Gold Fever Text

Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for youths age 6 to 17. Children 5 and under are free; however, the tour is not recommended for this age group. Reservations are recommended since tours do sell out. Please note that tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. Tours run rain or shine – please dress for the weather, […]


Status: $15/hour, min 8hrs/week-max 16hrs/week   About the Sacramento History Alliance: The Sacramento History Alliance (SHA) is dedicated to making Sacramento’s history accessible to all. In partnership with the City and County of Sacramento, SHA operates the Sacramento History Museum, creates interpretive programs in Old Sacramento, and supports programs, events, and collections care at the […]

Outreach Coordinator

A non-exempt, part-time position under the Fair Labor Standards Act The Outreach Coordinator assists in operating the Sacramento History Museum’s school and community outreach programs. This position may be right for you if you have an enthusiasm for history and get excited about teaching others. The Coordinator must like working with a wide-range of ages […]

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History lives here at the Sacramento History Museum, and many hands make our success happen. We are grateful for the support which make our ideas a reality. Please consider making a donation on Giving Tuesday to keep our programs growing. In 2019, we added Second Saturdays at the Museum showcasing a variety of activities via […]

December 30, 1874

On this day in 1874, Dr. John Frederick Morse passed away at the age of 59. Morse was born December 27, 1815 in Essex Vermont. He practiced medicine in New York. Morse came to California aboard the ship the Humboldt looking for better health and a little gold fever helped as well. After mining for […]

tour guides

  Seasonal Tour Guide (This is a part-time, non-exempt position.) The Sacramento History Museum is looking for reliable self-starters with can-do attitude, integrity, enthusiasm, a sense of fun and a driven work ethic, to lead Old Sacramento Underground Tours, Gold Fever! Tours and Underground After Hours Tours in the Old Sacramento Historic District. Tour guides […]