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Sacramento History Museum

101 I St, Sacramento, CA 95814-2204
+1 916-808-7059
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Good overview

Interesting and good overview about the city development. For us it was the first time we dealt... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bielefeld, Germany
via mobile
Underground Tour A Must do in Sacramento

We did not tour the museum (which looked as good if you like museums); but the tour we took from... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Lago Vista, Texas
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101 I St, Sacramento, CA 95814-2204
+1 916-808-7059
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting and good overview about the city development. For us it was the first time we dealt with a cities history in the US and we got helpful information to understand it and see how the history influences the present.

Thank Christof79
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We did not tour the museum (which looked as good if you like museums); but the tour we took from here was exceptionally good. For only $15 a walking tour with performer dressed in character, the headphones were excellent so you did not have to...More

Thank lakechiro
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We did both Gold Fever and Underground Tours. Both guides were funny, nice and enthusiasts! Great Storytelling of Old Sacramento, history, buildings, life and people who lived here back then.

Thank Elk2016
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Having never been to Sacramento before, the history of the region was quite new. Very interesting, the lay-out of the whole area where the museum is located is worth the trip all by itself. But the museum was excellent and well worth the admission price.

Thank Jerry F
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

It was neat to look at all of these things but it wasn't very fun unless you sign up for a tour guide and they only give tours at certain times and we even got there early and the tour was booked. So we looked...More

Thank Juli K
Reviewed 18 August 2017

A must see for California history buffs. On this hot day it was nice to cool off inside this museum and enjoy displays from the early days of our state. Good for an hour or two visit when your in Old Town Sac. If you...More

Thank ragsdad
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I went when there was a large interactive display for children - they seemed to be really having a good time. The displays change on a regular basis, and there is a lot to observe. It isn't a place to "run" through in a hurry....More

Thank SanFranciscoFan1939
Reviewed 7 July 2017

The exhibits were not well done and followed no logical time frame. Much more information was available in the Wells Fargo Museum at Old Sacramento which is free unlike this Museum.

Thank jephm
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This is a small exhibit that covers lots of territory since the gold rush period. There is also a story of how Old Sacramento was restored, with both good and bad aspects of the project.

Thank CarrollZahn
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Easy to get to museum (short walk from Old Sacramento), and well worth the visit. Especially interesting is the presentation of the history of Asian immigrants being brought to California, and of their treatment during WWII.

Thank Erik R
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