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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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Getting to know Sacramento

This little fort has a lot to offer. It's rich with history from the early days of Sacramento. It's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ron H
via mobile
A good recreation

Admission costs $5 & the only parking is meters on the street. The fort is large & the recreation... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Kansas City, Kansas
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Recreation of John Sutter's fort.
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  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
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2701 L St, Sacramento, CA 95816-5613
+1 916-445-4422
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little fort has a lot to offer. It's rich with history from the early days of Sacramento. It's priced low and great for all ages. The audio tour (no extra charge) is informative and let's you set your own pace. They have special events...More

Thank Ron H
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Admission costs $5 & the only parking is meters on the street. The fort is large & the recreation is very good. However, there is no exhibit or film that provides an overview or tells the history of why this place is important.

Thank harryatkck
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

It took about an hour. The setting is like in a movie though the some of the stories behind are sad. Its a hidden gem for history visit in Sacramento. It might be better if there's a real person guide to learn more about the...More

Thank tttttinac
Reviewed 17 October 2017

In the heart of Sacramento, Sutter's Fort is one of the most important historic buildings in the state and one of the largest and most extensive buildings from the Mexican or Spanish eras of California history. Although part has been reconstructed and renovated, part is...More

Thank jenedc2016
Reviewed 15 October 2017

My history buff 8 year old loved it. The audio was very helpful to understand the experience of the early Californios.

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 15 October 2017

September 11, 2107 - After visiting the Capitol Building, we drove a short distance to Sutter's Fort State Historic Park. We were able to find free street parking and walked around to the main entrance to the Fort. Adult admission is $5 on regular days...More

Thank JerryH9905
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Step back in history and experience what life was like during the gold rush. Went here as a kid and loved it, now taking my kids HD they loved it.

Thank Maiya L
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A real Fort in the middle of the city. Knowledgeable people telling the story in different places. The carpenter, the traveller, the merchant etc. It looks real and feels real and listening to the stories is like a timemachine. I love history and could spend...More

Thank Kytting
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

You can the tour of the fort or some can be bored. If you are a history buff you will like waking into quite a number is some rooms explaining a period of time and enjoy it or you may finding less than exciting. It...More

Thank Allan D
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Our tour visited this park after a long afternoon at the Railroad Museum and Downtown Sacramento. We were greeted by a ranger and given an orientation on the park before going out to see all of the small historic rooms. Note, many of the rooms...More

Thank SueZCue
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20 September 2017|
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Response from Jimmy S | Reviewed this property |
With a New, Enhanced & Family-Friendly Format, Friends of Sutter’s Fort Proudly Presents “The Haunted Fort” on October 27-28 Also New This Year, B Street Theatre Company Performers To Add a Dramatic Flair to the Evening... More
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.