Outreach Programs

We bring the museum to your classroom!

Our Outreach Programs bring the Sacramento History Museum into your classroom! All programming adheres to California Curriculum Standards. You may download an  Outreach Request Form here. Please note that you can type directly into the Word Document.

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First presentation $200
Each additional presentation $50
Mileage – Variable
School must be within 25 mile radius of Sacramento History Museum.



Two Week Rental $50

Read to schedule the Traveling Trunk? Click here for fill-able form.



We bring our educational programs to you! Each presentation is 1-hour long and is adapted for a classroom format. Outreach programs bring artifacts and activities to the classroom designed to make history come to life anywhere. Programs can accommodate up to 35 students.


We offer these programs for outreach in your classrooms:

  • History Mystery!
  • Nisenan: California Indians of the Sacramento Region
  • The Gold Rush (does not include gold panning)
  • Head West
  • Anchors Away
  • Agri-CULTURE


Traveling Trunk

Educators can now rent the Traveling Trunk, complete with easily adaptable lesson plans about the California Gold Rush. The trunk contains primary sources, historic artifacts, costumes and activities that will bring history to life in your classroom.

You can rent The Traveling Trunk in two-week increments which allow you the freedom and flexibility to enhance your curriculum at your own pace.


Have questions?

Please contact Zoey Jennings, the Education and Interpretive Programs Coordinator, at 916-808-6896, or at zjennings@sachistorymuseum.org.


Ready to schedule your Outreach Program?

Download our Outreach Request Form! Please note that you can type directly into the Word Document.

Please send completed forms to Zoey Jennings, the Education and Interpretive Programs Coordinator at zjennings@sachistorymuseum.org.

You can also fax in completed forms to 916-808-5100, or mail them to 101 I Street Sacramento, CA 95814.


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