Free Museums to visit in the Sacramento Area

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November 6, 2014
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March 6, 2015

Free Museums to visit in the Sacramento Area

As purveyors of flea markets, we thought you might also enjoy visiting some of these free museums in the Sacramento area.

California State Capitol Museum


Weekdays 8am-5pm
Weekends 9am-5pm

Tours hourly 9am-4pm


10th and L Streets
State Capitol
Room B-27
1315 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Visit the State Capitol Museum to learn how laws are made and see historic exhibits.

Museum of Medical History


Weekdays 8:30am-4pm
Closed on holidays


Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society
5380 Elvas Ave
Sacramento, CA 95819

From the Gold Rush to now, explore how medicine has evolved at the Museum of Medical History.

Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum


Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm
Sundays 12pm-4pm


1200 Front Street
Old Sacramento, California

Want to know what going to school was like in the 1800s? Visit the Schoolhouse Museum for a living replica of a one-room schoolhouse.

Utility Exploration Center


Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm


1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd.
Roseville, CA 95747

Into the environment? Learn about water and energy efficiency, solid waste reduction, and green technologies at the Utility Exploration Center.

Sacramento Historic City Cemetery

Winter Hours:

Weekdays 8am-5pm
Weekends 7am-5pm

Summer hours:

Daily 7am-7pm

*Closed on some city holidays

Free tours on Saturdays at 10am, donations appreciated.

In addition to being home to 30,000 Sacramentans, the Sacramento Historic City Cemetery is an outdoor trio of history, art, and horticulture.

Verge Center for the Arts


Wednesday-Saturday 11am-6pm
Sundays 12pm-5pm


625 S Street
Sacramento, CA 95811

Art! Visit the Verge Center to see contemporary art from working career artists, learn about art education, and participate in other fun unique events.

Wells Fargo History Museums

Capitol Mall Location


Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm
*Closed New Years Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.


400 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA 95814

Old Sacramento State Historic Park


Daily 10am-5pm


1000 Second Street
Sacramento, California 95814

Take a trip back in time and experience the Well’s Fargo express, staging, and banking operations of the Gold Rush era.


While this is a listing of the FREE museums in Sacramento, check out the Sacramento Association of Museums for a list of all the museums in Sacramento. Some of them are pretty cool!


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