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Folsom Historical Museum

823 Sutter St, Folsom, CA 95630-2440
+1 916-985-2707
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Great little Museum

We had out of town guests and took them here. They really enjoyed it. The lady behind the counter... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Honoria H
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Sacramento, California
For fans of toys from long ago, this is a must see.

We visited the portion of the museum that housed the Museum of Wonder and Delight on Sutter Street... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2016
JoyceW954
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California
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This museum houses a number of artifacts and documents on the social and cultural history of the region.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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823 Sutter St, Folsom, CA 95630-2440
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+1 916-985-2707
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

We had out of town guests and took them here. They really enjoyed it. The lady behind the counter gave us a real history lesson.

Thank Honoria H
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We visited the portion of the museum that housed the Museum of Wonder and Delight on Sutter Street. So much to take in visually, I will have to go back to continue to grasp it all. The displays were graced with plentiful toys that it...More

1  Thank JoyceW954
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

If you want some history on Folsom, Ca, visit this little local museum. Located right on Sutter Street which makes a great day trip. Visit the museum, have lunch and do a little shopping. Good family day out. The museum has a good gift shop...More

1  Thank 206aliceo
Reviewed 30 October 2016

If you’re touring Sutter Street/Folsom Old Town, an experience I recommend, buy a combination ticket and walk through both this museum and the one across the street, charmingly called the Museum of Wonder and Delight; the tickets are inexpensive, and neither museum will use up...More

Thank Lisa Y
Reviewed 16 July 2016

I wanted to stop in and check out the Folsom Museum and what a delight! There is a lot of history here in Folsom and they have great info - pictures - newspaper articles etc. But the one thing I wanted to see was their...More

Thank Judy M
Reviewed 13 July 2016

A very interesting historical memorabilia collection of Folsom. A block from the museum; one could view a yard full of many historical equipments, tools, passenger train and a chance to experience panning for gold!

Thank Zenaida C
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Although it was closed, I read the plaque outside and was able to make out the the inside from the window. I will be back.

Thank CurlyQ1960
Reviewed 27 May 2016

We went because they had a quilt special exhibition, which was wonderful. Then we looked through the rest of the items on display and it was also very informative. Will bring our out-of-town guests eventually!

Thank mazbarth
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Wonderful local museum highlighting the city of Folsom's past, with rotating exhibits and great permanent exhibit. The museum is a short walk from the light rail station making access super easy. The museum is great for all ages.

Thank damandave
Reviewed 5 March 2016

A good place to learn about the history of California and the local history. It covers the gold rush and how the area developed after the rush so it thrives today. Funky yet nicely done and organized. Dedicated volunteers are readily available and enthusiastic. Across...More

1  Thank 27worldtraveler
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