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Maidu Museum & Historic Site

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Address: 1970 Johnson Ranch Rd., Roseville, CA 95661
Phone Number:
+1 916-774-5934
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Tue - Fri 09:00 - 16:00
Sat 09:00 - 13:00

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If you love history this little bit of history about the native Americans in our area is really interesting and to realize they lived here and enjoyed the creek and open space at... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Roseville, California
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Roseville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love history this little bit of history about the native Americans in our area is really interesting and to realize they lived here and enjoyed the creek and open space at that time. They have done a wonderful job at presenting the history of the Maidu people and the tour is interesting to go on. They have this... More 

Thank GoldenAgeGrandma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must place to go to learn the beauty of our native culture,on hand projects, grinding rocks petroglyph tour, native paintings ,animal furs,there is something there for everyone young and old. There is a small price for your entrance but well worth it

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Thank Jeanette P
Roseville, California
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for families to discover the Roseville area and history. Easy walking areas to view the past.

Thank Steven F
Sacramento, California
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

There is a good selection of Native American artifacts to check out. It is family oriented. There is educational information to absorb.

Thank dolphinesgonzales
Sonora, California
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78 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

This well maintained museum and grounds has many displays of the native inhabitants before the invasion of the white immigrants. There is also information about the relocation of thousands of natives throughout the West. The interpretive trail offers a rare view of petroglyphs right in the middle of Roseville. Well worth a stop and all can be seen in less... More 

Thank SonoraJim
Roseville, California
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I love this place! The small museum is dedicated to the local Maidu indians. It is modern and clean (i.e., not stuffy & dusty) and informative. There is artwork from various tribes displayed as well. There is also an outdoor trail where one can do a self-guided tour of the land where the Indians actually lived, and survived off the... More 

Thank Doreen B
Sacramento, California, USA
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17 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Best Maidu culture center around to include books, the museum, and outdoor sites with grinding rocks and petroglyphs.

Roseville, California
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35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The Maidu Interpretive Museum is a great place to learn about local native American tribes, their culture, and their history in the area. It is a wonderful place to take your school age children to learn and enjoy. It is very well kept and full of images, maps, and examples of tribal culture. On Fridays they have a marshmallow roast... More 

Thank Craig C
Olympia, Washington
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31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

This little jewel is a showcase of Maidu history. I also attended the opening of an exhibit of prints by local indigenous artists & enjoyed hearing from local artists. There is a trail on the grounds which includes petroglyphs and & small creek shaded by oaks. A tiny gift store carries jewelry by local artists. The Maidu Museum is well... More 

Thank aksballardista
Granite Bay, CA
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37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

I went as a fieldtrip chaperone for my son's third-grade class and expected to be mildly interested. In fact, it was a great trip for kids and adults alike! Lots to learn inside about the history of the Maidu tribe. And outdoors, be sure to take a walking tour through woods and creeks to see animal tracks, historic structures, grinding... More 

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