Dunsmuir Museum

The Dunsmuir Railroad Depot Historical Society has re-opened the Dunsmuir Museum, located at the Dunsmuir Depot on Sacramento Avenue. The Depot Society recovered the original Dunsmuir Museum sign and restored it at the entrance.

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Depot Society Members and Dunsmuir High School Seniors have prepared four rooms showing Dunsmuir’s bright railroad history.

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The Dunsmuir Museum features display panels of the first settlers in the area, Native American Indians, the Alexander Dunsmuir story, Dunsmuir town/site names and Dunsmuir railroad facilities.

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For our angler fans, we have a fly fishing exhibit to commemorate Dunsmuir’s abundant sport fishing.

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The Elinore Van Fossen Harrison Native American Basket Collection, our newest exhibit, and an arrowhead collection are also on display.


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The public is encourage to donate or loan Dunsmuir-related items to further preserve the history of the town.  Please call Phyllis Skalko at (530) 235-0839 for more information.