Kentucky Mine Park and Museum

100 Kentucky Mine Rd.
Sierra City, CA 96125- Map It
Phone: (530) 862-1310

AAA Editor Notes

Kentucky Mine Park and Museum, .5 mi. e. via SR 49 in Sierra County Historical Park, is on the site of a hard-rock gold mine. Guided 1-hour walking tours go from the mine portal through an operable ten stamp mill. Tools, photographs, documents and mineral samples displayed in the museum depict mining-camp life during California's gold rush era. Other exhibits include Native American and Chinese artifacts. Concerts take place Saturday evenings early July through August in an outdoor amphitheater; phone for concert information. Picnicking is permitted.
$7 (includes museum and tours); $3.50 (ages 7-17); $1 (museum only). Cash only.
Hours: Open Wed.-Sun. 10-4, Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day weekend. Guided stamp mill and mine tours are given at 11 and 2.