Auburn Things to Do

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    Old time firetruck in the bay
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    Looking up to Courthouse
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    Golf in its raw state-as found
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  • 1. Placer County Courthouse

    Placer County Museum presents an overview of Placer County history from the early Nisenan inhabitants through the latter half of the 20th century. It also includes the Placer County Gold collection,...

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  • 2. Old Town

    Old Town Auburn is an interesting diversion and worth a hour or two to explore. There are a few interesting buildings to walk and stores to explore. Sacramento Street runs roughly north and south and...

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  • 3. Bernhard Museum

    The Bernhard Museum Complex is a history museum located at 291 Auburn-Folsom Road in Auburn, California. It consists of one of the oldest buildings in Placer County, Traveler's Rest, which was built...

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  • 4. State Recreation Area

    Just 2-3 miles east of town is an area not only with great ravine views but spectacular recreational opportunities. It is called the Auburn State Recreational Area. The recreation area constitutes...

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  • 5. Placer County Museum

    This Courthouse is in use today for activities of people residing in the County. Construction began in 1849, and was dedicated in1898. It sits on top of a hill at the peak of the town center. A nice...

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  • 6. Auburn Public Library

    Auburn Public Library (a branch library at)175 Almond St.Auburn, CAphoto by lianna davisThe Auburn Public Library, also known as the Old Auburn Library, at 175...

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  • 7. Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum

    A really amazing spot to take a look at for anyone, but especially the car enthusiast! Amazing cars from days gone by, the Duesenberg was unique and desirable...

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  • 8. Huge Sculptures

    Great Statues of Auburn, Auburn (Circa 1940s)by Dr. Kenneth Fox (Born 1925)Dr. Kenneth Fox began making sculptures in a lot adjoining his home and dentistry...

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  • 9. Auburn City Hall and Fire House

    One of the least interesting structures in Auburn, a sharp contrast to the Victorian and Western feel of this Historical Landmark Town but this building is on...

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  • 10. "What Killed the American Hat?"

    Placer County MuseumThe exhibit "What Killed the American Hat?" in December 2013 has just undergone an update with a whole new collection of women's hats....

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  • 11. Auburn Walking Tours

    WALKING TOUR DOWNTOWNhttp://www.auburn.ca.gov/services/Comm/Docs/AuburnDowntownBrochure.pdfWALKING TOUR OLDE...

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  • 12. Hiking the American River Area

    There are trails that go along the river on both sides. Trailheads are generally down form the old bridge area, and are under control of California Parks;...

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  • 13. Josh House Museum

    This is seldom open for tourists coming to town, but it is used for local events and school children to see. It depicts the times of Chinese that lived on this...

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  • 14. Old Firehouse

    This is a four story small, but tall building that dates back from 1891, and is one of the oldest remaining structures from that era. It was moved to the...

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  • 15. Ken Fox's Great Statues

    Ken Fox is a dentist who beginning in the 1960's started sculpting statues out of concrete on his lot where his dental practice is in Auburn. At first his...

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  • 16. The Foresthill Bridge & the Dam that Wasnt Built

    The Foresthill Bridge or as it sometimes called the Auburn Foresthill Bridge is the tallest bridge in California. At 732 feet it sits above the North Fork of...

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  • 17. HISTORICAL AUBURN FIRE HOUSE

    The Auburn Hook & Ladder Company No.2, volunteers since 1852, built what was to become a landmark firehouse in 1891. It had been moved from it's original site,...

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  • 18. YOU'VE GOT MAIL!!!

    Walk around Old Town Auburn and see the way it was in the 1800's during the gold rush days. One of the historic buildings is the oldest continuously operated...

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  • 19. Old Auburn Historic District

    Downtown Auburn has a number of historically and architecturally significant buildings. Having been spared from modern "development", this picturesque, quaint...

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  • 20. Gold Country Museum

    Here is an excellent place to learn about the Gold Rush. See some of the old mining equipment, and find out about the hard life, hazards, risks, and rewards of...

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  • 21. Coloma - The California Gold Rush of 1849

    This is where it all began. Started with James W. Marshall was building a sawmill for Captain John Sutter. He was using water from the South Fork of the...

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  • 22. Must see the Auburn Drug Company in Old Auburn

    A must see....the Auburn Drug Company.In this old historical drug store are many great gift items and this beautiful marble soda fountain that must be over a...

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  • 23. Placer Co Law Library, Auburn, CA

    What a find for those that need a Law Library! Auburn's Free Public Law Library is tucked away with a very helpful and knowledgeable staff. Free public...

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  • 24. Historic Downtown

    Walk the historic downtown. See old Gold Rush Era buildings. Visit shops and restaurants that reside in the old buildings. See the massive statues of miners.

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  • 25. Just spend the day at the American River

    Take Hwy 49 to the bridge where it crosses the river. Have a lil picnic. Water is so clear and beautiful.

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