El Dorado County Museum

el dorado county historical museum

The El Dorado County Museum has artifacts and displays about the history of El Dorado County; it includes an authentic Studebaker wheelbarrow, a Shay Locomotive undergoing restoration, and much more. Learn about the county’s gold rush history, see John Studebaker’s original wheelbarrow, find out about the county’s one-room schoolhouses, and much more!    

Changing exhibits and guided tours are available. 

Museum staff and volunteers are answering your local history questions while the archives and research room is closed to the public.

104 Placerville Dr, Placerville, CA 95667, USA

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