Old Sac Paranormal Investigations

Do you wonder if Old Sacramento is haunted? Here’s your chance to find out! The Sacramento History Museum is proud to introduce Old Sac Paranormal Investigations. On this tour, our experienced guides will take you through historic buildings and spooky spots, not regularly open to the public, where you will hear the unsettling true history of what happened there. Using our paranormal equipment, you decide whether spirits of the past still linger in the present.

Join us for an evening of potential paranormal activity!

How does it work?

  • ​Guests get to use our handheld monitoring equipment
  • Guests may participate in group EVP experiences.
  • You can bring your own small handheld devices and download ghost-hunting apps ahead of time.

Please note! Guests MUST sign a waiver that they are aware of the various hazards associated with dimly lit buildings and paranormal investigations. This investigation is recommended for guests 15 and older. Minors under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Tickets are $40 per person, and each tour runs approximately one hour and thirty minutes.
Groups are limited to 15 people.


Investigation Site: Eagle Theatre

Dates: Thursday, August 4, 2022 7 p.m.
  Thursday, August 18, 2022 7 p.m.

The Eagle Theatre was the first permanent theatre to be built in the state of California, and was one of the earliest structures in the new city. It featured many different types of entertainment for a rough crowd of wild west pioneers and gold miners from the small but rapidly growing area.

Meet at: Sacramento History Museum, 101 I Street. Please arrive 15 minutes early.


Investigation Site: Hall, Luhrs

  Thursday, August 25, 2022 7 p.m.

During the California Gold Rush, 4 separate lots occupied this site. Tinsmiths, bootblacks, seamstresses, and prostitutes ran various businesses here. In 1865, those property owners raised their buildings for the 1865 street-elevation project. Join our knowledgeable guides to learn the unsettling true history of what happened there. 

Meet at: Sacramento History Museum, 101 I Street. Please arrive 15 minutes early.