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Old Sacramento Underground Tour

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Reviewed October 23, 2019 via mobile

I actually visited in June 2018, however due to travelling all over the world for the last 18 months, I am just in the process of writing all the reviews. What a brilliant tour! I did the Underground Tour which focuses on the flooding problem...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed August 31, 2019 via mobile

Tour runs about an hour long our tour guide was dressed in period clothes she was very informative and we had head sets so everyone could hear her without a problem. We’ve taken the Seattle Underground tour and thought this would be similar you don’t...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank CaDeb
Reviewed June 19, 2019

I've been on many free walking tours that have lasted 2-3 hours where you tip your guide based on how well you liked the tour. This less than an hour tour of "Old Sacramento Underground" is NOT a free one. But the $18 fee per...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Kimberly N
Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

Some quick and practical information: 1) Book the tour online, select your party size, date and time and bring a printout of the ticket receipt to the meeting point at the Sacramento History Museum. 2) You’ll wait in the lobby area where your tour guide...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

This was an hour long tour that we purchased online the week before. We enjoyed this tour as much as the Seattle Underground Tour. Our guide for Sacramento Underground was an older gentleman dressed in period garb. He was an excellent story teller. Most of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Go beneath the streets and wooden walk ways to learn of the history of the raising of Sacramento to avoid flooding. The tour guide is a period actor (Sam Brannan) that did a fabulous job mixing humor and history keeping everyone interested. Must hurry to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dwey1
Reviewed September 29, 2018

After living in Sacramento for 16 years, it was time to finally check out the underground tour. I'm glad we did! We took an hour long tour with none other than Samuel Brannan himself. Mr. Sacramento showed us around his old haunts, and how the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

This tour was on my list for this quick weekend trip. It was a small group tour. The staff provided a head set to enhance hearing. The Docent was in Victorian period dress. It required some walking indoors and outdoors over several walks. The tour...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

This was our second time taking this tour and it was informative and interesting to learn about Old Sacramento's history from the tour guide. There are some artifacts on display and interesting boards to see and read with more information on them. There is a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Beth C
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice tour to see under the city of Sacramento. Great for seeing old memorabilia and how the city looked before it was raised up. Cute tour and the museum is a nice as well. The find panning is mice for adults and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from toknowavail | Reviewed this property |
As the other commenter mentioned, there are uneven surfaces, but the wooden ramps/walkway through the buildings are definitely wide and solid as you tour “underground.” I suspect, the bigger challenge would be the gravel and... More
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October 23, 2018|
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NOPE. I looked really hard and couldn't see it...
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Response from curtismapman | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in the Underground Tour. Tours are not recommended for children 5 and under so your grandsons are at an age they should enjoy and understand most the tour. It's strongly advised that accompanying... More