BOLT'S ANTIQUE TOOL MUSEUM (BATM) - now has on display over 12,000 of the most important items ever invented by mankind, 'HAND TOOLS'.
This makes BATM the only known location of its kind in the
BATM is bursting at the walls with displays, history,
cataloging, information, and extremely knowledgeable docents to
help in maintaining these things that most of us take for
granted in our everyday lives.
We are in need of your help! We would very much like
to become a self sufficient, self supporting member of the local
Your donation will be used only for helping to make BATM a
self supporting member of the community and if you would be so
kind as to help us in our endeavor to become the most unique
museum of its kind in the world and a self supporting member of
the local community we look forward to having you on board this
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The museum which opened in 2006 has tools that have been used in the United States and also displays tools from 4000 years ago including those thought to be made by Egyptians and Romans in 400 B.C. A barbed-wire collection, old gas pumps, blacksmith tools and 125 tools representing 51 different railroads provides insight into earlier days in the United States. A gift shop which has many memorable items including a special $1.00 table for tools to take home and fun custom greeting cards with a tool flair theme are now available.
Consider purchasing a
Museum Passport which entitles the holder and up to three
guests to visit five of Oroville’s Museums anytime during a
twelve month period.
Passports are reasonably priced at $25.00, make a great gift
item, and can be purchased at Bolt’s Museum or
ALWAYS SOMETHING “NEW” AND INTERESTING AT
OROVILLE, CA – JULY 10, 2012 –
Bolt’s Antique Tool Museum in Oroville will have a “display of
the month” featuring timely and interesting topics and items.
This month as we celebrate the birth of our nation. Bud
Bolt, the founder of the museum, received a donation of a 48
star American flag with what appears to be a bullet hole in it.
The flag was raised in
The museum which opened in 2006 not only has tools that have
been used in the United States, but also has tools from 4000
years ago including those thought to be made by Egyptians and
Romans in 400 B.C. A barbed-wire collection, old gas pumps,
blacksmith tools and 125 tools representing 51 different
railroads provides insight into earlier days in the
Bring a copy of the newspaper article to the