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Sacramento, California, USA

Attractions in Sacramento, California

Amusements

  • Fairytale Town
    3901 Land Park Drive, Sacramento, CA 95822
    916-264-5233, This 2.5 acre children's park brings fairy tales to life with over 25 play sets that allow kids to act out their favorite stories. The lush grounds are also host to... more info  map

  • Funderland
    1350 17th Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95822
    916-456-0131, Funderland is a small-scale, old-fashioned amusement park and is perfect for tots aged 2 to 12. Each ride requires 1 ticket per person. They offer birthday parties,... more info  map

  • Port of Sacramento
    3251 Beacon Boulevard, Suite 210, Sacramento, CA 95798
    916-371-8000, The Port is a unique, deep-water inland port serving ocean-going vessels and agricultural/industrial commerce. It is open seven days a week with guided tours available... more info  map

  • Scandia Family Fun Center
    5070 Hillsdale Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95842
    Located Near Highway 80 and Madison Avenue
    916-331-5757, A miniature golf complex that has two 18 hole golf courses, as well as bumper boats, Indy racecars, batting cages, and an arcade. more info  map

Casinos

  • Capitol Casino
    411 North 16th Street, Sacramento, CA 95811
    916-446-0700, Capitol Casino is great place to play poker and table games in the heart of downtown Sacramento. They also offer a great gaming experience by delivering exceptional... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament
    1017 Eleventh Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
    Located at Eleventh & K Streets
    916-444-3071, The prominent architectural design of this beautiful historic church comes from 19th century Paris and the stained glass comes from Austria. more info  map

  • Central Pacific Railroad Passenger Station
    111 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
    916-445-6645, This site is a reconstruction of Sacramento's 1876 depot showing the bustling activities of train travel in the late 19th century. Several vintage locomotives and... more info  map

  • Julia Morgan House
    3731 T Street, Sacramento, CA 95816
    916-227-5527, This home, designed in the 1920's, is the work of Julia Morgan, one of America's greatest female architects. It is featured on the National Register of Historic Places... more info  map

  • Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park
    800 North Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
    916-324-0575, This was the home of Governor Leland and Jane Stanford in the 1860's and today, the magnificent 19,000 square foot mansion offers tours of the incredible rooms and... more info  map

  • Sutter's Fort State Historic Park
    2701 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95816
    916-445-4422, Sacramento's earliest settlement, this historic park features self-guided audio tours explaining the exhibit rooms, which include copper and blacksmith's shops, a... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • California Peace Officers Memorial
    Located at Tenth Street & Capitol Mall
    This beautiful bronze and granite edifice pays tribute to the more than 1,300 peace officers who have died in the line of duty serving their fellow Californians. more info

  • Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park
    7806 Folsom Auburn Road, Folsom, CA 95630
    Located off Highway 50 or I-80
    916-988-0205, Found on the west bank of the American River, the Folsom Powerhouse is a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark, National Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark,... more info  map

  • Governor's Mansion State Historic Park
    Sixteenth and H Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
    916-323-3047, This museum housed California's governors for over 60 years. Today, the mansion is a fully restored example of Second Empire-Italianate architecture and features... more info  map

  • Historic City Cemetery
    1000 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95814
    916-448-0811, This cemetery is the last resting place for more than 20,000 early Sacramentans, including John A. Sutter Jr., the city's founder, and Mark Hopkins, one of the... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • California State Archives
    1020 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
    916-653-7715, Open for research Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., this archive provides historical state documents from before statehood to the present. It is closed... more info  map

  • Folsom Public Library
    411 Stafford Street, Folsom, CA 95630
    Located in the Georgia Murray Building
    916-355-7374, The Folsom Public Library is a Sacramento County library with a collection of over 65,000 books. Its computer technology includes Internet access, online databases,... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Aerospace Museum of California
    3200 Freedom Park Drive, McClellan, CA 95660
    916-643-3192, Sacramento's best kept secret, this museum contains over 40 aircraft from all aviation venues. It features engines, artwork, Aviation Learning Center and a gift shop.... more info

  • California Military Museum
    1119 Second Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
    916-442-2883, Exhibits in this museum reflect California's rich military history from pre-statehood to contemporary times through over 30,000 military papers, documents, and... more info  map

  • California Museum For History, Women and the Arts
    1020 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
    916-653-7524, An audio-guided program navigates visitors through state-of-the-art exhibits, authentic documents, murals, photos, holograms, films, and interactive media at this museum. more info  map

  • California State Indian Museum
    2618 K Street, Sacramento, CA 95816
    916-324-0971, This museum displays the rich and diverse culture of California indigenous people. The artifacts in the museum include basketry, beadwork, clothing, and exhibits about... more info  map

  • California State Railroad Museum
    125 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
    916-445-6645, This 100,000 square foot museum is the most popular interpretive museum of its kind in North America and it displays 21 restored locomotives, a variety of cars, and 46... more info  map

  • Crocker Art Museum
    216 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
    916-808-7000, One of the leading art museums in California, the Crocker Art Museum was the first public art museum founded in the western United States. Accredited by the American... more info  map

  • Discovery Museum
    101 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
    916-264-7057, Artifacts, gold collection, hand-on exhibits, and activities reveal the past and inspire the future at this wonderful museum that focuses on history, science, space, and... more info  map

  • Folsom Prison Museum
    823 Sutter Street, Sacramento, CA 95821
    916-985-2561, Situated between Folsom and Folsom Dam at the Folsom Prison, this museum contains artifacts and records dating back to the 1800s. more info

  • Towe Auto Museum
    2200 Front Street, Sacramento, CA 95818
    916-442-6802, This history of the automobile is brought to life by special dream exhibits and more than 150 classic and antique vehicles of all makes at this museum. more info  map

  • Travels Through Time Science Fiction Museum
    1017-B Front Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
    916-444-2320, This museum is dedicated to classic sci-fi literature, movies, and television, and it presents scenes, props, costumes, and special effects. more info  map

  • Wells Fargo History Museum
    1000 Second Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
    916-440-4263, The exhibits in this museum include documents, photographs, gold scales, and numerous other items explaining the banking, mailing, and express operations of Wells Fargo. more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • McKinley Park Rose Garden
    Thirty-Third Street at H Street, Sacramento, CALocated in Downtown Sacramento
    916-808-6060, Maintained by the City of Sacramento Parks and Recreation Department, the McKinley Park Rose Garden features over 1,200 roses of all types. This is a very popular spot... more info  map

  • Sacramento Zoo
    3930 West Land Park Drive, Sacramento, CA 95822
    Located in William Land Park
    916-264-5888, A beautiful zoo which features more than 400 exotic animals, including 32 endangered or threatened species. The zoo also offers weekend talks on animals. more info  map

  • Sutter's Landing Park
    20 28th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
    916-808-5200, Includes a skate area, basketball courts with seating areas, bocce ball courts with shade canopy seating areas, a shade structure, and more. more info

  • William Land Park
    1702 Sutterville Road, Sacramento, CA 95815
    916-277-6060, Home of the Sacramento Zoo, Fairytale Town, and Funderland, this park also offers pony rides, a nine hole golf course, rock garden, picnic areas, and ponds. more info  map

  • World Peace Rose Garden at State Capitol Park
    Found Along 15th Street between N and L Streets
    916-381-5433, One of seven World Peace Rose Gardens established by rosarian TJ David of Sacramento, this rose garden is maintained by the California State Department of General... more info

Science & Technology

  • Mad Science of Sacramento Valley
    1804 Tribute Road, Suite A, Sacramento, CA 95815
    916-779-0390, Mad Science is on a mission to spark the imagination of children everywhere with exciting, live, interactive programs that instill a clear understanding of what science... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Cal-Events Tours and Special Events
    777 Campus Commons Road, Suite 200, Sacramento, CA 95825
    916-924-8661, This company provides personally designed, historical tours of Sacramento and the wine country. It also offers meeting planning services. more info  map

  • Delta River Cruise
    P.O. Box 162428, Sacramento, CA 95816
    Port of Sacramento
    916-399-9342, Enjoy a Cruise & Rail Day Trip between Sacramento & San Francisco. Relax with a historian on board a 250 passenger catamaran narrating points of interest along the... more info  map

  • Hornblower Cruises and Events
    1206 Front Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
    916-446-1185, Horn Blower is a Sacramento company that helps persons to arrange for cruises and other events. They are able to offer a huge selection of different kinds of events... more info  map

  • Local Roots Food Tours
    10th & J Streets, Sacramento, CA 95949
    Cesar Chavez Park (Starting Location)
    530-863-3159, Gastronomic and historical walking adventures. Enjoy culinary and cultural experience through Sacramento's most historic, savory neighborhoods - one delicious taste at a... more info  map

  • Riverboat Cruises - Spirit of Sacramento
    110 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
    916-552-2933, This authentic riverboat offers one hour narrated tours, three hour dinner cruises, dinner dances, and mystery cruises. Charter services are also available. more info  map

  • Sacramento Gray Line Sightseeing Tours
    2600 North Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95838
    916-648-0208, Visit the State Capitol, Old Sacramento, and other highlights of this historic city during this narrated tour. Regional day trips are available. more info  map

  • Sacramento Southern Railroad Excursions
    Located at the Central Pacific Railroad Depot
    916-445-6645, Every weekend from April to September you can climb aboard a vintage train with passenger coaches and open-air gondolas for a six mile, 40-minute roundtrip train ride... more info

  

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