The Sacramento History Museum is closed per
California Department of Public Health’s guidelines for COVID-19.

The Sacramento History Museum Store is open Tuesday through Sunday,
from 10am – 5pm, with last patrons admitted at 4:40.
We invite to visit our online store at
or to enjoy one of our free virtual Anytime Tours

All tours are cancelled.

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.

Howard the Printer

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. 

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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