Fodor's Expert Review California State Mining and Mineral Museum

Mariposa Museum/Gallery

A California state park, the museum has displays on gold-rush history including a replica hard-rock mine shaft to walk through, a miniature stamp mill, and a 13-pound chunk of crystallized gold.

Museum/Gallery Family

Quick Facts

5005 Fairground Rd.
Mariposa, California  95338, USA

209-742–7625

www.parks.ca.gov/miningandmineralmuseum

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: $4, Closed Mon.–Wed.

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