502 Pearson Road, Paradise, CA
Welcome to the museum
The Gold Nugget Museum was incorporated in 1973. Our mission is to preserve and protect The Ridge heritage through our collection and artifacts and with community education programs. More...
502 Pearson Road,
Gold Nugget Museum, Noon-4:00 p.m., Wednesday-Sunday
Paradise Depot Museum, Noon-4:00 p.m., Weekends and Holidays
These are the people who help make the museum possible:
Gold Nugget Days - April 25 - 28, 2013
April 25, 2013
April 25 - Gold Nugget Queen Pageant - 7:00 pm at the Paradise Performing Arts Center
April 27 - Donkey Derby - 9 am at Old Magalia
April 27 - Gold Nugget Days Parade - 12 noon Skyway beginning at Holiday Market
April 27 - 11:00 am - Tent City on the museum grounds
April 27 - Cowboy Chow Deep Pit BBQ beginning at 1:00 pm on the museum grounds
April 27 - Children's Costume Contest 2:00 pm on the museum grounds
April 27 - Mark Twain and the Boogie Band, 7:00 pm at the Paradise Performing Arts Center Click here to purchase tickets
April 28 - Music on the museum grounds Barbeque Hoagie Sandwiches
Posted on April 13, 2013, at 5:50 pm
Parade applications are available on line or at the museum. Deadline is April 19, 2013
Posted on April 3, 2013, at 4:50 pm
Depot Decking Repaired
April 1, 2013
A crew of community volenteers worked last Saturday to replace the Depot Decking....Watch for re-opening of the Depot soon.
Posted on April 1, 2013, at 2:00 pm
Cowboy Music and Poetry Gathering
November 2, 2013
Saddle up for the Paradise Cowboy Music and Poetry Gathering, Saturday, November 2 at the Paradise Performing Arts Center.
Performers include internationally acclaimed Sourdough Slim. cowboy poet Dick Warwick, and the Old West Trio.
Tickets are $15. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and the show starts at 7:00 p.m.
Posted on March 3, 2013, at 3:43 pm
Dutch Oven Cook-Off
August 9, 2013
Don't miss the fourth annual Cowboy Dutch Oven Cook-Off on Saturday, August 9 on the museum grounds. Cooks will vie for prizes in three categories: bread, main dish, and dessert. For only $5, enjoy a taste of the vittles.
There will be entertainment throughout the day, as well as a chuck wagon barbecue and raffles. The event is a fund raiser for the Gold Nugget Museum and the Paradise Boys and Girls Club.
The museum grounds open at 10:00 a.m. Admission is free.
For more information, check our Events page.
Posted on March 3, 2013, at 3:42 pm