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Maidu Museum and Historic Site

Hours Open:
Monday:
9am-4pm
Tuesday:
9am-4pm
Wednesday:
9am-4pm
Thursday:
9am-4pm
Friday:
closed
Saturday:
9am-1pm
Sunday:
closed

The Maidu Museum & Historic Site offers a unique cultural haven for families and individuals who want to experience the life ways and culture of the Nisenan Maidu who called this location home for thousands of years.The outside trail wanders through the Historic Site and offers visitors a chance to see the lasting cultural landmarks via hundreds of bedrock mortar holes and deeply carved petroglyphs. The museum houses interactive exhibits, displays and two art galleries showcasing contemporary California Indian art that changes throughout the year. The museum offers public tours every Saturday at 10am and group guided tours by reservations. Maidu Museum & Historic Site also hosts a variety of Special Events, including art receptions, campfires, cultural speakers, petroglyph tours, live music and movie screenings.

The Museum Gift Shop offers a wide selection of books about Native Californians, handmade jewelry, minerals, arrowheads, other cultural artifacts and many nature-related items.

Fees:
$5.00/Adult, $4.00/Student or Senior, $16/Family of Four, $2 After 2pm
Free entry for Under 5, Military Personnel with ID, Tribal Members, Museum Members