Gold Rush Experience Tours

Experience Sacramento’s Legacy

The Gold Rush Experience tours will resume April 2017, when you can learn firsthand about Sacramento’s boomtown origins and how the Gold Rush shaped this city.


Gold Rush era buildings serve as the backdrop as knowledgeable tour guides lead visitors through the Old Sacramento Historic District. Hear stories about miners, merchants, politicians, Pony Express riders, and all the disasters they overcame to help make Sacramento what it is today!

Private tours can be booked for up to 15 people for a flat rate of $225, based upon availability. Please call 916-808-7059 to schedule your tour.

Gold Rush Experience School Tours:

School Tours run all year long! To book a Gold Rush Experience school tour, please contact Me’Lisa James at or (916) 808-4980. Tour dates and times will depend on program availability. Please note that the museum has a strict 25-person maximum (including adults) per school tour.