Gustine Historical Society
The Gustine Museum is housed in the former Merced County Justice Court/Jail. It is located at 397 4th Street, Highway 33, Gustine. This historic building, built in 1911 served the City of Gustine until abandoned in 1980. The building was leased to the Gustine Historical Society in 1985. It reopened in 1990 after extensive renovation as the Gustine Museum. In 1996 the building was designated a California Point of Historic Interest.
Hours: Thursday and Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is free. Donations are accepted.
The Gustine Museum is staffed by volunteer guides/docents. Visitors from all over the world have toured the old courthouse which is also a fomer jail.
If you are interested in serving as a volunteer guide/docent call the Gustine Historical Society 209-854-6455 Sunday or Thursday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.