In support of the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, The Sacramento History Museum and its associated facility, the Sacramento Visitor’s Center, are temporarily closed. All Old Sacramento in-person Tours are also suspended. Please stay tuned to our social media and website for updates.

It's Our Birthday!

The Sacramento History Museum is turning 35. See what people have to say…

After Hours Date Night: An online frolic!

Excite your night with plenty of Gold Rush scandal and mayhem – from the safe comfort of your couch. Grab your honey and join us for After Hours Date Night: An online frolic!

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

Can’t get to the museum store? We’re bringing the store to you, starting with a selection of our books. All purchases support the Sacramento History Museum’s exhibitions, public & educational programs, facility improvements, and more, plus shipping is free.

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