Sacramento Museum Day – Saturday, February 3, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

October 1, 2017 SacRT in Community

The 20th annual Sacramento Museum Day offers free or half-price admission to 26 participating local museums and destinations.  Many of these museums are easily accessible by public transit, and within walking distance of each other.

SacRT has partnered with Sacramento Museum Day to provide free public transportation on bus and light rail for event day participants. Additionally, SacRT will operate two shuttle routes to make traveling between museums even more convenient. Present the flyer at the link below to ride SacRT free on Museum Day. One flyer required per family.

Print this flyer for free shuttle, bus and light rail to and from participating Sacramento Museum Day destinations

The first shuttle will circulate downtown Sacramento stopping at the Sacramento Valley Station (accessible by light rail's Gold Line), traveling to the California Railroad Museum, California Automobile Museum, California Museum, and State Capitol (near the California State Library and Leland Stanford Museum). Downtown Shuttle Schedule

The second shuttle will transport riders from the City College light rail station (accessible by light rail's Blue Line) to the Sacramento Zoo and Fairytale Town. Zoo/Fairytale Town Shuttle Schedule

Shuttles will say "Sacramento Museum Day Shuttle" on the headsign. Please wave to the driver to let them know you would like to board the shuttle.

To travel by light rail from downtown to the Sacramento Zoo/Fairytale Town, board the Blue Line towards Cosumnes River College and exit at the City College light rail station. The Blue Line is easily accessible at the Archives Plaza light rail station, located next to the California Museum.

Click on the map below for an interactive map of all Museum Day destinations, and the SacRT shuttles:

Sacramento Museum Day

For route and schedule information, visit For assistance with planning your trip, call 916-321-BUSS (2877) Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Museum Day encourages all members of the community to experience the Capital City’s incredible wealth of art, history, science and wildlife. Event coordinators suggest that guests plan to visit no more than two or three different museums on this day in order to allow adequate time to enjoy the experience and to travel between individual sites.

Participating Museums

Aerospace Museum of California – California Automobile Museum – California Museum – California State Capitol Museum – California State Library – California State Railroad Museum – Don & June Salvatori California Pharmacy Museum – Fairytale Town** – Folsom History Museum – Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park – Maidu Museum & Historic Site – Museum of Medical History – Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum – Old Sacramento State Historic Park – Powerhouse Science Center Discovery Campus – Roseville Utility Exploration Center – Sacramento Children’s Museum – Sacramento Historic City Cemetery – Sacramento History Museum – Sacramento Zoo**– Sojourner Truth African American Museum – State Indian Museum – Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park – Verge Center for the Arts – Wells Fargo History Museum (Capitol Mall) – Wells Fargo History Museum (Old Sacramento)

For more information, and information on special Sacramento Museum Day events, visit

**these destinations are not free, but will offer discounted admissions