Living History Ghost Tours in Old Sacramento in October! [Updated 10/15]
Oct 15, 2015 09:23AM
● Published by David Norby
Living History Ghost Tours in Old Sac in October!
Fall is a perfect time to plan an outing with family and friends to experience an Old Sacramento Underground tour! Hidden beneath the city for nearly 150 years, Old Sacramento’s underground has long been the capital’s best-kept secret. Underground tour visitors have the unique opportunity to uncover the facts behind the legends that lie below historic buildings and sidewalks. Tour guests explore excavated foundations and enclosed pathways while entertaining and knowledgeable tour guides recount the tales of the devastation, perseverance, and determination that led to California’s only successful street-raising project. Underground tour guests also enjoy special – and new -- lighting effects and can participate in a hands-on activity to learn what it was like to raise and level a building by operating “mini-jacks” during the tours. All underground tour guests need to check in at the Sacramento History Museum before descending below several historic Old Sacramento buildings and be prepared to walk in areas with uneven surfaces and low ceilings. Advance tour tickets are recommended and can be purchased at www.sachistorymuseum.orgNOTE: Virtually all of the Adult Only Underground Tours are sold out for the remainder of the 2015 season but will resume in 2016.
Old Sacramento Underground Tours – Fall Schedule
Sacramento History Museum
101 I Street in Old Sacramento
Thru October 2015
Thursdays & Fridays – 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m.
Saturdays – 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., tours depart every half-hour
Sundays – 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., tours depart every half-hour
Check website for updated tour times that change with the seasons
$15 for adults; $10 for youths (ages 6-17); $12 for HOSF members; $8 for HOSF youth members (ages 6-17); children five and under are free
The Historic Old Sacramento Foundation (HOSF) is a 501(c)3 public benefit corporation. Old Sacramento is a living historic district. The mission of HOSF is to convey the importance of historic Sacramento as a place that connects our past to our present and future through engaging and entertaining events, activities and programs. More information is available at www.sachistorymuseum.org or by calling 916-808-7059
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