Placer County Museums

A tour of Downtown Auburn

Placer County Museum volunteers Carol Cramer and John Knox lead the Journal on a tour of Downtown Auburn, highlighting several significant buildings.

Explore history during free museum weekend this summer

Take a ride on the Heritage trail this August and explore 18 local museums for free. The Placer County Museums tour will have its fifth annual free museum weekend on Aug. 11 and 12 ...

Another View: Better newspapers coming your way

It wasn’t an easy decision to cut a day of the week from a community newspaper. After hearing the reasons for and what it could save, I acknowledged that this is the right move ...

Bernhard Museum Living History Program gets kids learning – and churning

Every spring, the Bernhard Museum’s popular Living History Program draws third-grade students from across Placer County.  Started in 1996, the program now serves about 3 ...

Noon Hour Update: What's happening and what we're working on

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Friday edition ...

Finding the beauty in region’s history

The Bernhard Museum Winery is home to quite the artistic history lesson. Textures of History, a new exhibit on display on the Bernhard’s upper floor Aug. 6 through Aug. 31, feat ...

Thanks for help in tour’s success

Last weekend, Aug. 7 and 8, hundreds of trail travelers visited 19 museums from Roseville to north Lake Tahoe for the third annual Heritage Trail Museums Tour. The Auburn Journal ...

Step right up to the Heritage Trail

This weekend’s Heritage Trail Museums Tour offers visitors the opportunity to explore every nook and cranny of 19 Placer County museums. There’s really no reason not to check ...

Enjoy a free treat: Visit a Placer County museum

The theme for National Volunteer Week, commemorated April 19 to 25, is “Celebrating People in Action.” The theme captures the meaning behind this signature week — honoring th ...

Museum programs celebrate local history

In a recent letter to the Auburn Journal, Rebecca Rowland, Your Views, Jan. 15, commented that it “would be interesting to have a community event to celebrate Auburn’s history ...