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Museums & Historical Sites in Mount Shasta

Our guide to Mount Shasta Museums and Historical Sites  will help you explore Mount Shasta's colorful history.

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Mount Shasta Museums

Dunsmuir Historical Museum

4101 Pine St., Dunsmuir, CA  (530) 235-0733

The museum has a collection of early railroad exhibits.

Dunsmuir Railroad Display Room at the Amtrak Depot

5750 Sacramento Street, Dunsmuir, CA      (530) 235-0929.

Etna Museum

520 Main Street, Etna, CA    (530) 467-3714

Eschscholtzia Parlor No. 112 Native Daughters of the Golden West

Fort Crook Museum (Open May to November)

43030 Fort Crook Museum Ave. Fall River Mills, CA      (530) 336-5110

The museum features artifacts of the area's early Native Americans and settlers. The highlights include six completely furnished rooms of antique furniture, a blacksmith's shop, the old Fall River jail, a room containing early farm implements, and a fine collection of Indian artifacts.

Fort Jones Museum

11913 Main St., Fort Jones, CA  (530) 468-5568

The museum houses Native American and Pioneer artifacts from the 19th century.

Heritage Junction of McCloud Historic Center

320 Main St., McCloud, CA  (530) 964-2604

The museum features logging industry memorabilia, early fire fighting equipment, a replica of an old church, a Corliss engine from the 1903 McCloud Steam Log Mill, and clothing and accessories from the middle 1800's to early 1900's.

Living Memorial Sculpture Garden

Hwy 97, 13 miles northeast Weed, CA     (530) 938-2218

Vietnam War Veteran Sculpture Garden. Ten Metal sculptures representing the war.   58, 000 seedlings planted in honor of those who died.

Lumberman Historical Museum

303 Gilman Avenue, Weed, CA     (530) 938-0550

Klamath National Forest Interpretive Museum

1312 Fairlane Rd., Yreka, CA  (530) 842-6131

Siskiyou County Historical Society

910 S. Main Street, Yreka, CA  96097 (530) 842-3836

The society's goals are intertwined with the Siskiyou County Museum, since establishing a museum was a major accomplishment of the society in cooperation with the board of supervisors who allocated money for the construction of a museum building in 1949.  Both the society and museum are dedicated to the purpose of collecting, preserving, and disseminating Siskiyou County history. 

Siskiyou County Museum

910 S. Main St., Yreka, CA   (530) 842-3836

The Siskiyou County Museum is a county facility and together with the assistance of the Siskiyou County Historical Society has generated a wonderful collection of artifacts, photographs, and ephemera.  Our outstanding Siskiyou County Museum was built in 1950 by the county to collect, preserve, disseminate, and interpret the history of the area for future generations.  

Sisson Museum

1 N. Old Stage Rd., Mt. Shasta, CA    (530) 926-5508

New 2011 Exhibit Mt. Shasta H2O: Stories Water Can Tell.

Sisson Museum is located on the grounds of the State Fish Hatchery. R V Parking, Kid Friendly, Open Daily.  Admission is still only $1.00!

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Mount Shasta Area Historical Sites

Little Mt. Hoffman Lookout -- permit required

McCloud Ranger District, P.O. Box 1620 McCloud, CA  (530) 964-2184

From a height of 7,309 feet, Little Mt. Hoffman offers a spectacular view of Mount Shasta, Mt. Lassen, and Mt. McLoughlin.

Weed Historic Lumber Town Museum

303 Gilman Ave., Weed, CA  (530) 938-2352

The museum features timber industry tools, jail cells, and historical pictures of Weed.  

Native America Exhibits

A Brief History of the Modoc War

As settling began on Lost River, emigrants demanded that the Modocs be removed from their homes and placed on the Klamath Reservation with the Klamath and Snake Tribes.

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