Sacramento, Gold Country & San Francisco History

Educational Discovery Tours California History itineraries, provide students with exposure to historic political and cultural aspects of this amazing state as well as inspires them to carry on the California pioneer spirit.

Sacramento performance tours include a guided tour of the state capitol, a walk through the historic railroad museum, an Old Sacramento Underground tour and a lunch at historic Sutter's Fort.

Explore the California Gold Country at Marshall Gold Discovery Park in Coloma. See where gold was first discovered in the state while students pan for nuggets themselves with the help of our exclusive Mountain Man, Steve. Native American beading, a pioneer toy presenter, Doc Dan the Pioneer Music Man and a working tinsmith can be reserved as well. Stay overnight in a pioneer tent if your group is looking for an authentic pioneer adventure.

Visit San Francisco, the city by the bay and imagine what it was like during the times of the gold rush before the 1906 earthquake. Take a cable car ride down streets that were once frequented by horse drawn carriages. Visit museums, the California Academy of Science, Alcatraz and see the fort that guarded the city when the tall ships sailed the bay.

To consult about scheduling your history tour, contact Educational Discovery Tours today!

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Destination Highlights

    Train on display at the railroad museum in Sacramento

    Railroad Museum

    Students panning for gold during Sacramento gold country educational tour

    Gold Panning In Coloma

    Sacramento State Capitol

    San Francisco Cable Cars

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