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Museum

‚ÄčEL DORADO COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

For Kids


El Dorado Western Railroad

Take the whole family for a ride in a vintage inspection car on the historic railroad between Placerville and Shingle Springs.


History of the California Gold Rush

Read a brief history of California's gold rush and learn about John Sutter, James Marshall, the 49'ers and more.


The New Deal in El Dorado County

Access a wealth of information about the history of Franklin D. Roosevelt's "New Deal" in El Dorado County.