The El Dorado Museum collection is cited in the original school house number 246 which opened in 1870.
The school rooms and out-sheds house a large variety of items. Social and domestic purpose items are irons, ovens, pots, butter churns, scales, phonographs and cylinders, school items such as readers and school papers, lodge regalia, costumes and textiles, books, bottles, toys, silver and pewter objects, porcelain and china.
Mining history is displayed at El Dorado Museum. Gold and tin mining relics from the Cock's El Dorado gold and tin dredge as well as various mines in the area, photographic history of the mining form 1850 until 1950.
Agricultural implements such as drays, ploughs, traction and steam engines, reapers, binders, Cahoon seed spreader, corn sheller, dray harness, animal traps, wine press, farm carts.
Blacksmith's shop has a fireplace, bellows, anvil, hammers and other tools, horseshoes. The tools are wood workers hand tools, saws and mining implements.
Genealogy is displayed from school records, cemetery records World War one records and some photos, lodge and church records, mining records.
El Dorado Museum have War memorabilia from helmets and medals to souvenirs and bayonets. they also have a collection of gemstones and minerals.
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