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Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park

2701 L St, Sacramento, CA 95816-5613
+1 916-445-4422
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Extensive Historic Fort

In the heart of Sacramento, Sutter's Fort is one of the most important historic buildings in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jenedc2016
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Santa Rosa, California
So worth the trip

My history buff 8 year old loved it. The audio was very helpful to understand the experience of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melissa B
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Recreation of John Sutter's fort.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gold rush” (56 reviews)
“donner party” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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2701 L St, Sacramento, CA 95816-5613
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+1 916-445-4422
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In the heart of Sacramento, Sutter's Fort is one of the most important historic buildings in the state and one of the largest and most extensive buildings from the Mexican or Spanish eras of California history. Although part has been reconstructed and renovated, part is...More

Thank jenedc2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

My history buff 8 year old loved it. The audio was very helpful to understand the experience of the early Californios.

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 1 week ago

September 11, 2107 - After visiting the Capitol Building, we drove a short distance to Sutter's Fort State Historic Park. We were able to find free street parking and walked around to the main entrance to the Fort. Adult admission is $5 on regular days...More

Thank JerryH9905
Reviewed 1 week ago

Step back in history and experience what life was like during the gold rush. Went here as a kid and loved it, now taking my kids HD they loved it.

Thank Maiya L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A real Fort in the middle of the city. Knowledgeable people telling the story in different places. The carpenter, the traveller, the merchant etc. It looks real and feels real and listening to the stories is like a timemachine. I love history and could spend...More

Thank Kytting
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can the tour of the fort or some can be bored. If you are a history buff you will like waking into quite a number is some rooms explaining a period of time and enjoy it or you may finding less than exciting. It...More

Thank Allan D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour visited this park after a long afternoon at the Railroad Museum and Downtown Sacramento. We were greeted by a ranger and given an orientation on the park before going out to see all of the small historic rooms. Note, many of the rooms...More

Thank SueZCue
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Right in middle of town nicely preserved fort; the real thing! Perfect in hot dusty day to get the full effect!

Thank Siggie2015
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

O.k. a little bland, personally would not waste my moneythe next time.. a lot of history, but just not my cup of tea..

Thank Raj S
Reviewed 11 September 2017

So much to learn about California history. Try to go when 4th grade students are reenacting the gold rush period. Hands on learning, children dressed in costumes hard at work. Beautiful park,, well maintained in the center of midtown near multiple good eateries.

Thank Constance E
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jdkwan1
20 September 2017|
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Response from Jimmy S | Reviewed this property |
With a New, Enhanced & Family-Friendly Format, Friends of Sutter’s Fort Proudly Presents “The Haunted Fort” on October 27-28 Also New This Year, B Street Theatre Company Performers To Add a Dramatic Flair to the Evening... More
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miriam_snow
14 September 2016|
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Response from Maggi330 | Reviewed this property |
Admission: Adults $5, Youth $3, (ages 5 to 17), Children under five are free. Special event pricing can apply, please contact Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (916) 445-4422 for pricing updates.
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