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Maidu Museum & Historic Site

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1970 Johnson Ranch Dr, Roseville, CA 95661-3749
+1 916-774-5934
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The Maidu Museum in Roseville is a near Sports Complex

Many hours of loving care has gone into this museum featuring the Maidu Tribe who once populated... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
GDClarke
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Roseville, California
What a great museum

Visited the museum to find out about native Americans who lived in this part of California. It was... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2018
Robert H
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Dronfield, United Kingdom
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1970 Johnson Ranch Dr, Roseville, CA 95661-3749
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+1 916-774-5934
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Many hours of loving care has gone into this museum featuring the Maidu Tribe who once populated this region.

Thank GDClarke
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

Visited the museum to find out about native Americans who lived in this part of California. It was extremely informative and would recommend anyone with a couple of hours to spare to visit. The items on show are very informative and give the history of...More

Thank Robert H
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

We were given a 2:1 tour of the inside museum and outside grounds and it was excellent! The inside museum is saddens the heart regarding the treatment given the Maidu people. The baskets on display are wonderful. The personal story of a Maidu child in...More

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Reviewed February 5, 2018

We have visited Maidu parks on multiple occasions but have never had the opportunity to go in the museum so we took advantage on Museum Day (entrance to all museums on this day are FREE) to go see what it was all about. We have...More

Thank Rod B
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

I have only been here a few times but would like to come back to learn more about the indian museum. Nice open park space in Roseville. Community center offers many programs for adults. One summer my grandchild had a summer program class there which...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

The museum is not large in size but big in information. Many of the displays are interactive and informative. One, for instance, had a map of California with buttons to display various features. For example, from where trade items came or trade routes. The ability...More

Thank Mary B
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Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Quite small, w/no special indigenous works of art: weaving, baskets, etc. (Such as in the middle-of-nowhere Indian museum in Warm Springs, OR.) But they do hold regular activities that are fun for children. And it is located very near a large & beautiful, shaded park...More

Thank callucan
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Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were vacationing in Roseville and found this local Native Maidu museum. They have wonderful displays inside with many artifacts outlining the history of the Maidu people. Outside the museum is a trail with petroglyphs, which are carvings in rocks, done by...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2017

Very child friendly, very educational! The docent, Lilly, short black hair! I tell her I of Oakland, she shows me California map! Her tribe, MAIDU, there also Nissenan, are of Rose Ville, Folsom, Auburn areas! For my area was Coastanago Indians, however all friendly with...More

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Reviewed February 14, 2017

If you love history this little bit of history about the native Americans in our area is really interesting and to realize they lived here and enjoyed the creek and open space at that time. They have done a wonderful job at presenting the history...More

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Yes, I believe you can bring your dog to the park as long as they are leashed. I would contract them to confirm though.
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