SEE THE ORIGINAL STAGES that traveled the dusty roads of
California and made history.  Find them at these museums and
California State Parks:

Autry National Center of the American West
Museum of the American West

4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, Calif.  (323) 667-2000
View one of the rare, original California Stage Co. stagecoaches
manufactured by Abbott and Downing Company in the 1850s.

Banning Residence Museum
401 East Main Street
Wilmington, Calif. (310) 548-7777
See the stately Greek Revival home of Phineas Banning,
a famous California whip and stage line operator
and view an Express Wagon and other vehicles on exhibit.
Banning Residence Museum

Bernhard Museum Complex, Placer County Museums

291 Auburn-Folsom Road
Auburn, Calif. (530) 889-6500
The Colfax & Iowa Hill Stage No. 2 is located in the
carriage barn at the Bernhard Museum Complex.
It is owned by the Native Sons of the Golden West.
Bernhard Museum Complex

Carriage & Western Art Museum, Pershing Park
129 Castillo Street
Santa Barbara, Calif. (805) 962-2353 
Original stages are on exhibit in the museum.
Carriage and Western Art Museum

Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park

at the Gold Discovery Museum in Coloma 
Highway 49 between Placerville and Auburn.
Auburn, Calif. (530) 295-2173 
See a rare early, conserved—but not restored—L. Downing & Sons stagecoach,
 built between 1847-1850 and on display in the park museum.
Marshall Gold Discovery SHP

Mendocino County Museum

400 E. Commercial Street
 Mendocino, Calif. (707) 459-2736 
The Cloverdale and Greenwood Stage is displayed
along with other horse-drawn vehicles.
Mendocino County Museum

Museum of San Diego History
San Diego Historical Society
1649 El Prado, Suite #3
San Diego, Calif. (619) 232- 6203 
Concord Coach No. 158 carried passengers and mail between
San Diego, El Cajon, Lakeside and Julian between 1886 and 1910.
San Diego Historical Society

Old Sacramento State Historic Park
Old Sacramento, Calif. (916) 445-7387 
A restored Concord stagecoach c.1891, People’s Line Grass Valley & Nevada,
is displayed in the B.F. Hastings Building at 2nd & J Streets.
Wells Fargo in Old Sacramento

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

San Diego Avenue and Twiggs Street
San Diego, Calif. (619) 688-3398
Visit the Seeley Stable Museum to see a Celerity Wagon and a Mud Wagon on exhibit.
Seeley Stable Museum

The Wells Fargo History Museum in the
Colorado House on the Plaza displays a Concord Coach.
Wells Fargo Stagecoach, Old Town San Diego SHP

Paso Robles Pioneer Museum
2010 Riverside Avenue
Paso Robles, Calif.  (805) 239-4556 
Visit the museum to see some of the early
transportation vehicles used in California.
Paso Robles

Pioneer Yosemite History Center

Yosemite National Park
Mariposa, Calif. (209) 372-0200 
Displayed are an 11-passenger mud wagon built by
McDonald of Merced, California and used by Stoddard Stage Lines
and a mud wagon built by Henderson of Stockton, California
and used by Yosemite Stage & Turnpike Co.
Pioneer Yosemite History Center

Placer County Museum
Courthouse,101 Maple Street
Auburn, Calif. (530) 889-6500 
The Colfax, Yankee Jim & Forest Hill Stage No. 1 is on
exhibit on the first floor of the historic Courthouse.
Placer County Museum

San Juan Bautista State Historic Park

Second Street, between Washington and Mariposa Streets
San Juan Bautista, Calif. (831)-623-4526 
Visit the Plaza Stable to see the New Idria Stage is on exhibit.
San Juan Bautista SHP

Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum & Parks-Janeway Carriage House

3596 Sagunto Street
Santa Ynez, Calif. (805) 688-7889
The Parks-Janeway Carriage House houses an outstanding
collection of more than 36 horse-drawn vehicles,
among them several fine stagecoaches.
Santa Ynez

The Sharpsteen Museum

1311 Washington Street
Calistoga, Calif.  (707) 942 5911
A restored Mud Wagon is displayed in a
diorama in the museum.
Sharpsteen Stage

Shasta State Historic Park

Highway 299, 3 miles west of Redding
Redding, Calif.  (530) 225-2065
The North Trinity Stage Mud Wagon built by
Henderson of Stockton, California
is on exhibit in the park’s historic Pioneer Barn.
Shasta State Historic Park

South Yuba River State Historic Park

17660 Pleasant Valley Road
Penn Valley (530) 432-2546
See the longest, single-span covered bridge in the world
built for freight and stage traffic,
along with an early express wagon on display in the nearby barn.

Wells Fargo History Museum
333 S. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, Calif. (213) 253-7166
Wells Fargo Museum Los Angeles

Wells Fargo History Museum

400 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, Calif. (916) 440-4161
Wells Fargo History Museum, Sacramento