Last updated: 2/18/2013
Chester, California
Street Address
200 First AvenueChester, CA 96020
Mailing Address
PO Box 1191Chester, CA 96020

Hours

Monday - Thursday
10 AM - 1 PM & 1:30 PM - 5 PM
Hours same as Chester Branch Library

Admissions

Free. Donations Accepted.

Museum Type(s)

Staff

Marilyn Quadrio
phone: 530-596-3011
Joan Sayre
phone: 530-258-2677
e-mail:
Description

Small museum in log building addition built on older log cabin public library filled with photos and artifacts of local culture from the Maidu to modern era. From early ranching and dairying operations through timber industry and tourism.

Artifact Collections

archaeology, basketry, history, photography

Maidu baskets and stone implements
Early dairy ranching implements
Advertising articles and equipment from early businesses
Artifacts from early ranching and post office operations
Research Collections

Hundreds of photographs of local communities and early families, Lake Almanor's creation, from 1860's through 1950's. Historical society publications, unpublished interviews, memoirs, and research articles,as well as video interviews and tours.

Educational Programs

Programs with oral history accompanied by slides available to school groups and organizations as per requests.

Governance

A branch of the Plumas County Museum

Library
Access: Scholars
Appointment required: Yes
ADA

parking, wheelchair access

free parking

Wheelchair Accessible
Parking
Restrooms
Exhibitions
Museum Events
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Florida Association of Museums 2024 Annual Conference & Exposition

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2025 California Association of Museums Conference

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