, Tuolumne City, CA  95370

 

 

Tuolumne County Museum & History Center - (This website)

 

(209)532-1317

Museum Open 6 days a week
M,T,W,Th,F, - 10am - 4pm
Sat - 10am - 3:30pm

158 Bradford St.

Sonora, CA  95370-4920

 

Veterans Memorial Hall & Military Museum

 

(209)533-0923 - Email: roglou@lodelink.com

9 N. Washington St., Sonora, CA  95370

Washington & Jackson/Veterans Way

Opern Monday-Friday, 10am-2pm; Saturday 11am-3pm

 

 

Waterford Historical Museum

 

12308 Bentley St.

Waterford

(209)505-7916

Saturday 11am-2pm

and by Appointment

Closed Holidays

Yosemite National Park

Park Information & Roads:  (209)372-0200

Lodging Reservations: (559)352-4848

Camping Reservations:  (800)436-7275

P.O. Box 477, Yosemite, CA  95389

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