Arts & Culture, Family, Tours

Downtown Sac for The History Buff

Shea GuntherMaher

oldsac_028Ready for a history lesson? Take a deep dive into Sacramento’s rich history through eye-opening museums and tours:

Old Sacramento Underground Tours take you beneath the city to uncover the legends that lie below our buildings and sidewalks. Explore excavated pathways as you hear tales of devastation, perseverance, and determination that led to California’s only successful street-raising project.

nicholas wray, sacramento photographerDelve into our region’s rich and diverse heritage at the Sacramento History Museum with exhibitions including Gold, Greed, & Speculation: The Beginnings of Sacramento City and a 19th century print shop.

Step aboard restored locomotives at the California State Railroad Museum as you learn how railroads have shaped people’s lives, the economy, and the unique culture of California and the West.