Welcome to The Rand Desert Museum web site. Please use the navigation above to view historical information relating to specific areas. The links on the left are for information about the museum and other info which relates to the entire Rand Desert area. To view a larger version of ANY image on the web site, simply click it. Then click again to return. Enjoy your stay and please visit us if you are ever near Randsburg.
The Rand Desert Museum is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and protecting the cultural and architectural history of the Rand Mining District and adjacent historic sites in the Upper Mojave Desert Region of California. Information about the communities of Randsburg, Johannesburg, Red Mountain (Osdick), Atolia, Garlock, Saltdale, and Cantil may be found at the museum. In addition we have information and displays about Burro Schmidt’s Tunnel and other mines in the area.