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Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park

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2701 L St, Sacramento, CA 95816-5613
+1 916-445-4422
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Enjoyable time

The fort was an enjoyable place to visit and was not at all busy the day we were there. It is well... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2015
Kent T
Longview, Washington
Nice bit of history

My wife and I are both teachers and always like to visit historical sites of all kinds. Sutter's... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2015
Rochester, Minnesota
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Recreation of John Sutter's fort.
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2701 L St, Sacramento, CA 95816-5613
+1 916-445-4422
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Reviewed June 26, 2015

The fort was an enjoyable place to visit and was not at all busy the day we were there. It is well done and a good place to go for a view into the past and how difficult life was at that point in time.

Thank Kent T
Reviewed June 24, 2015

My wife and I are both teachers and always like to visit historical sites of all kinds. Sutter's Fort was a nice stop. The only criticism would be that not all of the recordings at every station on the self guided tour worked, nor were...More

Thank CRietkerk
Reviewed June 23, 2015

Worth a visit, audio element makes it interesting. A glimpse of history during the Gold Rush. Interesting to read about Sutter's shenanigans!

Thank Helen R
Reviewed June 21, 2015

The fort was very interesting to explore but you should try to go at a time when they have the people in period dress showing all the different aspects of the fort. They were not there the day we toured but the fort was still...More

Thank Diane C
Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

This is a really interesting attraction to visit if you are in Sacremento. If took us about an hour to go round and see the whole fort and all the exhibits. It was a shame that we did not see any of the staff dressed...More

Thank TCM13
Reviewed June 14, 2015

Amazing history right in the middle of Sacramento. Very interesting. The employees dress up in the attire of the times

Thank Jollywomon
Reviewed June 14, 2015

I loved the motion activated audio at each room within the fort. This allowed us to customize the tour to the time we had available by listening to little or all of the information for each space. The exhibits were filled with fascinating artifacts and...More

Thank D'Ann M
Reviewed June 4, 2015

Took a young man who had not ever been there after living in Sacramento his whole life. The intro movie is fun, the rest of the tour is basic rooms and operations of the time. Not exactly a nail bitter. Fun to learn but ready...More

Thank david k
Reviewed June 3, 2015

Sutter's Fort was built by John Sutter before the Gold rush.The gold was discovered at the lumber mill site he was having built near Coloma CA. This Fort has been preserved to show what the best of life was like for early travelers to CA....More

Thank Bill K
Reviewed June 3, 2015

As a native of Northern California, with family roots here (my kids are fourth generation), the state history is something to be proud of, and Sutter's Fort is a good representation of the effort to save and illustrate pivotal times in California's history. One can...More

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Response from Jimmy S | Reviewed this property |
With a New, Enhanced & Family-Friendly Format, Friends of Sutter’s Fort Proudly Presents “The Haunted Fort” on October 27-28 Also New This Year, B Street Theatre Company Performers To Add a Dramatic Flair to the Evening... More
September 13, 2016|
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Response from Maggi330 | Reviewed this property |
Admission: Adults $5, Youth $3, (ages 5 to 17), Children under five are free. Special event pricing can apply, please contact Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (916) 445-4422 for pricing updates.