Placer County Museum

History lives for Placer kids

As a docent at the Placer County Museum I want to say thank you for the marvelous article about the Living History Program (“Bernhard Museum Living History Program gets kids lear ...

Q & A: Docents get in on ground floor of local history

Volunteer Sandi Tribe of Auburn was interviewed at the Placer County Museum located on the first floor of Auburn’s Historic Courthouse. What is your title? Tribe: Volunteer or do ...

Painters find menagerie of muses

Everyone’s got their favorite. Remember riding a carousel as a child and perusing the different animals before picking the one you wanted to ride? Sonja Hamilton’s watercolor ...

Flapper fashions the focus of new exhibit

Witness a fashion revolution first hand at the Placer County Museum. “Fashioning a New Identity,” the museum’s new exhibit, showcases style from the Roaring ’20s and demon ...

Museums unveil new exhibit

Placer County museums have something old, something new, something borrowed but nothing blue. A recently unveiled exhibit showcases wedding dresses worn by Placer County women th ...

Courthouse bell down for renovations available for viewing

Residents can get a rare up-close glimpse of the Historic Courthouse bell over the next few months. Workers removed the bell from the courthouse dome early Saturday morning in ord ...