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Jake Jackson Museum

780 Main Street, Weaverville, CA 96093
+1 530-623-5211
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excellent historical artifacts and reproductions from gold mining days

This museum has grown over the years, from a room in the courthouse basement to a large multi-floor... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
N6619UOelizabethj
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I'd stop in!

Amazing museum, things are labled well, good historical displays...interesting to kids as well.a... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
Rebecca H
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Weaverville, California
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780 Main Street, Weaverville, CA 96093
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+1 530-623-5211

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This museum has grown over the years, from a room in the courthouse basement to a large multi-floor museum with outbuildings and barns. It is a comprehensive showcase of the history of Trinity County and California Gold Rush.

Thank N6619UOelizabethj
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Amazing museum, things are labled well, good historical displays...interesting to kids as well.a few interactive displays and nice gift coubter. It's worth your time to visit.

Thank Rebecca H
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

It's always nice to see how and when a town became what it is and how it turned into what it is today. You get to see all the old tools they used some old service rifle and an old jail cell. Plus a bunch...More

Thank Michael C
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Lots of small towns have museums and this is a very good one with a comprehensive range of artefacts. There is plenty to capture the interest of every visitor.

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Enjoyed a quick visit with a very knowledgeable staffer who assisted us with our family history search of the area. We arrived near closing, much to our dismay, or would have enjoyed a longer visit as we have ancestors who populated the area. It is...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We visited with our grandchildren and had only a short time to look around. One could easily spend a couple of hours here. Good telling of the Chinese history as well as many other facts of that era. Highly recommended!

Thank Tom B
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Reviewed 8 May 2016

We totally enjoyed our visit to the museum. It covers historical aspects of the town, the Chinese miners, native Americans, gold mining. Two old jail cells are in the basements. Adjacent to the museum are several buildings with a stage coach and other old conveyances,...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2016

This is an extremely nice museum, especially for a small town. Including the outdoor exhibits, the stamp mill, and additionally housed artifacts, one can easily spend several hours there.

Thank Cheri S
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Reviewed 15 January 2016

This is one of a kind museum, the artifacts are outstanding. The Trinity annual booklet is packed with information. This is a must visit for everyone.

Thank Ed W
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Reviewed 23 August 2015

An inexpensive walk into the past! They had detailed descriptions of the mining machinery and a lovely grassy area with more displays. It was wonderful to see a slice of history in a tiny mining town. There was also a town historical society that helped...More

Thank Deby C
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