We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Angels Camp Museum and Carriage House

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Angels Camp Museum

This museum was wonderful. We really enjoyed the carriage and wagon section. The hospital/ medical... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
Margaret K
,
Fond Du Lac
Not to be missed

If you are visiting Angels Camp And have any interest in learning about the history of the area be... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
DonnaNPG
via mobile
Read all 91 reviews
39
All photos (39)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“mark twain”(18 reviews)
“gold rush”(12 reviews)
“gold mining”(9 reviews)
About
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
28°
12°
Sep
22°
Oct
14°
Nov
Contact
753 South Main Street, Angels Camp, CA 95222
Website
+1 209-736-2963
Call
Reviews (91)
Filter reviews
91 results
Traveller rating
68
18
5
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
68
18
5
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsmark twaingold rushgold miningsmall townoutdoor exhibitslocal historyhorse drawngreat collectionon displayjumping frogtwo hourscalaveras countyvisiting the areagreat place to visitmineral collectionwater wheelold west
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 91 reviews
Reviewed August 14, 2018

This museum was wonderful. We really enjoyed the carriage and wagon section. The hospital/ medical was also very good. Don't miss this if you are interested in the history of Angels Camp!

Thank Margaret K
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

If you are visiting Angels Camp And have any interest in learning about the history of the area be sure and stop in. This museum is well presented and full of wonderful artifacts. The people who work there are very knowledgeable and love sharing information...More

Thank DonnaNPG
Reviewed July 3, 2018

Read all the other reviews as they are right on! So, the only thing I can add is after you pay, start at the bottom of the hill and work your way back up while it might still be cool and your legs haven't given...More

1  Thank candydawn
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

This museum is a ‘must see’ if you are interested in Angels Camp local history. I think the highlight is the artifacts related to gold mining and the associated explanation of the history and operation of gold mines. The building housing carriages is also amazing...More

1  Thank Terry S
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful museum in a town with gold Rush history. Fabulous relics of the time. The proctor that explained the mining and gold separation processes was pleasant and very knowledgeable. Really enjoyed talking to him. Ex teacher volunteer. I would really the museum as a must...More

1  Thank 60Grant
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

This was by far the most interesting museum we encountered whilst away. Chuck was absolutely amazing with us and our daughter teaching her all about the gold rush era and helping her make a wheel and do gold panning! Can’t recommend the museum and it’s...More

2  Thank ginadannycamnbailey
Reviewed February 3, 2018

Very interesting museum. I learned a lot of things I didn’t know about mining in the old west. Also, it was nice seeing some of the old wagons that were used.

Thank stephenwN4327RV
Reviewed January 15, 2018

You wouldn't believe how large the museum is. Looks are deceiving when you see the museum at street level. The great surprise is there are 2 very large buildings displaying old wagons and carriages, as well as a building dedicated to the tools used to...More

2  Thank Gail B
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

We had excellent guides in all the buildings at this museum. Chuck walked us through the whole gold mining experience. Fascinating! They have a big collection of mining equipment, marvelous rock/mineral collection plus many sections/displays of other aspects of life during the mining era. Don’t...More

1  Thank Nancy A
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Highly recommend this museum that covers so many facets of the good country and the families who helped create the town and areas in Calaveras today. My great great grandfather came to the US to sell coal at the SF docks. He got gold fever...More

1  Thank karenn551
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 hotels in Angels Camp
Best Western Cedar Inn & Suites
451 reviews
.58 km away
Jumping Frog Motel
43 reviews
.82 km away
WorldMark Angels Camp
262 reviews
1.07 km away
Travelodge by Wyndham Angels Camp CA
591 reviews
2.44 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 27 restaurants in Angels Camp
Mike's Pizza
190 reviews
.86 km away
Crusco's Ristorante
171 reviews
.89 km away
Angels Creek Cafe
56 reviews
.85 km away
Cascabel
32 reviews
.91 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 14 attractions in Angels Camp
OARS California Rafting
115 reviews
3.51 km away
Moaning Cavern
169 reviews
7.30 km away
Twisted Oak Winery
30 reviews
5.14 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Pam L
April 21, 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from tlhjar | Reviewed this property |
I was there in October. The museum is amazing. The books include a lot of history, gold rush, the land, and a few about women in that era. I think some related to Mark Twain. I didn't buy any books, but I looked at a... More
0
Votes