502 Pearson Road, Paradise, CA
Welcome to the museum
The Gold Nugget Museum was incorporated in 1973. Our mission is to preserve and protect The Ridge heritage through our collection and artifacts and with community education programs. More...
502 Pearson Road,
Gold Nugget Museum, Noon-4:00 p.m., Wednesday-Sunday
Paradise Depot Museum, Noon-4:00 p.m., Weekends and Holidays
These are the people who help make the museum possible:
Gold Nugget Days! Tales of Gold
April 23, 2015
The 2015 Gold Nugget Days will take place April 23-26. This Year's theme is "Tales of Gold" Opening Ceremonies, Queen Contest and Whiskerino Contest will take place on April 23. On Saturday April 25 The Donkey Derby, Parade, Cowboy Deep Pit BBQ and Country Faire. The Melodrama will be performed Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon at the PPAC. Sunday, April 26 the Doggone Doggy Contest returns to the Museum. Come join us in this annual community wide event!
Posted on February 6, 2015, at 6:04 pm
Days of Living History
September 12, 2015
September 13-14, 11am-4pm
Come experience crafts and events reminiscent of 1850-1950's. Great Family activity. $5 entrance fee includes all activities. Food is available for a small fee.
Posted on February 6, 2015, at 5:53 pm
The Gold Nugget Museum is once again offering memorial benches and picnic tables to honor family and friends. A well-crafted, sturdy wooden park bench with a handsome bronze plaque can be ordered for a donation of $300. The picnic tables, with two attached benches providing seating for six, are available for a $500 donation. You will choose the wording on the plaque and have a choice of attractive placement sites on the grounds. For further information, contact Thea Max at 877-8174.
Posted on September 2, 2009, at 12:50 pm
Come, join the Museum
Join the Gold Nugget Museum today! Members are invited to tours, lectures, and parties. They receive a monthly newsletter, twice-yearly Tales of the Paradise Ridge, the annual Gold Nugget Days tabloid, the Dogtown Nugget, and a ten percent discount at the Museum gift shop. For more information, contact the Museum at 530-872-8722.
Posted on April 27, 2009, at 12:28 pm
Visit the Depot Museum
Want to see a working, small-scale train? Learn about train history on the Ridge? Visit the Depot Museum. The Depot Museum is open from noon to 4:00 p.m. on weekends.
Posted on April 27, 2009, at 12:17 pm