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We hope that by listing some of our area’s many Museums you can plan to visit those that interest you.  Some will be very familiar while others may have missed your notice.  We have discovered 26 Museums, some small and some large.  Here are six for your consideration. 
Aerospace Museum of California
5934 Price Avenue.  (916) 643-3192
West off Watt Avenue onto Freedom Park Drive to museum on left.  Formerly known as McClellan Aviation Museum, the Museum has over 30 military and civilian aircraft and a state-of-the-art Aviation Learning Center.  Gift shop with aviation theme items.   Hours:  Tues-Fri 9-4; Sat 10-4.  Admission fee.
California Foundry History Museum
5301 Price Avenue, McClellan Park
916-929-8001, 916-933-3062
Enter at Peacekeeper Way off Watt Avenue. Located at the Technikon facility.  Foundries melt metal to make fire hydrants, water pipes, car engines... so come ring a trolley bell, work a water valve, see fascinating castings as well as film and photographs from the Gold Rush to the present.
Hours: Mon-Fri 11:00-3:00.  Free admission.
California State Indian Museum
2618 K Street, Old Sacramento
(916) 324-0971
Adjacent to Sutter’s Fort, self-guided tours provide an opportunity to celebrate the proud heritage of California Indian culture from the traditions of ancestors to contemporary Native artist.  Special events include Ishi Day, Acorn Day and Gathering of Honored Elders.  Hrs:  Daily 10-5  Small admission fee.
Donald F. Salvatori CA Pharmacy Museum
4030 Lennane Drive, Sacramento
(916) 779-1410 ext. 331
Inspired by California’s rich history of pharmacy, the Donald F. Salvatori California Pharmacy Museum celebrates the role of the pharmacist in the promotion of health and well-being of Californians since the state’s inception in 1850.   A tour of the museum will take you through the late 1800s, through the 1940s, and the present.  Tours available by appointment.   Hours:  Mon-Thurs 10-4.  Free admission.
Governor’s Mansion State Historic Park
1526 H Street, Sacramento
(916) 323-3047
The regal Victorian mansion, home to 13 of California’s governors’ from 1903 - 1967 is filled with historic furnishings, Fourteen-foot ceilings, Persian carpets, Italian marble fireplaces, chandeliers and French mirrors grace the mansion.  Docent led tours on the hour.  Hours: 10-4. Small admission fee.
Heidrick Ag History Center
1962 Hays Lane, Woodland
(530) 666-9700
The cornerstones of the exhibits are the Fred C. Heidrick Antique Ag Collection, the world’s largest and most unique collection of one-of-a-kind antique agricultural equient and the Hays Antique Truck Museum, also recognized as the largest of its kind in the world. M-F 10- 5, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4. Admission fee.



Updated 7/4/11
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