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8th Annual Heritage Trail Museums Tour
Last Updated: 7/25/2015
August 15 & 16, 10am-4pm. The Maidu Museum & Historic Site will be open extended hours this weekend and will offer free admission and free guided tours at 10am and 1pm. Bring the whole family and enjoy our contemporary art galleries and interactive exhibits inside the museum. Walk outside along the 5/8 mile trail through the ancient Nisenan Maidu site to see petroglyphs, bedrock mortar holes and native plants and animals. Children can pound acorns, make a beaded bracelet and try the scavenger hunt all for free.
We are one of 20 different Placer County museums from Roseville to Tahoe who are opening their doors free of charge. Join the museums tour and get a better understanding of Placer county's rich and colorful history. Go to four different museums during the event to be eligible to enter a prize drawing for one of three gift baskets. Download the 2015 Heritage Trail Guide here.
Free Shuttle Service (Saturday only) between the 7 valley museums (Maidu Museum, Roseville Telephone Museum, Roseville Fire Museum, Carnegie Museum, Lincoln Area Archives, Griffith Quarry, and Rocklin History Museum) will begin at 10:30am at the Maidu Museum. Shuttles will run about every 45 minutes until the 5:00pm final stop at the Maidu Museum.
For more information on the participating museums visit the Heritage Trail website.
Maidu Museum & Historic Site
1970 Johnson Ranch Drive
Roseville, CA 95661