Chester-Lake Almanor Museum

  • Features a photographic history of the Lake Almanor Basin, including dairy farming, logging and tourism
  • Includes Maidu Indian basketry and artifacts
  • Location: 200 First Avenue in Chester
  • Open Monday through Friday; call for hours
  • Admission: free
  • Call (530) 258-2742
  • Visit

Indian Valley Museum

  • Features displays and data relating to the rich traditions of mining, ranching and logging in Indian Valley
  • Room, dedicated to native Maidu Indian culture features a fine collection of Maidu baskets
  • Rock, Gem and Mineral Room addition
  • Location: in the Mt. Jura Gem & Museum Society Building, on the corner of Main St. and Cemetery Rd., east of Taylorsville
  • Open 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from Memorial Day weekend through last weekend in October, or by appointment
  • Admission: donations are accepted
  • Call (530) 284-1046
  • Visit
  • Email us at ten.tenreitnorf@mvi

Plumas County Museum

  • Features excellent collections on the Maidu Indians, lumber industry, gold mining, and other regional history
  • Location: 500 Jackson Street in Quincy
  • Open Tuesday through Saturday year-round and Sunday and holidays April to October, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Admission: $2 adults, $1 youths (12-17), children under 12 are free
  • Call (530) 283-6320
  • Visit

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