Maidu Indian Museum
information provided by: Placer County Adult System of Care
The Maidu Museum & Historic Site conducts interpretive tours along a 5/8 miles trail past petroglyphs, bed rock mortars, and stream. Enjoy the open space surrounding around the historic site, and explore the museum for information on the Nisenan / southern Maidu way of life.
The vision for the Maidu Museum is to be a learning center where Maidu and other California Indians and communities can share family traditions and tribal culture with museum visitors, both young and old, and with other native people, as well as artistic, literary, land management and other contemporary achievements and the accurate and authentic portrayal of their past.
The City of Roseville’s Maidu Museum values: the interdependence of nature and culture; partnerships with Maidu and other California Indians to enhance cultural learning opportunities, cultural skills transmission and sharing of world views with all museum visitors, both native and non-native, as this relates to our survival on planet earth; children and their innate desire to learn through exploration and play; elders and their accumulated wisdom;
the native perspective of the spiritual nature of all things; the ancient village site and collections and our public trust obligation to protect, preserve, manage, sustain and document these cultural resources for future generations;
on-going dialogue with all our visitors and the residents of Roseville and the region, whose support helped to preserve this site and provide this cultural education opportunity.
9AM - 4PM Monday - Friday, 9AM - 1PM Saturday, 6:30PM - 8:30 Third Saturday evening.
$4.50 Adults, $4.00 Child/Senior, $16 for a family of four, free entrance on third Saturday evening. Special weekday afternoon discount of $2 per person on Tuesday - Friday, 2PM - 4PM.
Record last updated: Feb 9 2012 8:48AM