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Historic Old Sacramento

Discover ‘Happy History Hour’

Let history make you happy. The Sacramento Children’s Museum is offering a special adults-only “History Happy Hour.” It will be on a Wednesday evening. Interested museum guests will enjoy wine, beer, coffee, bottled water and light snacks in a pub-like setting while participating in a history-related trivia game that will include fun prizes for the […]

Visit the underground in Sacramento

It’s the best time of year to experience what Old Sacramento Underground Tours have to offer. Hidden beneath the city for nearly 150 years, Old Sacramento’s underground has long been the capital’s best-kept secret. Underground tour visitors have the unique opportunity to uncover the facts behind the legends that lie below historic buildings and sidewalks. […]

Time travel to the past in Old Sacramento

Get ready to step back in time when the past mingles with the present once again in Old Sacramento. For the fifth consecutive summer, visitors to Old Sacramento will enjoy lively, fun and free street theater as part of the hugely popular “Time Travel Weekends” program beginning July 5 through Aug. 24 from 11 a.m.-5 […]

Go underground in Old Sac

Hidden beneath the city for nearly 150 years, Old Sacramento’s underground has long been the capital’s best-kept secret. Underground tour guests explore excavated foundations and enclosed pathways while entertaining and knowledgeable tour guides recount the tales of the devastation, perseverance, and determination that led to California’s only successful street-raising project during Old Sacramento Underground Tours starting at […]

History Museum offers free admission

The Sacramento History Museum announced its participation in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families through Labor Day 2014. “We are proud to […]

Discover Sacramento’s rich history

Don’t miss the opportunity to learn more about the history-rich buildings in Old Sacramento that hold clues to California’s fascinating Gold Rush past during fun and intriguing above-ground walking tours offered on Saturdays and Sundays through June 29 at 11 a.m. In addition to the popular underground tours already underway, the Sacramento City: California’s Gold […]

Discover secrets under Old Sac

Hidden beneath the city for nearly 150 years, Old Sacramento’s underground has long been the capital’s best-kept secret. Old Sacramento Underground Tour visitors have the unique opportunity to uncover the facts behind the legends that lie below historical buildings and sidewalks. Guests explore excavated foundations and enclosed pathways while entertaining and knowledgeable tour guides recount […]

Promenade in high style

The Historic Old Sacramento Foundation invites one and all to dress up in their favorite Easter finery — or other historic apparel — to celebrate in high style during the 19th annual “Living History” Easter Bonnet Promenade. Year after year, visitors of all ages come from near and far to take a leisurely one-hour stroll […]

Find adventure in Old Sac

Interested in riding the rails along the picturesque Sacramento River? Or maybe exploring the alluring underground is more your style. Either way, Old Sacramento State Historic Park has just the ticket with history-rich weekend excursion train rides and crowd-favorite Old Sacramento Underground Tours resuming on Saturday and Sunday with each program offering fun new twists […]

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