A museum without walls

“Museums ought to be the center around which educational institutions should cluster, the storehouse whence they could draw the material examples and illustrations required on the lecture table and in the classroom.” – J. Patton 1886

Why We Do It

The Central Sierra Historical Society’s purpose is to create and operate an historical society and museum for the purpose of preservation and display of the history, antiques, artifacts and historical memorabilia of the Central Sierra mountain area.

Your total amount is : 20.00 (Currency: USD)

  • Ariana West I love the museum crafts and the arrowheads.Ariana West
  • Tim McConnico The PEP program’s Science and CA History activities have been a great addition to our school’s educational program. An amazing experience for students and teachers alikePine Ridge Elementary Superintendent. Tim McConnico

Plan your trip to visit Central Sierra Historical Society


The Central Sierra Historical Society welcomes larger groups to call ahead to make arrangements for a free docent led tour of our indoor and outdoor exhibits.


The Central Sierra Historical Society and Museum promotes learning, understanding, diversity and creativity. History, math, science and more come to life through engagement with artifacts from our diverse region.

The Museum is now OPEN Friday – Sunday 11am – 3pm

We will open Fri – Sun beginning May 13th  11am to 3pm.

May 27th  – September open 7 days a week 11am to 3pm.

October – November open Fri-Sun 11am to 3pm.

Dec-April – CLOSED

Cost: FREE!

  •  artifacts 2000 Artifacts in our Collection
  • volunteer 100Volunteers
  • visitors 10000 Annual Visitors
  • exhibits 5Outdoor Exhibits