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Historic Sites & Museums

When you visit Redding, whether for an event or recreation, make time to go back in time! Redding's museums and historical sites run the gamut from a Chinese temple to preserved gold rush gallows, the home of the last President of California, and a Paul Bunyan Forest Camp. California's past, present, and future owe a great deal to the natives and settlers of its far northern region, and you can get the whole story when you tour our museums!

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Behrens-Eaton House Museum
The Behrens-Eaton House, a Victorian style turn of the century home, is located at 1520 West Street, Redding, California. It was built by John Scott in 1895 and purchased by Charles Behrens, Sheriff of Shasta County and grandfather of Judge Richard Behrens Eaton, in 1898. The Behrens-Eaton family lived in the… More Information
1520 West St,
Redding, CA
Cascade Theatre
When the Cascade Theatre threw open its doors in 1935, it was proclaimed as the finest cinema house in northern California, featuring “an interior rich in beauty and fitted with all the latest discoveries of science designed to offer the most comfort and the greatest pleasure to theater goers.” It… More Information
1731 Market Street,
Redding, CA
Diestelhorst Bridge
The Diestelhorst Bridge spans the Sacramento River and was the first concrete bridge to do so in Northern California. Completed in 1915, today the bridge acts as a pedestrian bridge, and is a part of the Sacramento River National Recreation Trail. More Information
2292 Benton Drive,
Redding, CA
Dunsmuir Museum
Railroad history memorabilia, an unusual 1919 Western Electric cardboard telephone switch-board, vintage clothing, office equipment, and antique fishing gear are preserved in this privately maintained museum tucked into a steep side street in the old commercial district of the canyon railroad town once know as Pusher. More Information
4101 Pine Street,
Dunsmuir, CA
Fort Crook Museum
Fort Crook was established on July 1, 1857, to protect travelers on the Shasta - Yreka Road and the Lockhart Ferries. Built by Company A, 1st Dragoons under the command of Captain John W. T. Gardner, the fort consisted of 25 - 30 log buildings enclosed by a pine-pole stockade… More Information
43030 Fort Crook Museum Ave,
Fall River Mills, CA
Jake Jackson Memorial Museum
The objective of the Trinity County Historical Society is to discover, collect, preserve and disseminate knowledge about the history of Trinity County. It is an organization of volunteers and all of its activities and accomplishments are due to the interest and effort of its members. The Trinity Pioneer Association and… More Information
H2y 299W/Main Street,
Weaverville, CA
Kelly Griggs House Museum
The Kelly Griggs House Museum is a classical two-story Victorian home built in the 1880s. Museum guides lead tours through rooms where Victorian-garbed mannequins grace the authentic antique furnishings of the period. Also on display are Native American artifacts, and the Pioneer Room is filled with photographs of Tehama County. More Information
311 Washington Street,
Red Bluff, CA
Shasta Historical Society
The Shasta Historical Society was formed on January 19, 1930, by a group of people who had been collecting then-living pioneers' accounts of their lives in the Gold Rush days. These accounts were then published in the newspaper as "The Trails Of 49." Collecting pioneer stories remains one of the… More Information
1449 Market Street,
Redding, CA
Shasta State Historic Park
Six miles west of Redding a row of old, half-ruined, brick buildings remind passing motorists that Shasta City, the "Queen City" of California's northern mining district, once stood on this site. These ruins and some of the nearby roads, cottages, and cemeteries are all silent but eloquent vestiges of the… More Information
Hwy 299,
Shasta, CA
Sisson Museum
Mount Shasta City was know as the town of Sisson until it was renamed in 1924. The museum building was erected in 1906 and served as the main hatchery building of the California Department of Fish and Game Mount Shasta Fish Hatchery until it was declared no longer usable 72… More Information
1 N Old Stage Road,
Mount Shasta, CA
Turtle Bay Exploration Park and Museum
Turtle Bay Exploration Park is a 300-acre campus along the banks of the Sacramento River with educational and entertaining activities and experiences that interpret the relationship between humans and nature. The Park tells the story of the region and its people through a museum that includes an underground aquarium, Native… More Information
844 Sundial Bridge Parkway,
Redding, CA
Weaverville Joss House State Historic Park
The temple is the oldest continuously used Chinese temple in California. On display are art objects, pictures, mining tools, and weapons used in the 1854 Tong War. This Taoist temple is still a place of worship and a fascinating look into the role played by Chinese immigrants in early California… More Information
630 Main Street,
Weaverville, CA
William B. Ide Adobe State Historic Park
William B. Ide wrote the proclamation that established the short-lived California Bear Republic in 1846. It lasted 22 days. Ide recognized the opportunities available to him in the West and as a surveyor, miner, treasurer, district attorney, deputy clerk, and judge, provided support and leadership to this northern part of… More Information
21659 Adobe Rd,
Red Bluff, CA

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