Our Grand Re-opening is Saturday, March 30!

We can’t wait for you to join us for our Grand Re-opening, all day, Saturday, March 30. Museum admission will be FREE. Join us for an exciting new floor plan and fun activities all day, from special activities and demonstrations, storytelling, magic tricks, a selfie station… hourly prize giveaways, and did we mention Sarsaparilla floats outside the museum from 11AM to 3PM?

And that’s only the beginning…

March 30, 2019 is Everyone’s a Kid Day for our Gold Fever! Game, To celebrate the Museum’s re-opening, we’re making everyone a kid! Adults pay youth prices, $8, and kids 6-17 get in the game FREE. Book your tickets now, because they will be gone before you can say Eureka!


March is also Museum Membership Month

Not a member? March is the best time to join! All this month, new Sacramento History Museum members will receive an extra two months of membership benefits for free. In addition, all new members will also receive two complimentary “Gold Fever! Game” tickets to use in our 2019 tour season. Click Here to see all the exciting benefits you’ll receive when you become a member.


Winter Schedule is Set for Old Sacramento Tours!

Join us for an Underground Tour,  Monday – Thursday at 1pm, Friday at 1pm & 2:30pm, and Saturday and Sunday at 11:30am & 1pm.

Our popular Gold Fever Game! Tours are back by demand, Saturday & Sunday at 2:30pm.

All tours depart from the Visitor’s Center at 1001 I Street. Tours fill up quickly, so book your space now!  Click Here for the Tour Page.


Join us for the Gold Spike Lecture Series

Timed to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, the Sacramento History Museum – in partnership with the California State Railroad Museum, Center for Sacramento History and the Crocker Art Museum – is proud to present the Gold Spike Lecture Series that will take place April through September 2019. 

Earmarked by an exciting line-up of guest speakers and a variety of compelling topics, the lectures and book signing events will take place at the Sacramento History Museum, the California Railroad Museum, and the Crocker Art Gallery. For more information, Click Here.  


Old Sacramento History Camp is Coming!

Registration is now open for History Camp 2019! Old Sacramento History Camp is a day camp for children in 1st -7th grade, that provides a safe, fun, and educational experience.  Campers take part in field trips to historic sites and museums in the Sacramento area, arts and crafts, games, and outdoor activities.  History Camp Directors create daily schedules that ensure there is never a dull moment at camp. Spots fill up quickly, so register now! To find out more, Click Here.


It’s Time For Field Trips!

We are still accepting school programs and will continue to hold school programs using Old Sacramento as our classroom. Programs include  Sacramento History programs, Gold Rush programs, Underground, Gold Fever! tours, and more. To find out more, Click Here.







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