Discover Old Sacramento History
Explore Sacramento’s Gold Rush-era glory days in Old Sacramento. Located just three blocks from Kimpton Sawyer Hotel, the Old Sacramento Waterfront is a National Historic Landmark District and home to 53 historic buildings plus a multitude of museums that celebrate Sacramento’s pioneering heritage. Seek out souvenirs at the more than 100 shops, enjoy a leisurely repast at one of the many restaurants and catch live music and comedy to cap off your evening at the waterfront.
Visit Old Sacramento's Museums
Old Sacramento has a multitude of museums available nearby Kimpton Sawyer Hotel. Take a trip down memory lane and learn more about the history of old Sacramento.
- Shout “All Aboard” at The California Railroad Museum, North America’s most-visited railway museum (less than half a mile away from our nearby hotel and an easy 8-minute walk).
- Shift into high gear at the California Automobile Museum, which showcases more than 150 vehicles from 1885 to 2011 (1.5 miles from our DoCo hotel and a quick 6-minute drive).
- Go beyond the Gold Rush and delve into other fascinating aspects of the capital’s storied past at the Sacramento History Museum (only half a mile away and a 10-minute stroll).