Sacramento History Museum

Sacramento History Museum



Think about Sacramento’s past and the Gold Rush comes to mind.  But that’s only part of the story.

The Sacramento History Museum is dedicated to Sacramento’s rich and diverse history.  Our galleries and exhibits explore the history and stories of the area’s first inhabitants, the pioneers who settled here during the Gold Rush, life on the farm, and more.  The Museum also features interactive exhibits that bring to life the people and events of Sacramento and its unique place in the

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Sacramento History Museum

101 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814


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Accessibility Information

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.


Metered parking can be found on the streets of Old Sacramento or in the Old Sacramento Parking Garage on 2nd and I Streets.


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:
Please note that the Sacramento History Museum will be closed on the following holidays:
Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day.
The Museum will close early on New Year’s Eve and may close early on select other days. Please call the Museum’s front desk for more information.


Admission Prices: Sacramento History Museum Members – FREE Adults (18+) – $6.00 Youth (6-17) – $4.00 Children (0-5) – FREE


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