Central Sierra Historical Society

42642 Tollhouse Road
Shaver Lake, CA 93664



70 Million Years of History

Born of glacial ice and volcanic violence, shaped by shifting tectonic plates, the Sierra Nevada is a titanic sculpture 70 million years in the making. It's a timeless monument, forever entwined in the lives of people. It's about trees and homes, water and food, successes and failures, electricity and recreation, and promise and legacy. Today and forever, we are all a part of the Central Sierra and benefit from the abundance of its natural and human resources.

Seeing with New Eyes

The Museum of the Central Sierra is a total experience, here to provide you with new eyes to see things that are millions of years old and things that are beginning today. As you journey through the Museum you will begin to see the Central Sierra as you have never seen it before.

A Museum without Walls

The Museum of the Central Sierra is a museum without walls. Visitors interact with the Museum's programs and exhibits, and then move outward to the 20-acre site with its surrounding forest, interpretive trails and satellite displays.

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