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Free Admission - Sacramento Museum Day, Saturday, 2/4/12 - 28 Museums Free!
Sacramento Museum Day
Saturday, February 4, 2012
10am to 4pm
Now in its 14th year, a record Twenty-eight (28) museums from the greater Sacramento area will be offering free or half price admission for the Annual Sacramento Museum Day. This event is presented by the Sacramento Association of Museums (SAM), and proudly supported by Umpqua Bank. Sacramento Museum Day takes place Saturday February 4, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All participating museums close at 5 p.m. with the last guests admitted at 4 p.m.
NEW for 2012:
Museum Day welcomes two new museums The Center for Contemporary Art, located at 1519 19th Street in Sacramento; and Sacramento Childrens Museum located at 2701 Prospect Park Drive in Rancho Cordova. Both locations will be open free to the public during Museum Day.
Two regular destinations, Sacramento Zoo and Fairytale Town, located in William Land Park will offer half-priced admission during Museum Day.
Shuttle busses will not be operating this year. However, several museums are in walking distance of each other. Pick up a Museum Day Guide at any participating Museum for a map to help you plan your day.
Museum Day is a Sacramento cultural tradition and we invite all members of the community to experience the regions incredible wealth of art, history, science and wildlife at numerous participating museums.
PARTICIPATING MUSEUMS for SACRAMENTO MUSEUM DAY 2012:
Aerospace Museum of California
California Automobile Museum
California Foundry History Museum
The California Museum
California State Capitol Museum
California State Indian Museum
California State Military Museum
California State Railroad Museum
Center for Contemporary Art
Crocker Art Museum
Discovery Museum Science and Space Center
The Don and June Salvatori California Pharmacy Museum
Fairytale Town* (Half off admission)
Folsom History Museum
Governors Mansion State Historic Park
Heidrick Ag History Center (Woodland)
Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park
Museum of Medical History
Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum
Old Sacramento State Historic Park
Sacramento Childrens Museum
Sacramento Zoo (Half off admission)
Sacramento Historic City Cemetery
Sacramento History Museum
Sojourner Truth Multicultural Arts Museum
Sutters Fort State Historic Park
Wells Fargo History Museum (Old Sacramento and Downtown locations)