When it’s time to leave work behind and get a little culture, there are several museums to explore near our Larkspur Landing Sacramento hotel.
Sutter’s Fort Historic Park
2701 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95816
Tel: 916.445.4422Explore unique artifacts once belonging to John Sutter, James Marshall and the Donner Party. Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park is a state-protected park in Sacramento, California which includes Sutter’s Fort and the California State Indian Museum. Begun in 1839, the fort was a 19th century agricultural and trade colony in California. The fort is famous for its association with the Donner Party, the California Gold Rush and the formation of Sacramento.
California State Railroad Museum
125 I Street Street, Sacramento, CA 95815
Tel: 916.445.7387Located in Old Sacramento, the California State Railroad Museum is a complex of historic facilities and unique attractions. Widely regarded as North America’s most popular railroad museum, there is something here for everyone! Throughout the year, experience lavishly restored trains, engaging exhibits, and unique special events. Every weekend April-September, ride behind a real steam locomotive!
Crocker Art Museum
216 O Street Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Tel: 916.808.7000The first public art museum founded in the West, the Crocker Art Museum was established in 1885 and remains the leading art institution for the California Capital Region and Central Valley. The Museum, which is housed in one of the finest examples of Victorian Italianate architecture in the United States, offers a diverse spectrum of special exhibitions, events and programs to augment its collections of California, European and Asian artworks, and International Ceramics.
California State Capitol Museum
1315 10th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Tel: 916.324.0333At the State Capitol, the past, present and future of California interact with equal force. The building serves as both a museum and the state’s working seat of government. Visitors to the Capitol can at once experience California’s rich history and witness the making of history through the modern lawmaking process.