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Amador County Museums

Learn the History of Amador County by visiting one of our County Museums

Our Museum section is currently under re-design. we apologize and will be done here shortly

Amador County Museum

Dedicated to Amador County history, plus mining history in the county. A model mine exhibit features mechanized models showing how "hard rock" miners worked the gold mines.

Amador Whitney Museum

The Amador Whitney Museum promotes the history and culture of the Mother Lode from the distant past to the present day.

Chaw'se Grinding Rock Museum

The Chaw’se Regional Indian Museum features a variety of exhibits and an outstanding collection of Sierra Nevada Indian artifacts

Chew Kee Store Museum

The "Chew Kee" is a Chinese rammed earth structure established as an herb shop during the Gold Rush. Dr. Yee Fong Cheung, who was operating the store in the early years.

Knight Foundry Museum

The Knight Foundry Corporation is dedicated to securing historic Knight Foundry in Public Trust ownership, and to renovating and operating this national treasure.

Monteverde Store Museum

In May of 1898, J. Monteverde with son James started erection of a building on Randolph street for a grocery. Store still setup as it was in yesteryear.

Shenandoah Valley Museum

Dedicated to the history of the Shenandoah Valley, and to the labor homemaker, farmer, cooper, wine maker, and other craftsmen who migrated here in the 19th century.