Welcome to the Sacramento History Museum.
We are open 7 days-a-week from 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.
with last tickets sold at 4:30 P.M.

Community Arts Quilt Project

Culled from “Listening Circles” across Sacramento County, girls and women 15 to 85, created their responses to “What do Women and Girls in Sacramento need?”  Nearly 200 vibrant quilt panels help us understand the issues, opportunities and challenges unique to Sacramento County women.

History Camp is Coming!

The Sacramento History Museum is excited to announce History Camps for 2023, hosted at 1002 2nd Street in Old Sacramento. Camp will take place outside in front of the Sacramento History Museum and inside the Museum located at 101 I Street.

We will offer two camps, History Mystery and Life Long Ago. One week will be for ages 6 – 9, then a week for ages 10 – 12. Spaces will fill up fast. Register now!

March Tours!

Tis a grand month to share an adventure! Join us for some time-traveling fun! Go Underground 7-days-a-week! Mondays – Fridays at 1 PM and 2:30 PM. Tours run Saturdays and Sundays at new times. Check our schedule to t he right! Your tour ticket includes museum admission!



Paranormal Investigations

Is Old Sacramento haunted? Here’s your chance to find out! Join Old Sac Paranormal Investigations. Visit historic buildings and spooky spots, not regularly open to the public, where you will hear the unsettling true history of what happened there. Using our paranormal equipment, you decide whether spirits of the past still linger in the present.

Gold Fever! Game

Join the Gold Rush by becoming one of the real-life characters who built Sacramento City. Can you hang onto your fortune while facing the city’s rock first years of flood, fire and disease? Will you go Boom… or Bust? Join us Saturdays at 11 am & 1 pm.

Museums for All

The Sacramento History Museum is proud to be part of Museums For All, making museums accessible to all. Present your SNAP EBT card and photo ID, and get Museum admission for $2.00. Offer good for up to four people.

California in Print

This exhibit features highlights from the Eleanor McClatchy Collection. This exhibit recounts stories of adventure, hardship, discovery, and triumph, and highlights how perceptions of this new paradise evolved over time.