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Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum

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Amazing place

It's amazing all the rules you must follow just to be a teacher there. It must have been hard to... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018
Nice lil' Museum isn Old Sac!

My daughter loved it...kids can sit down and draw on a chalk board! It's kind of neat to see how... read more

Reviewed February 19, 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great example of a one-room schoolhouse back in the day. The Docent did a great job of enlightening the group with the details of daily life.

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Reviewed July 14, 2018

The view of this early north american schools is an excellent reminder of how we learn today. The sturdy wooden desks, the chalkboards, the English Reader books and the rules the teachers and students had to follow and more made this a fun journey to...More

Thank Duane H
Reviewed July 2, 2018

It's amazing all the rules you must follow just to be a teacher there. It must have been hard to teach many grades in a small building. Teachers in those days seemed to be able to keep the kids in line.

Thank Muzzysgirl
Reviewed April 7, 2018

Our fourth grade class enjoyed our visit and class with the school Marm. It was great to see what school was like in the late 1800's.

Thank liz e
Reviewed March 17, 2018

I appreciate the saving of historical buildings and the history of towns and cities. Appreciated the staff that answered questions.

Thank Jeri Z
Reviewed March 1, 2018

I enjoyed seeing the old school house and photos on the walls of how students used to sit there. The costumed actors during gold rush days events were helpful, and gave a great tour. During our visit they took a photo of me at an...More

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Reviewed February 20, 2018

I was showing my fiancé my home town and we were making a few quick early stops on our last morning in Sacramento before heading to the airport. She is a teacher and I thought it would be really cool to check out the Old...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2018

My daughter loved it...kids can sit down and draw on a chalk board! It's kind of neat to see how our grandparents/parents schools looked like.

Thank R2_Ramirez
Reviewed February 10, 2018

Beautifully restored School House. I entered and watched a group of school children being taught how things were done in school. "Way back Then" A good lesson for them.

Thank junee_ferris
Reviewed January 31, 2018

It is small but it shows what teachers and students experienced during that time period. Some interesting reading on the rules for students and teachers.

Thank Mitch M
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