MISSION STATEMENT: Our mission is to preserve and protect The Ridge heritage through our collection and artifacts and with community education program.
Supporting the Museum supports our community programs such as the Maidu and Pioneer School programs, Days of Living History, and Gold Nugget Days. The School programs reach thousands of school age children through out Butte County. Day of living History and Gold Nugget Days reach several thousand people exposing participants to local history. The museum is also trying to upgrade and expand its library and research capacities making local history more accessible to the public.