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Angels Camp Museum

Museum

The Angels Camp Museum is situated directly on top of a main Mother Lode gold vein and contains one of the largest, most comprehensive and diverse collections of artifacts in the Mother Lode and gold country areas in the Sierra Nevada region.

With three acres, this family-friendly museum features gold panning, a gift shop with locally made arts and crafts, a picnic area, and a Mark Twain and "Jumping Frog" exhibit in collaboration with the University of California, Merced.

The 10,000 square foot Carriage House contains one of the finest collections of wagons and carriages in the nation. The Mining and Ranching Barn contains mining exhibits displaying the Placer and Hard Rock Mining history of Calaveras County.

Guided tours of the museum are offered daily during open hours with a reservation at least two weeks in advance. Groups must be minimum six people and maximum 60 people. A tour lasts 90 minutes and costs the same as general admission group rate ($6 adults, $2 children). To schedule a guided tour, please call (209) 736-2963.

Hours

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Seasons Open

Wednesdays-Mondays, Year-Around. Closed New Year's Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Pricing

Fees: $7 Adults, $3 Children (5-11), Children (4 & younger) are Free; $5 Gold Panning