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Plumas County Museum

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Small town glory!

This little museum represents the best in local lore, and has a director that has done it all. Ask... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Quincy, California
Awesome museum

Lots of things local folks donated to the museum. Brings old memories to life. Amazing items that... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Claudia A
Sacramento, California
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500 Jackson St, Quincy, CA 95971-9412
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little museum represents the best in local lore, and has a director that has done it all. Ask him about gold panning, the oldest buildings in town or anything else you want to know historically about the area. Located downtown, plenty of parking, and...More

Thank 412Linda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of things local folks donated to the museum. Brings old memories to life. Amazing items that were from families who lived in the area.

Thank Claudia A
Reviewed July 10, 2018

We stopped here about noon on a Friday. The museum is located downtown and there is plenty of on street parking. We entered the building and were immediately greeted by a woman who asked us if we would like to tour the museum and explained...More

Thank magnoliaeleven
Reviewed June 1, 2018

There are a lot of "old" things at this museum....it is a great place for children to learn about old things.

Thank Charles S
Reviewed May 4, 2018

We stopped in Quincy to rest and have lunch and visited the museum to pick up the walking tour info. However, this museum was so incredible we spent our time there instead. This is one of the most organized and orderly small town museums we...More

Thank 975Tarheel_54
Reviewed August 28, 2017

We went into the Museum as soon as they were open and we were the only two people inside. Oh My Gosh I have to tell everyone......absolutely go in to see their Museum!! It is so wonderful!! Loaded up with a ton of items over...More

1  Thank Jeronna G
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

This is a sweet little museum, and definitely worth visiting while in Quincy. It's great for families or just adults. It's located very near shops and restaurants, so you can make a day trip out of a visit to Quincy.

Thank Wendy L
Reviewed October 12, 2016

We like stopping at museum's in small towns, it gives us an idea of what was important to that area. This museum was put together very nicely. Lot's of fun stuff.

Thank happytravels202
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Housed in a adorable building, the Plumas Museum is not only a comprehensive archive, but has a very good range of displays to engage all ages. I had made an appointment to do some research and was graciously welcomed with my scanner and notebooks etc....More

Thank Girl_on_the_Bay
Reviewed July 23, 2016

There is a lot of history still apparent in this town, such as buildings from the early 1900's and the museum has loads of background information. The director, Scott Lawson, is an avid historian and loves his county. There are great displays for any visitor...More

Thank Maria Elena H
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