|We hope that by listing
some of our area’s many Museums you can plan to visit those
that interest you. Some will be very familiar while others
may have missed your notice. We have discovered 26 Museums,
some small and some large. Here are six for your consideration.
5934 Price Avenue. (916)
West off Watt Avenue onto Freedom Park Drive to museum on left. Formerly
known as McClellan Aviation Museum, the Museum has over 30 military
and civilian aircraft and a state-of-the-art Aviation Learning
Center. Gift shop with aviation theme items. Hours: Tues-Fri
9-4; Sat 10-4. Admission fee.
Foundry History Museum
5301 Price Avenue,
Enter at Peacekeeper Way off Watt Avenue. Located at the Technikon
facility. Foundries melt metal to make fire hydrants, water
pipes, car engines... so come ring a trolley bell, work a water
valve, see fascinating castings as well as film and photographs
from the Gold Rush to the present.
Hours: Mon-Fri 11:00-3:00. Free admission.
State Indian Museum
2618 K Street, Old
Adjacent to Sutter’s Fort, self-guided tours
provide an opportunity to celebrate the proud heritage of California
Indian culture from the traditions of ancestors to contemporary Native
artist. Special events include Ishi Day, Acorn Day and Gathering
of Honored Elders. Hrs: Daily 10-5 Small admission
|Donald F. Salvatori
CA Pharmacy Museum
4030 Lennane Drive, Sacramento
(916) 779-1410 ext. 331
Inspired by California’s rich history of pharmacy, the Donald
F. Salvatori California Pharmacy Museum celebrates the role of the
pharmacist in the promotion of health and well-being of Californians
since the state’s inception in 1850. A tour of
the museum will take you through the late 1800s, through the 1940s,
and the present. Tours available by appointment. Hours: Mon-Thurs
10-4. Free admission.
Mansion State Historic Park
1526 H Street, Sacramento
The regal Victorian mansion, home to 13 of California’s governors’ from
1903 - 1967 is filled with historic furnishings, Fourteen-foot ceilings,
Persian carpets, Italian marble fireplaces, chandeliers and French
mirrors grace the mansion. Docent led tours on the hour. Hours:
10-4. Small admission fee.
Ag History Center
1962 Hays Lane, Woodland
The cornerstones of the exhibits are the Fred C.
Heidrick Antique Ag Collection, the world’s largest and most
unique collection of one-of-a-kind antique agricultural equient
and the Hays Antique Truck Museum, also recognized as the largest
of its kind in the world. M-F 10- 5, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4. Admission