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Discovering Gold: Exploring the California Gold Rush

How did the discovery of gold change the state of California?

educator stands in front of exhibit case with gold pan and pick axe

Discovering Gold: Exploring the California Gold Rush

How did the discovery of gold change the state of California? Join Museum Educator Effie in the Gem and Mineral Hall and Becoming Los Angeles Exhibition, as she explains how this momentous discovery impacted the people and history of our state!

Standards Alignment

California HSS Standards: 3.2.4, 3.3.1-3, 3.5.1, 4.2.3, 4.3.3, 4.4.2