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The Governor’s Mansion was built in the late 19th century and has been the official residence of the state governor through the 1960s. This mansion is filled with many different furnishings from the governor’s different families throughout the years. You also get to learn about famous people who have lived there and what their lives where like.
Old Sacramento History Museum
Inside this museum, you will find several different exhibits exploring local heritage and art, the gold rush, the city's history in general. The various galleries delve into the stories of the area's first inhabitants, the pioneers who first settled here during the gold rush, and life on the farm. Interactive exhibits 'bring to life the people and events of Sacramento and its unique place in the history of the state and nation'.
California State Capitol Museum
Here you will find antique furnishings and portraits of previous governors, exquisite architecture and rich political history along with a theater and gift shop to browse.
This zoo houses over 400 animals. They even have rare species, such as the snow leopard and red panda. Additionally, at the zoo, there is a butterfly and hummingbird garden. The zoo has lectures and tours available to boot!
The historic adobe compound has been the location of gold discoveries, a trade colony, the first non-Native American community of the area, and has also served as a way station along the California Trail.