The visit to sutter's fort and be both enjoyable and educational. Be sure to check out all of the displays. Enjoy the history.
Sutter's Fort, Carmel Mission, Coloma, Grinding Rock, Fort Ross ... there are a handful of places in California where you really get a feeling for California's beginnings as a state. I love the Wild-Wild-West feel of Old Sacramento -- but history and reality are far more in evidence just a few blocks from the Capitol at Sutter's Fort.
Fantastic place to visit. Each section has a motion sensor activated recording to explain what you are seeing. There are staff on hand going over details as well. My husband and daughter loved watching the musket being fired! Great soveniers at the gift shop too!
Right now they have been doing some repairs at the fort, but it's really a very fun and interesting place to bring your family. When my children were young they got to be apart of a docent program with their school to do living history. They pretended to be different characters during the 1800's as pioneers, Indians, and woodsmen. They... More
I like everything about Sutter's fort I have been going here since i was a kid. It just never gets old seeing how people lived in the old days. Wear comfy shoes, and there is dirt and sometimes mud.
This place was super cool and well preserved! I learned a ton about the development of the area during the gold rush and how a common person could gain power in those days. It had a heavy feeling throughout the fort im sure due to all that has taken place there. A must see in my opinion, you do have... More
The Facility is a nice museum that shows the history of Sutter's fort which was a very important part of California's history in the 1800's. School children will enjoy a chance to see the real history come alive.
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