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Plumas County Museum

500 Jackson St, Quincy, CA 95971-9412
+1 530-283-6320
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A job well done

We like stopping at museum's in small towns, it gives us an idea of what was important to that... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2016
Loma Linda, California
Something of interest for all ages

Housed in a adorable building, the Plumas Museum is not only a comprehensive archive, but has a... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2016
Eureka CA
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500 Jackson St, Quincy, CA 95971-9412
+1 530-283-6320
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Reviewed 12 October 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.

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Reviewed 7 August 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 23 July 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
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We enjoyed this museum a lot. There are many artefacts on display providing an excellent overview of the history of plumas county. Worth a visit!

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Those interested in Plumas County area mining, Maidu Indians, and mid-1800 era living should stop in. An especially nice collection of mining equipment and Maidu Indian baskets. I was lucky enough to visit with 4th graders on a field trip so I got to see...More

Thank Kim J
Reviewed 13 November 2015

There's not a lot of indoor attractions in Q-Town, so a visit here may be to your liking. Two floors of displays, a library, a barn, and some outdoor displays in the rear.

Thank c28timeline
Reviewed 9 October 2015

Fun museum located behind the courthouse in beautiful Quincy. We enjoy their exhibits, and the museum staff is so friendly & helpful. We recommend visiting the Plumas County Museum!

Thank dentosd
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

Scouting out the Quincy area we visited this incredible museum and the exhibits it offers. The one museum staff member was friendly and knowledgable. The admission fee is well worth it and we highly recommend for visitors to the area. Plumas County has a rich...More

Thank lawton212
Reviewed 21 August 2015

We had a young man from the museum who came to the campground and told some of the history of the area.

Thank frog09
Reviewed 28 June 2015

One of the best small museums I have been to in many years. The perfect size and filled with the history of Plumas County and Quincy from the Gold Rush era to today. Scott Lawson, is very helpful and funny too. Enjoy it every time...More

Thank Valerie N
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