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Very Much Worth the Time

While visiting friends in Sutter Creek one balmy afternoon they chose to show us this amazing and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Portland, Oregon
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The Way Things Used To Be

If you have a curious mind and love learning about history or just long for the way things used to... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
81 Eureka St, Sutter Creek, CA 95685-4269
+1 209-267-5647
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While visiting friends in Sutter Creek one balmy afternoon they chose to show us this amazing and historical water powered foundry. It’s only open for tours on the 2nd Saturday of each month at which time there are volunteers who come to “work” in the...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2018

If you have a curious mind and love learning about history or just long for the way things used to be, you will enjoy a tour of the Knight Foundry. It's a fascinating tour. Our guide was Wade and he knew his stuff. This tour...More

3  Thank maltasfamily
Reviewed July 16, 2018

The Foundary is only open one Saturday of each month and we just happened to be here! Informative and interesting presentation with knowledgeable docents. A little long (2 hours) for me so I exited early but my husband thoroughly enjoyed the entire tour and presentation....More

1  Thank Sharonsjohnsontravel
Reviewed April 28, 2018

This has a lot of history. Great for all ages. We enjoyed this place and the history. Kids will enjoy and have fun.

Thank nancy1899
Reviewed March 9, 2018

So excited to have strolled on a Friday night to discover the sign outside this place - tours 2nd Sat of every month...hey, that's tomorrow!! Very well-preserved water-powered iron foundry from the late 1800s, operating until mid-1990s. If you love the old crafts...working with your...More

1  Thank Chris D
Reviewed January 27, 2018

The Knight Foundry is open for tours the first Saturday of the month. There are three tours throughout the day, last one at 2pm. I accompanied my husband on the tour and was truly fascinated by the history and the processes that goes into one...More

1  Thank Patti B
Reviewed September 23, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed an afternoon at Knight Foundry which is nationally recognized as a National Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark and a California Registered Historical Landmark. The Foundry is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has been named by the National Trust for...More

1  Thank Patrick L
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