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The Burnett Awards
The Burnett Awards return to the Sacramento History Museum, Thursday, October 6 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Each year, the Sacramento History Alliance honors Sacramento businesses that have met the test of time and become iconic treasures in our community. This year, we honor Arareity Jewelers, confections shop and bakery, Osaka-Ya, Julius Clothing, Lionakis Design, and The Tower Theater by Angelica. Don’t miss it!>> Buy Tickets
SacTown History Quest
Gather your family and friends to play SacTown History Quest! It’s a summertime history hunt, and Sacramento is a gold mine – full of history from the Gold Rush to yesterday. With a custom map and smartphone app, you’ll hunt for clues in downtown Sacramento. Discover it!>> Buy Tickets
Join the “ghosts” of early Sacramento to search for clues and solve true tales of Sacramento’s phantom past! Beware of wronged soiled doves, misidentified remains, and colorful Gold Rush characters. The guided walking tour lasts approximately one hour. (For 8 years and older. Tours will “depart” on Saturday evenings, October 15, 22, and 29. Ghost Tours are known to sell out. Get yours today!>> Buy Tickets
Go Underground 7-days-a-week! Mondays – Thursdays at 1 and 2:30 PM, Fridays at 10:30 am, 11 AM, NOON, 12:30 and 2 PM. Tours run Saturdays on the half-hour, starting at 10:30 AM until 2:30 PM. Sunday tours depart at 10:30 AM, 11, noon, 12:30, 1:30 and 2 PM. Includes museum admission!
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Old City Cemetery!
In September, we’re exploring the final resting place of the gold-seeking son of Alexander Hamilton, one of Nevada’s great silver barons, and we will bring our investigative equipment to the Pioneer Section of the cemetery.>> Buy Tickets
Gold Fever! Game
Join the Gold Rush by becoming one of the real-life characters who built Sacramento City. Can you hang onto your fortune while facing the city’s rock first years of flood, fire and disease? Will you go Boom… or Bust? Join us Saturdays at 11 am & 3 pm.>> Buy Tickets
Sacramento Living History’s Rummage Sale, Saturday, September 17 from 10am-3pm at 1002 2nd Street, Old Sacramento. The rummage sale will include clothing and hats spanning decades of history- think 1860’s-1980’s! Or check out the historic props and select furniture. All proceeds go to support our Sacramento Living History volunteer program.>> FREE ADMISSION
Become a Member!
Show your love and support for history by becoming a member. Enjoy free admission to the Sacramento History Museum, plus discounts in the Museum Store, tours, and special events.>> FIND OUT MORE
Museums for All
The Sacramento History Museum is proud to be part of Museums For All, making museums accessible to all. Present your SNAP EBT card and photo ID, and get $2 off Museum admission for up to four people.>>
California in Print
Our latest exhibit, with highlights from the Eleanor McClatchy Collection, includes items such as original Gold Rush era maps showing where gold could be found, letter sheets from 1850s miners, a page from the Gutenberg Bible, and dime novels from the 1870s and 1880s.>> More InformationWe're on YouTube!JoinVisitSocial Media
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