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Placer County Courthouse

101 Maple St, Auburn, CA 95603-5026
Review Highlights
A must visit in Auburn and short walk/park to this beautiful replica copy of The Sacramento State home

This Stunning piece of history has to see is a woman's jail under the steps of this court house... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
karenann d
Auburn, California
Fabulous architecture!

Very friendly guards let us in early to the open viewing. Very nice museum set up. Indian baskets... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Lav W
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“nice museum” (3 reviews)
“first floor” (3 reviews)
“gold rush” (9 reviews)
101 Maple St, Auburn, CA 95603-5026
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

This Stunning piece of history has to see is a woman's jail under the steps of this court house from the mid 1800s. Its dirt and a bucket. There are floors of history that can't b missed. Accommodations for young and older adults are though...More

Thank karenann d
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Very friendly guards let us in early to the open viewing. Very nice museum set up. Indian baskets and history, took picture of "wanted" individual from our group, Love the "hat" display, stage coach and train display. Do have a donation container.

Thank Lav W
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We were able to park right in their lot. The museum is free (you can give a donation). It is very cute and it caters to school children, which is a nice touch!

Thank sharon S
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is a super site to review some of the history of the gold rush inspired growth of the sierra foothills. It's small but located in the old Auburn courthouse.

Thank j m
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Check out the well-curated museum on the first floor, and the fully restored courtroom, still in use, on the 3rd floor.

Thank joszeph_pelikan
Reviewed 8 July 2016

This is the old county courthouse that was built during the heyday of the gold rush in and around the Auburn area. Multi-story, brick building with columns and grand entry ways were the norm back then, and they are kept in great shape for today's...More

Thank RPata
Reviewed 21 May 2016

This is a really beautiful courthouse from back in the day. Parking can be limiting as this is still an active court house with cases going on daily. The floors are beautiful. The wood is beautiful. Go upstairs to the 2nd floor just to look...More

Thank FoothillWoman51
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I had to do some business at the Placer County Courthouse one day and was shocked to see a WONDERFUL American Indian Museum there! They had a wonderful collection of artifacts. I would recommend a trip with the kids or for anyone actually! Enjoy!

Thank mjnightingale
Reviewed 26 November 2015

I have lived in Auburn for over 30 years now and have enjoyed seeing this building every time I go into this area. A lovely sight and inside it is worthy of visiting. Be prepared to climb lots of stirs but there is a back...More

Thank 1,927,345
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Wonderful historic county courthouse; architectural delight. Rich in history, lots of great woodwork--19th century construction

Thank TR4ABill
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