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Maidu Museum & Historic Site

1970 Johnson Ranch Dr, Roseville, CA 95661-3749
+1 916-774-5934
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Quite small, w/no special indigenous works of art: weaving, baskets, etc. (Such as in the... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
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Very Informative and Interesting Museum

My husband and I were vacationing in Roseville and found this local Native Maidu museum. They have... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
South Paris, Maine
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
1970 Johnson Ranch Dr, Roseville, CA 95661-3749
+1 916-774-5934
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Quite small, w/no special indigenous works of art: weaving, baskets, etc. (Such as in the middle-of-nowhere Indian museum in Warm Springs, OR.) But they do hold regular activities that are fun for children. And it is located very near a large & beautiful, shaded park...More

Thank callucan
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were vacationing in Roseville and found this local Native Maidu museum. They have wonderful displays inside with many artifacts outlining the history of the Maidu people. Outside the museum is a trail with petroglyphs, which are carvings in rocks, done by...More

Thank JenAHarris
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Very child friendly, very educational! The docent, Lilly, short black hair! I tell her I of Oakland, she shows me California map! Her tribe, MAIDU, there also Nissenan, are of Rose Ville, Folsom, Auburn areas! For my area was Coastanago Indians, however all friendly with...More

1  Thank Karyn C
Reviewed 14 February 2017

If you love history this little bit of history about the native Americans in our area is really interesting and to realize they lived here and enjoyed the creek and open space at that time. They have done a wonderful job at presenting the history...More

1  Thank GoldenAgeGrandma
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

A must place to go to learn the beauty of our native culture,on hand projects, grinding rocks petroglyph tour, native paintings ,animal furs,there is something there for everyone young and old. There is a small price for your entrance but well worth it

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1  Thank Jeanette P
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great place for families to discover the Roseville area and history. Easy walking areas to view the past.

1  Thank Steven F
Reviewed 25 October 2016

There is a good selection of Native American artifacts to check out. It is family oriented. There is educational information to absorb.

1  Thank dolphinesgonzales
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This well maintained museum and grounds has many displays of the native inhabitants before the invasion of the white immigrants. There is also information about the relocation of thousands of natives throughout the West. The interpretive trail offers a rare view of petroglyphs right in...More

1  Thank SonoraJim
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I love this place! The small museum is dedicated to the local Maidu indians. It is modern and clean (i.e., not stuffy & dusty) and informative. There is artwork from various tribes displayed as well. There is also an outdoor trail where one can do...More

2  Thank Doreen B
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Best Maidu culture center around to include books, the museum, and outdoor sites with grinding rocks and petroglyphs.

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Juli K
18 September 2017|
Response from JenAHarris | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe you can bring your dog to the park as long as they are leashed. I would contract them to confirm though.