Plumas County Museum, Quincy

The Plumas County Museum is a 501(c)3 organization and historical museum located in Quincy, California. Exhibits focus on Plumas County, including the Maidu people, the California Gold Rush, the logging industry, and the local community.

In addition to artifacts on display, the museum houses an archive of over 5,000 photographs, as well as documents, and a 1,000-item map collection.

The museum is owned and managed by an association, which also owns and maintains the 1878 Variel Home as well as the 1859 Goodwin Law Office, the oldest continually used law office in the state of California.
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  • We visited this museum two weeks ago. It gives a very good history of the area. If possible visit the museum when the house is open. The selection of books for sale about the area is good. The cost...  more »
  • Spent a rainy morning recently at this wonderful treasure! $2 admission (contributions welcomed) with a small gift shop, bathrooms, ample street parking. From the Maidu Indians who lived in this...  more »
  • Really cool little local museum packed with tons of stuff and super friendly staff that are super welcoming.... it’s only a couple bucks and great way to spend a few hours when in the area

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