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Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park

2701 L St, Sacramento, CA 95816-5613
+1 916-445-4422
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Interesting but I don't think I'd make a special trip

Stopped on the way back from San Francisco to Reno. Nice and informative little site but only spent... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
egp0428
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Nevada
via mobile
Fascinating!

I went here while visting family in the area and I found it so interesting! I didn't know much... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
AKgrown_goes_to_Indo
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Nikiski, Alaska
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Recreation of John Sutter's fort.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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2701 L St, Sacramento, CA 95816-5613
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+1 916-445-4422
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped on the way back from San Francisco to Reno. Nice and informative little site but only spent 90 minutes. They have a lot of info I didn't know about the go mid game of Sacramento. It also touched on the Donner Party.

Thank egp0428
Reviewed 5 days ago

I went here while visting family in the area and I found it so interesting! I didn't know much about that era of history and so it was really fascinating to learn about the early days of Western expansion into CA, and how significant the...More

Thank AKgrown_goes_to_Indo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Much more than we expected. Seeing the children dressed up and reacting with the instructors was rejuvinating. Some parts of the narration were not quite accurate. The Carronades were not made in England but in a village in Scotland called Carron.

Thank anglerman50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting history to get familiar with. Audio explanations were very informative around the different rooms in the fort. Video was just the right length.

Thank SanFrancisco2121
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Great place to learn about California history. It is well maintained, clean, and the docents are top notch.

Thank Starr Lynn P
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This night me and my boys will never forget. We purchased tickets in advance which is recommended. The tour was full. I was the only adult w small children. I explained to my boys they had to be extremely well behaved and quiet. They did...More

2  Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Great folks doing reinactments. Terrific for kids to know their history. Fun to walk around. Parking close.

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent reenactment of life in mid-19th century North America. There is plenty to see, and if you are a child in a school party, plenty to do and experience. The history of the fort and its founder is told in narrative boards,...More

1  Thank Mike Y
Reviewed 1 May 2017

...and every school district within driving range makes it here with kids throughout the school year, so keep that in mind, Monday thru Friday. For history buffs, it is worth the time. It definitely feels out of place now, with all of downtown Sacramento rising...More

1  Thank buzzdaman56
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Walking through Sutter's Fort's displayed was so very interesting. For anyone wanting to know about CA history, tour Sutter's Fort. Seeing Patty Reed's doll (from the Donner Party) was a highlight for me. It was a relaxing Sunday afternoon to enjoy a walk through history.

1  Thank Pauline T
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miriam_snow
How much does the museum cost?
14 September 2016|
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Response from Maggi330 | Reviewed this property |
Admission: Adults $5, Youth $3, (ages 5 to 17), Children under five are free. Special event pricing can apply, please contact Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (916) 445-4422 for pricing updates.
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