Established in 1957, the Mariposa Museum and History Center building houses one of the most outstanding collections of historical artifacts in the state. This small museum is closely packed with artifacts and memorabilia from daily life in 1850s Mariposa.
Hours: Monday – Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Prices: $4 for adults; Free for anyone under 18 years
A true depiction of Native American and Spanish old times in Mariposa County, you can enjoy exhibits depicting California’s Gold Rush era. You can also take an optional gold-panning lesson out of doors and admire the basket making skills of the Miwok Indian indoors, shop at the Gift Store, and more. You can arrange guided tours for large groups or also take a self-guided tour.
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