AAA Editor Notes
Francisco Fort Museum, off US 160 to SR 12, following signs to 306 S. Main St., is within an 1862 fort and features seven buildings surrounding an original Spanish-style adobe plaza. The fort contains 11 display rooms, including a kitchen, bedroom, parlor and country store. Fossils, Native American pottery and 19th-century farm equipment are featured.
Other historic buildings include an 1800s saloon, blacksmith shop and log schoolhouse.
Guided tours depart from 123 W. Francisco St.
Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.