SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sacramento Museum Week is kicking off another year with Free Museum Day, encouraging the community to engage with local history, education, and arts and culture.   

Twenty five museums in the region are offering complimentary admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1. Last call for admission is at 4 p.m. for many locations.

Coordinated by Sacramento Area Museums, the event allows you and the family to see trains, automobiles, antique fire engines and more for free. Gaze at medieval-era paintings in golden frames, or contemplate the subtleties of contemporary art.

This event also ushers in an entire week of special events and activities at your local museums from Monday, Feb. 2 to Sunday, Feb. 9. While Sacramento Museum Day is free, regular admission will apply during the rest of the week, so don't miss out on Saturday's event!

With so many museums participating, it is important to plan your trip in advance so you get the most out of the day. 

To help you travel around the city, SacRT is providing free rides in the Sacramento area for Free Museum Day. Present this flyer to claim your free bus and light rail to and from museums in the city. 

For individuals that live outside the Sacramento region looking to participate in Free Museum Day, Amtrak San Joaquin is offering the Share Fare discount. Save up to 45% off tickets by using promo code V291.

Here is a list of all local museums participating in the 2020 Free Museum Day:

Looking to grab some grub after a day of exploring the city? To extend the fun past museum visiting hours, a number of local eateries are offering sweet deals for Free Museum Day participants who wear or show an “I Love Sac Museums” sticker. These stickers will be available at any of the above museums. 

Here's where you can eat and available discounts: 

Clementine Coffee Bar

$1 off a beverage

  • 813 Sutter St., Folsom

Danny’s Mini Donuts

Four free mini donuts with purchase of a dozen

  • 900 2nd St., Sacramento

Dos Coyotes (multiple locations)

$6 two-taco basket

Address: 6450 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento

  • 2701 Del Paso Road, Sacramento

The Firehouse

15% off food bill (excluding alcohol; restaurant open for Dinner)

  • 1112 2nd St., Sacramento

Hop Gardens

Free appetizer with purchase of any 12" pizza

  • 2904 Franklin Blvd., Sacramento

Hoppy’s Railyard Kitchen & Hopgarden

Free order of fries or chips with any purchase

  • 1022 2nd St., Sacramento

Hook & Ladder Manufacturing Co.

15% off bill (not valid with other discounts or offers)

  • 1630 S St., Sacramento

Marly and Moo

10% off bill (not valid with other discounts or offers)

  • 608 Sutter St., Folsom

MOD Pizza (multiple locations)

Buy one MOD size pizza, get a second for free (BOGO)

  • 10909 Olson Drive, Rancho Cordova
  • 2501 Bronze Star Drive, Woodland
  • 5400 Crossings Drive, Rocklin
  • 2150 Grass Valley Hwy, Auburn
  • 771 Ikea Court, West Sacramento
  • 2100 Arden Way, Suite 180, Sacramento

Original Pete’s

20% off bill (not valid with other discounts or offers)

  • 5005 Foothills Blvd., Roseville

Sourdough & Co.

20% off bill (not valid with other discounts or offers)

  • 5005 Foothills Blvd., Roseville

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