“Preserving the heritage of Sutter County”
The Community Memorial Museum is a department of Sutter County. The Museum is funded by both Sutter County and through private funds. The mission of the Museum is the acquisition, preservation, interpretation and exhibition of artifacts and information reflecting the cultural heritage of Sutter County. The Museum has a number of permanent exhibits on the Maidu Indians, early Sutter County settlers, agriculture, the Sutter Buttes, and school life. Smaller displays include transportation, women, Lola Montez, local photographs, the 1955 flood, the stereoscope, a Baldwin player piano and the old Meridian Bridge. Some special items of interest are the restored Yuba Ball Tractor, John Sutter's Gun, and Lola Montez's dressing table. The Museum acts as a place for the people of the Sutter County community to come experience and participate in the richness of its past through exhibition, research, school programs, adult and children's programs as well as other activities.
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Community Memorial Museum
- Wed - Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Sat: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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