Holiday Hours:  Closed Thanksgiving Day
Open Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving, 10 AM - 4 PM and open Sunday 12 PM - 4 PM
The El Dorado County Historical Museum is located in the Gold Rush town of Placerville, California, nestled in the Sierra Nevada foothills just a few miles from the historic downtown, wine tasting, shopping, and more!  

Visit the museum to take a tour, view the historical artifacts, or research a family ancestor, land, or building.  Learn about the fascinating history of El Dorado County, one of California's original and most historic counties.  Plan Your Visit today!

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Tickets still available for the special "Long Run" Sunday, November 30th!  Call 530.409.8473 for ticket information.
This special "fifth Sunday" event is a round trip ride from Shingle Springs Depot to the El Dorado Station and back!

Please come out to support El Dorado County's own railroad!  It runs every Sunday, providing rides on the open air "Gang Cars" (seen below.)  What a way to see El Dorado County's beautiful country side!

With your support, the El Dorado Western Railroad will continue to operate many years into the future.  It's fun and educational for the whole family.
El Dorado Western Railway