History Awaits!

The Sacramento History Museum is located in the heart of Historic Old Sacramento.  We are located next to the beautiful Sacramento River and two buildings away from the California State Railroad Museum.  We are also minutes away from fine and family dining, shopping, and entertainment.

Sacramento History Museum
101 I Street, Old Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 808-7059

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Regular Museum Hours:
Open Monday through Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Please note we accept our last admission at 4:30 p.m.

Holiday Hours:
The Sacramento History Museum will be closed on the following holidays:

  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Day 


Admission Prices:
Sacramento History Museum Members – FREE
Adults (18+) – $10.00
Youth (6-17) – $5.00
Children (0-5) – FREE

Please call our front desk to confirm admission, hours, and special events.

Payment Options:
We accept the following forms of payment:  cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.

The Sacramento History Museum is proud to be part of Museums For All, an initiative of the Institute of Library and Museum Services to make museums accessible to all. Present your SNAP EBT card and photo ID for free Museum admission for up to four people. 

The Sacramento History Museum is accessible to persons with disabilities.  Wherever possible, access to exhibits is facilitated by elevator and ADA accessible aisle width.  Additional assistance may be available upon request from our friendly staff.  Please call our front desk for more information at (916) 808-7059.