2018 Special Events:

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Past Events:

October 21 – Depot Ticket Drawing and Museum closes
June 9 – 11th  – RAILROAD DAYS
May 27th – 9th Annual Pie Social during Dogwood Daze
April 1st – Museum reopens for 2016

October 15 – Last Day Dunsmuir Museum will be open until April of 2017. Raffle winner selected!

2016 Railroad Days – June 10 -12

8th Annual Pie Social – May 28, 2016

We had 76 bakers donate 184 pies that were of 55 different varieties from an All American Apple pie to Plum Hazelnut to old fashioned Green Tomato pie. The Pie Bakers came from 17 different cities. The total funds raised will be used to continue the maintenance of the only AMTRAK stop in Siskiyou County and to support the Dunsmuir Museum.

2015 Railroad Days
FRI – SUN, June 13 – 14
Museum open 10 AM – 4 PM.

  • Amtrak Exhibit Train, was open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 13th:
    • Folks can climbed aboard for a free self-guided tour through Amtrak’s past, present and future.  Young rail fans stopped off at Chuggington Kids Depot featuring a toy train and coloring tables.  After touring the Exhibit Train, folks enjoyed Dunsmuir’s Railroad Days events!

7th Annual Pie Social
SAT, May 23, 2015
10 AM until pies sold out.  We had over 170 pies donated! Thank you for your support!


Fishing Season Opens
SAT, April 25, 2015
Museum open from 10 AM – 2 PM


Museum Re-opens for 2015
SAT, April 18, 2015
10 am to 2 pm. Town’s history, Native American Basket Collection and extensive arrowhead collection featured.


Dedication Ceremony for Rita Green & Anthony Skalko
SAT, October 11, 2014   11 am
The Society will dedicate two Dogwood trees planted in memory of our former presidents with commemorative plaques placed at each tree. Please join Rita’s and Tony’s families for the dedication.


Dunsmuir Autumn Art Walk
SAT, October 11, 2014   1-5 pm
The Dunsmuir Autumn Art Walk takes place in the historical town of Dunsmuir, known for its trains, fishing and fabulous dining. In 2013, over 35 artists displayed their wares in 18 venues, including artist studios and local businesses. Art walks give the public an opportunity to interact with artists and purchase art in a casual environment and personable setting, so come join us for the 2014 installment on October 11th!


July Raffle
SAT, July 19, 2014 
We have two AMTRAK Coast Starlight tickets for our annual raffle grand prize, as well as two beautiful quilts.

  • Blue AMTRAK raffle tickets for a donation of $1 each or 6 for $5 or 12 for $10.
  • White raffle tickets, 6 for $5 for a quilt called “Fly-fishing Guys.”
  • Red raffle tickets, 6 for $5 for a 2nd “Mystery” quilt.


Dunsmuir Hometown Heritage Celebration 2014
FRI – SAT, June 13 – 15, 2014
Formerly Railroad Days, this year’s event should be a rockin’ good time with the theme being “Come Rock & Roll in Dunsmuir!” Keep on the look out on this website for how we’ll be rocking and rolling this event.


6th Annual Pie Social
SAT, May 24, 2014 at 10 am – 2 pm or until sold out
The Annual Pie Social is the highlight of the Dogwood Daze festival! Donate a pie, volunteer, or just eat pie. Fun for all ages! Call


7th Annual National Train Day
SAT, May 10, 2014
During National Train Day, the Depot opens with AMTRAK paper conductor hats and coloring books free to all children attending. We encourage families to take the train on their next vacation with AMTRAK vacation brochures and guides.


Grand Opening
SAT, May 3, 2014 open 2 pm – 4 pm
Have a ball at the official kick-off party to celebrate the establishment of our historic train town museum! Ribbon cutting is at 2 pm. And come and see the newly installed Elinore Van Fossen Harrison Native American Basket Collection. We are also going to display an arrowhead collection collected by Mr. & Mrs. I.E. Dennis Jr. from 1950-1963. Refreshments will be served!


Fishing Season Opening Day
SAT, April 26, 2014 open 10 am – 2 pm
The “Golden Era of Fishing” exhibit from 1999 that was shown at COS has been gathered together and is now displayed in the Dunsmuir Museum for your viewing.




Location 5750 Sacramento Ave, Dunsmuir, CA 96025 Phone (530) 235-0839 Hours Open Every 1st and 3rd Saturday, Apr - Oct
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