Yuba Feather Museum and Gold Trader Flat

The Yuba Feather Museum and Gold Trader Flat is an unique indoor / outdoor museum dedicated to preserving the history of eastern Butte, northern Yuba and Plumas Counties.  

Exhibits cover the Maidu people, mountain men and early settlers, Chinese immigrants, gold mining, the timber industry. giant saw blades and timber industry tools, Maidu and Chinese artifacts, mining equipment, early skies and snowshoes for humans and horses that shaped the local culture.  

Gold Trader Flat is a replica of an 1870s gold mining town with school house, chapel, hotel, saloon, miner's cabin, sheriff's office and jail, Wells Fargo office, pioneer homestead, mercantile, dressmaker's shop and millinery, and mine adit.  The Museum houses an extensive collection of old photos, primary documents of the period, and genealogical resources.  Docents are on hand to provide local color and answer questions.

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Latitude: 39.516187 Longitude: -121.274172 Elevation: 2811 ft

Seasons Open

Saturdays and Sundays, May 31 through September 7, 2014

Hours Open

12:00 - 4:00 PM


Admission is free. Donations for support of the museum welcomed.

Pet Friendly Notes

Leashed service animals only.


We enjoy volunteering at the museum and look forward to having visitors, so come on by.

Yvonne Scroggs, 6/25/2014

I'm looking for William Cogan Buckelew's grave which is suppose to be at the "Clayton Ranch". Do you have any directions for me. Wallace Parry elaineandwallace@att.net Thanks. We will be visiting on May 12th.

Wallace Parry, 5/6/2017

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