This unique and entertaining museum with adjoining picnic area is a scenic half hour drive from Oroville and is dedicated to preserving the history of eastern Butte and northern Yuba County.
Exhibits, include pioneer snowshoes for humans and horses, giant saw blades, Maidu and Chinese artifacts, mining implements, and a working print shop.
Not to be missed is a replica of an 1870’s gold-mining town called Gold Trader Flat. Stroll along the boardwalk to see the post office, saloon, barber shop, blacksmith shop, general store, jail, a miner’s cabin, Maidu camp, chapel, and old schoolhouse replicas. The museum hosts “living history” days.
Gold Trader Flat & Yuba-Feather Historical Museum
19096 New York Flat Rd.,
Forbestown, CA 95941
530-675-2508 or 675-1025
Noon-4 p.m. Weekends from
Memorial Day-Labor Day, Free