January 30, 2023

The California State Mining & Mineral Museum is a museum located in Mariposa, California that is dedicated to the state’s rich history of mining and minerals. The museum is located in the historic Mariposa County Courthouse, which was built in 1854 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The museum features a variety of exhibits on the history of mining and minerals in California, including displays on the state’s gold rush, the history of quartz mining, and the role of minerals in modern society. The museum also has a collection of minerals and other specimens from around the state, as well as a variety of mining equipment and other artifacts.

In addition to its exhibits, the California State Mining & Mineral Museum also offers a variety of educational programs and activities for visitors, including tours, lectures, and workshops. The museum is open to the public and is a popular destination for people interested in learning more about the history of mining and minerals in California.


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