Bohemia Gold Mining Museum
Located in the former 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
REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS
Thursday, Friday: 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am to 4:00pm
AFTER HOURS: email: Bohemiagoldminingmuseum@gmail.com
Or the museum: 541-942-5022
If you are traveling through town and would like to see the museum during non-business hours, please contact Craig at: 541-517-3146 to see if he is available to open up for you to see.
We would be happy to set up a tour for those who are interested.
Please call: 541-942-5022 or 541-726-5350
Or email: Bohemiagoldminingmuseum@gmail.com
NOTE: Please leave a message. It may take a few days for us to get back to you.
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.
September 24 - History Pub at the WOW Hall put on by Lane County History Museum. 7:00 pm program, doors open at 6. Dr. Dennis Jenkins, UO: Old Poop and the Peopling of the Americas.
October 22 - History Pub at the WOW Hall put on by Lane County History Museum. 7:00 pm, doors open at 6:00 pm. Author R. Gregory Nokes: The Troubling Life of Peter Burnett.