Paradise, California: Gold Nugget Museum (Gone)

54-lb. "Dogtown" gold nugget (discovered in 1859) replica. Gold sluices, miner's cabin, prospecting artifacts. Burned down in Nov. 2018 wildfire.

Directions:
SE corner of Mallan Ln and Pearson Rd.
Hours:
Nov. 2018: burned down in Camp Fire.
Status:
Gone

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Heritage Gate.

Gold Nugget Museum

Docent led or self-guided tours are offered. Also check out the scavenger hunt for kids. They receive a free metal badge upon completion.

Don't forget to look at Heritage Gate, made out of metal tools, kitchen gadgets, and pistols.

[Aileen, 11/29/2016]

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