By Sam McManis
Museumgoers will be in for a treat this Saturday when the Sacramento Association of Museums, in association with Umpqua Bank, presents the 14th annual Museum Day.
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., some 28 museums will be participating, offering free or reduced-cost admission. For more information, go to http://www.sacmuseums.org/museumday.html. The annual event has added two new museums to its lineup -- the Center for Contemporary Art at 1519 19th Street in Sacramento and the Sacramento Children's Museum at 2701Prospect Drive in Rancho Cordova.
The following is a list of the participating museums:
Aerospace Museum of California
California Automobile Museum
California Foundry History Museum
The California Museum
California State Capitol Museum
California State Indian Museum
California State Military Museum
California State Railroad Museum
Center for Contemporary Art
Crocker Art Museum
Discovery Museum Science and Space Center
The Don and June Salvatori California Pharmacy Museum
Folsom History Museum
Governor's Mansion State Historic Park
Heidrick Ag History Center (Woodland)
Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park
Museum of Medical History
Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum
Old Sacramento State Historic Park
Sacramento Children's Museum
Sacramento Historic City Cemetery
Sacramento History Museum
Sojourner Truth Multicultural Arts Museum
Sutter's Fort State Historic Park
Wells Fargo History Museum (Old Sacramento and Downtown locations).
All listed Museums will offer free admission on Museum Day except for the Sacramento Zoo and Fairytale Town which will offer half-priced admission.