The Sacramento History Museum is closed per
California Department of Public Health’s guidelines for COVID-19.

The Sacramento History Museum Store will be closed from Saturday, January 16
through Monday, January 18, 2020.
We invite to visit our online store at
or to enjoy one of our free virtual Anytime Tours

All tours are cancelled.

We will continue to offer online events, as well as virtual school field trips,
and resources for K-12 students learning at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Learn more about our safety precautions.

Bookbinding Bonanza!

Join us for Bookbinding Bonanza: Pamphlets, Accordions, and More, Jan. 23, 30, & Feb. 6! Tied into the museum’s newest exhibit, California in Print, learn one of the crafts behind producing printed media, binding books!

Typography: Then & Now

Join us for an online workshop, January 31st at 12:00 pm as we delve into the use of typography in history and modern design.

Gold Fever Games!

Learn about Sacramento’s boomtown origins and how the Gold Rush influenced our developing city in this one hour long guided walking game through the Historic District of Old Sacramento. Tours will be limited to ten guests to maintain safe distancing.

Virtual School Programs

The Sacramento History Museum Education Programs are going virtual for Fall 2020! Join us as we  instantly connect students with learning opportunities they may not get to experience otherwise. And it can all happen from the comfort of a computer.

Home Made History

Missing your Field Trips? We’re bringing the museum right to your home… with activities, games, videos, coloring pages and so much more. You’ll have so much fun, you won’t even know you are learning!

Virtual Tours

We are bringing Old Sacramento to you! Sit back while you explore and experience a new side of what life was like in 19th century Sacramento with gripping true stories that follow in the footsteps of murderers, ne’er-do-wells and common citizens alike.

Museum Store

The Museum Store is open! Come by and find that one-of-a-kind gift you’ve been searching for. All purchases support the Sacramento History Museum’s exhibitions, public & educational programs, facility improvements, and more.

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