Our new exhibit, with highlights from the Eleanor McClatchy Collection, includes items such as original Gold Rush era maps showing where gold could be found, letter sheets from 1850s miners, a page from the Gutenberg Bible, and dime novels from the 1870s and 1880s.
We’re excited to announce in-person summer camps for 2021! Full-day camps will be split with mornings held outdoors and afternoons (hottest part of the day) indoors. Enrollment is limited. Sign up now!
By request, we now have Howard the Printer shirts and face masks! Our volunteer docent Howard is a viral TikTok star who shares his knowledge of our historic printing presses to a vast worldwide audience. Now, you can purchase your very own Howard the Printer shirt or mask when you visit the Museum Store or shop our online Museum Store.
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.
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.
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.