The Sacramento History Museum resumes temporary closure effective Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020,
until further notice due to Sacramento County’s purple tier status
under California Department of Public Health’s guidelines for COVID-19.

The Museum Store will remain open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm.
Last admission to the store is 4:30 pm.

Underground Tours will be closed, however Gold Fever! Game Tours
will continue on Fridays with groups limited to ten.

Masks will be required for all activities.

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.

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.


Looking for the perfect gift for the adventurous time-traveler in your life? Look no further. Our Gift Certificates are just the ticket!

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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