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Old Sacramento SHP

Click here for maps Description:  Historic district of 28 acres in the heart of the city, with nine museums and over 50 historic buildings.  Parts of the district are included in the Old Sacramento State Historic Park, anchored by the California Railroad Museum.  There are over 100 merchants and restaurants. It lies of I-5 along the Sacramento River.  
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Downtown Sacramento
Borders:  Sacramento River, Capitol Mall, 2nd St, I St

Parent Organization: Old Sacramento Management and California State Parks
Phone 916 264-7777
Alt Phone 916 445-6645
   Old Sacramento SHP
  Old Sacramento Management
  California State Railroad Museum Foundation
Sacramento Museums
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Year Round 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5
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What kind of visit you can have:  Wander shops, go to market, eat, or visit one of the museums.  Take a train or carriage ride
Big Events: Suggested Stay: full day
Period 1800's Structures Type of Site Town
Buildings: California State Railroad Museum, Central Pacific Railroad Passenger Station, CPR Freight Depot, Silver Palace Restaurant, Big Four Building, Huntington, Hopkins & Co Hardware Store, DIngley Steam Coffee & Spice Mill, 1849 Scene, Eagle Theatre, California Military History Museum, Front and L Street, Discovery Museum, Spectacular Russian Dinosaur Exhibition, Towe Ford Museum, Wells Fargo Museum
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California State Capitol Museum      
Governors Mansion SHP      
California State Indian Museum      
California State Military Museum      
Discovery Museum History Center      


Crocker Art Museum      
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Sacramento Southern Railroad
Sacramento Zoo

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Nearby Places to Stay:

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Oak Haven RV Park 2145 Auburn Boulevard
Sacramento CA 95821
916 922-0814

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Amber House B&B 1315 22nd Street
Sacramento CA 95816
916 444-8085
Capitol Park B&B 1300 T Street
Sacramento CA 95814
916 414-1300
Hartley House B&B 700 22nd Street
Sacramento CA 95816
916 447-7829
Inn at Parkside 2116 6th Street
Sacramento CA 95818
916 658-1818
Ricci's Restaurant Downtown 705 J Street
Sacramento CA 95814
916 442-6741
Savoyard 3322 H Street
Sacramento CA 95814
916 442-6709
Vizcaya 2019 21st Street
Sacramento CA 95818
916 455-5243
Moon River Inn 8201 Freeport Boulevard
Sacramento CA 95832
916 665-6550
On the Bluffs 9735 Mira Del Rio
Sacramento CA 95827
916 363-9933

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Best Value Old Town Inn 826 West Capitol Avenue
West Sacramento CA 95691
916 371-6171
Budget Motel 964 West Capitol Avenue
West Sacramento CA 95691
916  371-6723
Biltmore Hotel 1009 1/2 J Street
Sacramento CA 95814
916 447-9482
Congress Hotel 906 12th Street
Sacramento CA 95814
916 442-9667
Delta King 1000 Front Street
Sacramento CA 95814
916 441-4440
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts 1209 L Street
Sacramento CA 95814
916 443-1234
Holiday Inn 300 J Street
Sacramento CA 95814
916 446-0100
Sheraton Grand Sacramento 1230 J Street
Sacramento CA 95814
916 447-1700
Travelers Inn 716 10th Street #102
Sacramento CA 95814
916 446-0374
Ponderosa Motor Inn 1100 H Street
Sacramento CA 95814
916 441-1314

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Last Update:  01/09/2010

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