Sacramento Attractions

Sacramento AttractionsSacramento History Museum
If you are looking to learn more about the city of Sacramento, then there is no better place in the city to visit than the Sacramento History Museum. The Sacramento History Museum is the only museum in the state that is solely devoted to the honoring the history of the city and the California Gold Rush. The museum first opened its doors in 1985, and it currently features thousands of artifacts on display each day. Sacramento has an extremely interesting history, and there is no better place to learn about it than this museum.

Crocker Art Museum
The Crocker Art Museum was established in 1871, which makes it the oldest art museum west of the Mississippi River. The museum was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1971. There are currently six different permanent displays in the Crocker Art Museum that all revolve around art from a different location in the world. The museum is best known for its collection of drawings and international ceramics. Some of the most famous artists with works on display in the Crocker Art Museum include Renoir, Edwin Deakin and Georgia O'Keefe.

Governor's Mansion State Historic Park
The Governor's Mansion State Historic Park is the home of the mansion where the California governor lived from 1903 to 1967. The mansion originally built in 1877, and it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1970. Ronald Reagan was the last person to live in the building. You will have a hard time finding a building that is more beautiful in the city of Sacramento.

Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park
The Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park is a Californian park revolving around the mansion of U.S Senator Leland Stanford. Leland Stanford is one of the most influential men in California history, so it always interesting to see how such a powerful person lived. The mansion has been named a U.S National Historic Landmark and a California Historic Landmark.

The California Museum
The most popular attraction in Sacramento is probably The California Museum. The California Museum first opened its doors in 1998, and it currently features seven different exhibitions. All of the exhibits revolve around a different period of history in California. The California Museum is also home to the California Hall of Fame and the Constitution Wall. The California Hall of Fame was designed to honor the greatest people to live in California. There are very few attractions in the world that offer as much to see as The California Museum.