Kentucky Mine Museum, Sierra City

4.8
#415 of 656 in Museums in California
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  • This is a real gem along highway 49 near Sierra City, Ca. This has a great tour of the mill and mine portal with a working Pelton wheel and stamp mill. The museum has many interesting displays from th...  more »
  • Very interesting small museum with fascinating exhibits, however very unfriendly vibes from the "staff." We enjoyed the museum but felt unwelcome for some strange reason. Maybe because we didn't opt f...  more »
  • The Kentucky Mine is only open Wednesday through Sunday (10 - 4) Tours are at 11:00 am & 4:00 pm. The museum is full of historic gems and the tour of the mine and stamp mill is a bargain at $7.00. We ...  more »
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  • Very interesting tour and fairly well preserved mining operation buildings that provide a glimpse about California’s mining in the 1800’s and the only remaining stamp mill that still operates (they demonstrate it on the tour). Well worth the stop.
  • A great tour of the old stamping mill mine. Much of the mill is still intact. Or tour guide was very knowledgeable.
  • Fun place to go and learn about good mining and our past.
  • Awesome historical mine and tour was fantastic, worth the 7 dollar admission
  • Wonderful place. The last functioning gold mine in California from the gold rush era. I can't wait to go back!
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