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California State Indian Museum

2618 K St, Sacramento, CA 95816-5104
+1 916-324-0971
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Very very little information, Very dissappointed.

I lived on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation for 3 years and have been involved in Native American... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Davis, California
Pleasantly surprised!

I brought visiting guests to the California State Indian Museum on a hot August day and both they... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Sacramento, California
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This museum explores a diverse range of Native American topics, from history to culture to art.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2618 K St, Sacramento, CA 95816-5104
+1 916-324-0971
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

I lived on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation for 3 years and have been involved in Native American movements across the US. Living in Davis, CA, we went to visit the Califonia State Indian Museum. While it had some nice artifacts, lots of baskets, pictures,...More

Thank Low_Hertz
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I brought visiting guests to the California State Indian Museum on a hot August day and both they and I were very pleasantly surprised with the wonderful displays, the helpful and courteous staff (they even gave us a brochure in our native Italian language!). The...More

1  Thank Patriziadalucca
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This California Indian Museum is small...but very educational and interesting. There are many books about The California Missions to look at and buy. The story of "The Last Wild Indian of California, Ishii" is there in book and photographic form, for example. This is worth...More

Thank john b
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I brought my 4th grade class here last week for the first time and while it is a small museum and the majority of the artifacts are in glass cases it is still a worthwhile destination. The displays are informative and amazing and do a...More

Thank bcuellar1
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

As a visitor from the UK I have to admit I knew very little about real Native American culture, my view being shaped by old cowboy TV programmes and films. As an amateur historian I was interested and then intrigued by the artifacts and the...More

3  Thank Mike Y
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A somewhat melancholic little museum in a quaint park in midtown Sacramento, a place that is calm and soothing and makes you angry at the same time. Angry about the fate of native Americans and angry about the missionaries who imposed their beliefs with sheer...More

3  Thank cweisemann
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Small but powerful. Well thought out displays of California Native American lifestyles, tools and regalia. No photos allowed. Located adjacent to Sutter's Fort. On street (metered) parking. Handicap accessible. Small gift shop. Restrooms in a separate building. Well worth the visit.

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We found this museum to be very interesting especially in terms of the Native Tribes that used to inhabit all of California. There is a wealth of information contained in here, and it's presented beautifully. We would certainly come back here to visit.

1  Thank William C
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great small but mighty museum that gives you a nice snapshot of the Sacramento Natives. Well laid out with photos, stories and great artifacts to view. It is clear that a lot of thought went into planning get and executing for the...More

Thank souzagar
Reviewed 23 September 2016

IIs a cute little museum and gives a good insight in how the California's Indian went true there lives. From useful to pretty things, it's all there telling the story. It's set in a pretty park that's worth some time also.

Thank Catharina29
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Billy C
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Response from A D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, its minimal - adults $5, students $3 and under 5 free