El Dorado County Historical Museum

104 Placerville Dr.
Placerville, CA 95667- Map It
Phone: (530) 621-5865

AAA Editor Notes

El Dorado County Historical Museum is just n. of US 50 at 104 Placerville Dr., within the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. Exhibits feature ranching, logging, farming and mining equipment, a re-created country store, Studebaker wagons, a Shay locomotive and other railroad rolling stock. Changing exhibits also are presented, and a research library is on site.
Hours: Wed.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. noon-4. Research library open Tues. 9-3 or by appointment. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas. Allow 1 hour minimum.