Next Gold Rush and Mining History Day - August 30, 2014
Museum
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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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