Welcome! We are open year-round with 45 minute guided tours offered throughout the day.
Christmas Eve, December 24th: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Tour times: 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM.
Christmas Day, December 25th: CLOSED
New Year's Eve, December 31st: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Tour times: 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM.
New Year's Day, January 1st: CLOSED
January 2018 -- Museum is closed for maintenance from January 8th to 12th, and January 15th to 17th. Open for business January 13th
and 14th. Please call ahead to confirm tour availability and gift shop hours for these dates. Regular operations will resume January 18th.
|Museum: Thursday to Tuesday 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Wednesday 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM|
|Gift Shop: Thursday to Tuesday 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM, Wednesday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Monday - Friday (October 23 to January 5): Tours at 11:00 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM and 3:00 PM.
| Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays (November 4 to January 7): Tours at 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM hourly.
|In order to meet your desired tour time, please arrive at least 30 minutes beforehand. Tours are offered on a first come, first served basis.|
Most visitors spend an hour in addition to the tour to view the Museum in its entirety including exhibits, gold panning, the award-winning film and historical buildings on site. You may want to allow 1 to 1 1/2 hours for your visit, although many people stay for longer!