Griffith Quarry Museum 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Corner of Taylor and Rock Springs Roads, Penryn
View exhibits on granite quarrying, the Penryn Granite Works business, the history of Penryn and the Griffith Family. Hands-on exhibits and a guided tour of the Quarry Park at 8:30 am.
Normal Hours of Operation: Saturday and Sunday 12:00-4:00
Rocklin History Museum 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
3895 Rocklin Rd., Rocklin
View exhibits on Rocklin pioneers, buildings and granite quarrying plus extensive photographs and interpretation of J.P. Whitney and his land holdings. Granite splitting demonstration at 11:00 am – you can’t miss this!
Normal Hours of Operation: Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday 1:00-4:00
Two big things to note: Guided Tour of the historic Griffith Quarry pits at 8:30 am at the Griffith Quarry Park and Museum (before the heat) and a live granite splitting demonstration at the Rocklin History Museum at 11:00 am!
Both museums are air conditioned inside!
For the full Heritage Trail calendar and for information on the Student Scavenger Hunt, please scroll to the post below.