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  • Gold Nugget and Depot Museums

    • Museums
    • Clubs & Nonprofit Organizations
    5570 Black Olive Drive
    Paradise, CA 95969
    (530) 413-9129
    (530) 872-1050 (fax)
    Hours:
    Thursday through Monday, noon to 4 p.m. CLOSED during the COVID-19 crisis.
    • About

      The Gold Nugget Museum was named for the 54-pound gold nugget found in locally in 1859. Our museums preserve the history of the Paradise Ridge. rotating exhibits include mining, clothing, Maidu Native Americans, railroads, and the pioneer activity throughout the century. The museum presents the annual Gold Nugget Days Celebration (April), Days of Living History (Fall), Pioneer School program (Spring), and the Maidu School program (Fall).
      While under reconstruction, the Paradise Depot, 5770 Black Olive Drive (Paradise Community Park) is being utilized as our administrative office. During the COVID-19 crisis, our doors are closed in the interest of safety and compliance with State orders. Please feel free to contact us through info@goldnuggetmuseum.com for any inquiries.

    • Directions

      Paradise Community Park at the intersection of Pearson Road and Black Olive Drive, Paradise, CA. The Depot Museum is flanked by a Butte County Railroad historical caboose.

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