Bohemia Gold Mining Museum

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  • During the summer months, July and August, we will be open Wednesday nights from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.  Come visit us as you attend the Concert In The Park at Bohemia Park
  • We love to show off our new establishment.  We are happy to set up tours for those interested.  Please call the museum or e-mail us to set up a convenient time.  The phone number is 541-942-5022 and our e-mail address is [email protected]  It may take a few days to respond to your call or e-mail
  • Our regular business hours are:  Open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday ... 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
  • We  are run by volunteers and our admission is a $2.00 suggested donation 
  • September - The BMOA (Bohemia Mine Owners Association) is looking to do a caravan up to the Bohemia Mountain teaching some of the history of the mountain.  Keep checking this site for more information as it comes in
  • Wayne Morse Historical Park Corporation:  WMHPC Summer Display:  July 15-August 31, 2017 at the Eugene Public Library, 100 West 10th Avenue, Eugene, First Floor Children's Section.  Check the website at www.waynemorse.org for more information
  • Lane County Historical Museum:  Lost Towns Revisiting Logging Communities exhibit is on display through November 4, 2017.  Travel back in time and see what life was like for working class families in Lane County through photographs, oral history, and their collection of logging tools.

            Bohemia Gold Mining Museum

Located in the old Boots and Sandals Square Dance Barn (The Red Barn),  just across from the Bohemia Park.  The museum is a living and expanding memorial to all miners, and to the rich history of gold mining activities in the Bohemia Mining District. The museum’s collection of photographs, tools, ore samples, and other artifacts pays tribute to the area’s gold mining history.   The museum is dedicated to the memory of Guy Leabo,  a long-time area miner with a passion to preserve the history of the Bohemia Mining District.   

                                                                                                            Many of the artifacts in the museum were donated from                                                                                                                           his personal collection.

Guy Leabo was the former owner of the mine at Crystal Basin.  He was also a mining historian and a collector of antique mining tools and equipment.  A life long resident of the area, he played a significant role in helping to preserve and promote the mining culture in Cottage Grove.

This life sized wood carving was carved by Floyd Davis using a California Redwood stump. The sculpture took three and a half years to complete.  A must see ...