Gold Rush Museum

601 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603- Map It
Phone: (530) 889-6500

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Gold Rush Museum, in the historic Auburn Depot building at 601 Lincoln Way, depicts Placer County's early days through old mining equipment, an exhibit about mining methods, a stamp mill and a replica of a mining tunnel. Visitors can try their luck panning for gold in a small indoor stream; salted bags are provided. Guided tours are available.
Free. Gold bags $3.
Hours: Fri.-Sun. 10:30-4. Closed major holidays. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 1 hour minimum.