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
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.
The Amador Whitney Museum promotes the history and culture of the Mother Lode from the distant past to the present day.
The Chaw’se Regional Indian Museum features a variety of exhibits and an outstanding collection of Sierra Nevada Indian artifacts
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.
The Knight Foundry Corporation is dedicated to securing historic Knight Foundry in Public Trust ownership, and to renovating and operating this national treasure.
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.
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.