Archive for the ‘Museum’ Category

California Museum Free for Military Personnel

Free general admission May 30 through September 3, 2017 at the California Museum for all active, Reserve and National Guard military personnel and up to 5 family members with proof of current military ID.

Some exhibits include:

California Hall of Fame
“Inductees come from all walks of life and have made distinguished achievements across a variety fields, including the arts, education, business and labor, science, sports, philanthropy and public service.”

California Missions
“The California Missions served as the first major European effort to colonize the Pacific Coast, which gave Spain a valuable toehold in the New World. “

California Museum
1020 O Street
Sacramento, 95814
General information: (916) 653-7524

Visitor Guide (PDF)

Admission:
Adults (18+) — $9.00
Students & Seniors (65+) with valid ID — $7.50
Youth (6-17) — $6.50
5 & under — free

All active, Reserve and National Guard military personnel and up to 5 family members — free (May 30 through September 3, 2017)

Hours:
Tuesday-Saturday
Open 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday
Open 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Parking:
On-street parking is available in metered on street spaces during the Museum’s regular business hours Tuesday through Sunday. On weekdays, parking is also available in the hourly garage located at 1500 10 Street across the street from the Museum.

Public Transit: Archives Plaza Light Rail stop

Railroad Museum’s Exhibit “Clearing the Way”

railroad mueamThe California State Railroad Museum is presenting an exhibit featuring various snow removal methods, now through March 2017.
See how cumbersome and dangerous snow removal on the railroad can be and how the preferred methods have changed over time.
The exhibit and a historic 1920s 251,000-pound rotary snowplow will be on display in the Museum’s Roundhouse; included in the Museum admission.

California State Railroad Museum
125 I Street
Sacramento, 95814
(916) 323-9280

Clearing the Way exhibit through March 2017

Adults – $12
Youths – $6 (ages 6-17)
Children – Free (ages 5 and under)

Parking: Old Sacramento Garage, Tower Bridge Garage also limited-term, metered street parking.

Story Time for the Young

StoryTime2Introducing the love of reading for children (Ages 2-5). The California State Railroad Museum every Monday at 11:00 a.m. in the East Theater. Museum volunteers will read a different railroad-related book. Afterwards the youngsters can visit the Museum with their parent(s).

California State Railroad Museum
125 I Street
Sacramento, 95814
(916) 323-9280

Adults – $12
Youths – $6 (ages 6-17)
Children – Free (ages 5 and under)

Parking: Old Sacramento Garage, Tower Bridge Garage also limited-term, metered street parking.

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