Folsom History Museum

New exhibit wrapped in nostalgia

The Folsom History Museum is presenting its 35th annual Vintage Quilt and Clothing show titled “A Bundle of Joy,” which displays vintage quilts as well as antique baby ...

Explore Folsom’s Jewish heritage at new exhibit

Little known Jewish communities of the Gold Rush era are the focus of a new exhibit at the Folsom History Museum. Western States Jewish History editor Victoria Fisch wanted to bri ...

Explore Victorian-style fashion at new Folsom exhibit

A new exhibit titled “Slaves to Fashion” at Folsom History Museum showcases the beautiful and extreme elements of women’s style during the Victorian and Edwardian ...

Gotelli captures spirit of Santa in new book

Dolph Gotelli is known worldwide as Father Christmas because of his extensive collection of Christmas memorabilia and exhibits. Starting at the age of 6 when he acquired his first ...

Find the worth of your grandma’s antiques at Folsom History Museum's Evaluation Day

The Folsom History Museum’s “Out of Grandma’s Trunk Mini Evaluation Day” will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, July 20, at the Folsom History Museum, 823 S ...

Folsom museum's holiday exhibit adds bygone-era cheer to Sutter Street

FOLSOM, CA - If you’ve been waiting for Santa, your wait is over. Folsom History Museum’s annual holiday exhibit is open and ready to get you in to the holiday spirit. ...

Antique quilts are here

I just want to let everyone know that the annual Antique Quilt Show is up and running and is as beautiful as ever at the Folsom History Museum. Our oldest quilt this year is a rar ...

Saying goodbye to a history buff

Karen Mehring, the lovely lady who oversees the Folsom History Museum, is bidding adieu to Folsom. Mehring’s husband has accepted a job with the U.S. State Department. Soon, she ...

Bridging the past and present

Sitting on the banks of the American River, Folsom has always had one engineering feat to aid its transportation needs — bridges. And in celebration of the city’s newest bridge ...