Folsom History Museum
Operated by the Folsom Historical Society, the Folsom History Museum is located in Historic Downtown Folsom. It is home to a wonderful collection of artifacts and treasures that chronicle the settlement and development of the Folsom area. You’ll see fascinating and educational exhibits throughout the year along with special events highlighting the Gold Rush era and Folsom’s history.
The goal of the Folsom Historical Society is to preserve the past. The Folsom History Museum archives exist to collect, preserve, and make available historical records and documents for public research. The Museum’s collection illustrates various aspects of Folsom’s rich history.
The History Museum focuses on exhibits about Folsom’s native people, the discovery of gold and the formation of mining camps, ethnic groups who contributed to this area, the formation of the town, railroad, prison, powerhouse, and later efforts at gold mining.