Museum Association

Preserving, Protecting & Promoting History

The Plumas County Museum Association, formed in 1971, is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, private, membership-sponsored, nonprofit society dedicated to preserving, protecting, and promoting the history of Plumas County through the Plumas County Museum. It is governed by a membership-elected, seven-member Board of Trustees.

Maintaining Area History

The museum association owns and maintains the 1878 Variel Home as well as the 1859 Goodwin Law Office, the oldest continually used law office in the State of California.


The museum is funded solely through memberships and donations, which are tax-deductible.

Museum Association Memberships

Quarterly newsletters, special events, free admission to the museum and a 10% discount on store items are some of the benefits of membership. There are six levels of membership to choose from. To become a member, submit the completed application form to:
500 Jackson Street
Quincy, CA 9591

For More Information

If you have any questions, please email Museum Director Scott Lawson at (530) 283-6320.