Placer County museums

New Placer museums chief breathing life into history

Placer County’s museum artifacts are turning up in the darndest places. In the Placer Herald newspaper office in Rocklin, chairs once occupied by its 19th-century publisher ...

Historic Auburn depot, giant statue could get new owner

The Auburn Chamber of Commerce and Placer County are exploring the possibility of turning the chamber’s Lincoln Way headquarters into a museum after the business organization ...

Media Life: Auburn Cemetery tour to reveal major historical haunts

  Auburn’s past can be told through its cemeteries, and the Auburn Cemetery’s manicured expanse of lawn and oak-shaded headstones can yield some interesting stori ...

Museums have spots for volunteers

  The Placer County Museums is recruiting volunteers to join their team of dedicated, history-loving people, enabling the county’s museums division to provide a variety ...