10th Annual Heritage Trail Museums Tour

Last Updated: 7/1/2017

The Heritage Trail Museums Tour is a summer-long adventure with clusters of museums having their free admission day from June through Labor Day weekend. New this year, students (Grades1-12) can complete a scavenger hunt at 7 participating museums for a chance to win a tablet and a backpack full of school supplies. Download the Grade 1-5 or the Grade 6-12 scavenger hunts here. Download the 2017 Heritage Trail Calendar here.

Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 10am - 4pm
The Maidu Museum & Historic Site, the Carnegie Museum, and the Roseville Telephone Museum will open their door free of charge and host special activities.

Maidu Museum & Historic Site
1970 Johnson Ranch Dr.
Roseville, CA 95661
Open extended hours, FREE children’s activities, and FREE guided tours at 10am and 1pm. Bring the whole family and enjoy our contemporary art galleries and interactive exhibits inside the museum. Grind acorns, make a beaded bracelet, or try the scavenger hunt. Take a guided tour of the ancient Nisenan Maidu site to see petroglyphs, bedrock mortar holes, and native plants and animals.
 
Carnegie Museum
557 Lincoln St.
Roseville CA 95678
Artifacts of Roseville's past; highlighting a "N" gauge model railroad depicting Roseville's Old Town and peeks into the turn-of-the-century past including Roseville's pioneer Fiddyment family.

 
Roseville Telephone Museum
106 Vernon Street
Roseville, CA 95678
Extensive collections of antique telephones and memorabilia. The exhibits in the 4,500 square-foot museum chronicle and celebrate more than a century of communications technology in Roseville as well as nationally and internationally.

Join the Placer County museums tour and get a better understanding of the county's rich and colorful history. Gift basket drawing for visitors who get their Get-Up-And-Go card stamped at 8 different museums. For more information on all 21 of the participating museums from Roseville to Tahoe, visit www.theheritagetrail.blogspot.com .