History Awaits!

Please note: The Sacramento History Museum is currently closed for renovations.

The Sacramento History Museum is making a few changes and will be closed to the public beginning through the end of March 2019. Join us this spring for an exciting new floor plan and new exhibits on the rich history of early Sacramento. In celebration of our upcoming 10th season of the Old Sacramento Underground Tours, tours will continue to run daily from the Visitor Center at 1002 2nd Street.

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 daily 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 

To accommodate a morning event, the Museum will open at 11am on Wednesday December 20th.   

Also the museum will close early on New Year’s Eve.  Please call the Museum’s front desk for more information.


Admission Prices:
Sacramento History Museum Members – FREE
Adults (18+) – $8.00
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 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.