Empire Mine

State Historic Park


Empire Mine State Historic Park 

The Empire Mine is one of the oldest, largest, deepest, longest and richest gold mines in California. The mine and park are state-protected sites. The park’s museum contains a scale model of the underground workings of the Empire/Star mine complex, exhibits of ore samples from local mines, a recreated Assay Office and a collection of minerals. There are also 13 acres of scenic gardens to tour.