Railroads, telephones, settlers, and Native Americans all had a part to play in the development of Placer Valley. Our history is kept alive by local museums that take pride in showcasing the artifacts and legends of bygone days.
Expand your knowledge with a trip to one of Placer Valley's museums. From the Griffith Quarry Museum in Penryn to the Maidu Interpretive Center in Roseville, Placer Valley museums have much to offer our heritage tourist. Join us each year for the Heritage Trail where 18 museums open their doors for FREE.