The Maidu Museum & Historic Site offers a unique cultural haven for families and individuals who want to experience the life ways and culture of the Nisenan Maidu who called this location home for thousands of years.The outside trail wanders through the Historic Site and offers visitors a chance to see the lasting cultural landmarks via hundreds of bedrock mortar holes and deeply carved petroglyphs. The museum houses interactive exhibits, displays and two art galleries showcasing contemporary California Indian art that changes throughout the year. The museum offers public tours every Saturday at 10am, school programs and group guided tours by reservations. Maidu Museum & Historic Site also hosts a variety of Special Events, including art receptions, campfires, cultural speakers, petroglyph tours, live music and movie screenings.
Monday - Friday: 9am - 4pm
Saturday: 9am - 1pm
Third Saturday Evenings(Jan - Nov): 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Third Friday Evenings(Jan - Oct): 7pm - 8:30pm Fees
$4.00/Student or Senior
$16/Family of Four
Under 5 are Free
Tribal Members are Free
Military Personnel with ID are Free
Museum Members are Free
2pm Discount $2/ personGift Shop
The Museum Gift Shop offers a wide selection of books about Native Californians, handmade jewelry, minerals, arrowheads, other cultural artifacts and many nature-related items.
Annual museum memberships are available starting at $25. All members enjoy free admission for 1 year and gift shop discounts. Corporate level members receive transferable cards Your membership helps support cultural programs and future exhibits. Download the Maidu Museum Membership application.
1970 Johnson Ranch Drive (Map)
Roseville, California 95661
From Rocky Ridge Drive, turn east on Johnson Ranch Drive (no light or stop sign at this intersection). The Maidu Museum & Historic Site is the second building past the Maidu Elementary School. Parking is available along the street in front of the museum and in the Maidu Activity Center parking lot (our building next door).
(916) 772-6161 (Fax)