Sacramento History Museum
Connecting People Through History
Welcome to the Sacramento History Museum, the only history museum devoted to Sacramento and it's California Gold Rush history! This museum is located in the heart of the Old Sacramento district, with plenty of additional attractions, shopping, and dining options to consider before or after this visit.
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'.
Field Trip groups will be able to participate in Sacramento History Programs, Gold Rush Programs, and tours such as Underground and Gold Fever!. Gold Fever! is a walking tour through Old Sacramento with a game to play along the way, perfect for student groups. There are general guided tours for 8-35 guests per group and they last about an hour each.