Maidu Museum and Historic Site

Explore Placer County's rich history

Guests on the Heritage Trail tour will visit the Roseville Telephone Museum, where they can try out the 60-year-old telephone equipment — Strowger Step-by-Step Switch — ...

Party at the Maidu Museum

It’s been a busy 12 months since the doors opened to the Maidu Museum and Historic Site in Roseville last February. More than 40,000 visitors have come through the museum’s do ...

Maidu Museum sets attendance record

The Maidu Museum and Historic Site achieved a record attendance of local school children in October. In a 19-day period, museum docents led a total of 132 tours, guiding 1,682 chil ...

Maidu Museum features woven basket collection

When Lilly Baker passed away in 2006, she left behind a collection of woven baskets passed down through the generations. The baskets, made with care by four generations of Mountai ...

Maidu celebrate beginning of "flower season"

During the Maidu’s annual Leafing Out of Spring celebration, young men dance and pound on the ground with their feet. “It’s like drumming the earth to say, ‘We’re awake n ...