Second and Salem, Chico California 95928
The museum is located in the beautiful Carnegie Library building. The centerpiece of the Chico Museum is a Chinese Taoist temple that was used from 1860 to 1939. A history of Chico is a permanent exhibition in the museum and their are many rotating historic exhibits that are also featured. There is no cost, but donations are appreciated.
The Chico Museum is open Wednesday through Sunday in the afternoon.
Other History nearby:
(Oroville) Butte County Pioneer Museum
(Nevada City) Calanan Park Monitor and Drill Cove
(Chico) Chico Museum
(Oroville) Chinese Temple
(Corning) Corning Museum
(Greenville) Cy Hall Museum
Request a Free copy of the Mile-by-Mile Guide to the Oregon Coast, which will be delivered to your USA postal address. Also request a free first issue of Oregon Coast magazine and sign up for coast deals.
06/05 Coming to The Chico area
Arden Fair Sacramento CA March30-April18 Open the doors to Arden Fair and step inside. Here you'll find contemporary fashions, jewelry, accessories and brand name merchandise at over 165 specialty stores, plus Nordstrom's, Macy's, Sears, and JC Penney. Arden Fair also has a number of terrific restaurants, everything from fast food to fine dining. And it's completely enclosed, so it's always a comfortable 70 degrees inside no matter what it's like outside.
California Exposition & State Fair Sacramento CA June12-28 The Cal Expo is the site of the California State Fair. All year Satellite Wagering, Waterworld USA, Paradise Island Fun Center and an RV Park are just a few of the features of the Cal Expo.The first State Fair was held in 1854 in San Francisco at the old Music Hall. The fair offered premiums (prizes) for its competitions and included such agricultural exhibits such as 2-inch-long peanuts, 72-pound beets and a 10-pound carrot that was longer than 3 feet. Horseracing was part of that first fair and has continued to be a part of the fair ever since.
California Wool and Fiber Festival Boonville CA September13-15 From the source to the fiber, come follow the thread of fine wool craftsmanship.