Museums and Historical Sites
Mariposa Museum
Scene from the Mariposa Museum & History Center

Explore Historic Sites in Mariposa County

Take a walking tour of historic buildings including The Mariposa Courthouse - the oldest functioning courthouse in California.

Visit the Mariposa Museum & History Center and the California State Mining and Mineral Museum.

Drive scenic State Highway 49. This historic highway follows the trail blazed by '49ers during California's Gold Rush and links 19th century mining towns. Plan a day to travel the 320 mile route (approx. 8 hours) beginning or ending your trip at Highland House Inn.

Explore historic towns Hornitos and Coulterville