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Visit Sacramento — California begins here!

Sacramento area museums reflect the diversity of our residents, our geography and our history. Here, you can do much more than simply read about the California Gold Rush – you can actually experience it! While you are here, don’t miss the rest of what the Sacramento region has to offer. We have beautiful natural resources, exemplified by our trees and rivers. We offer abundant employment, shopping and recreational opportunities, special events and award-winning restaurants.

Category: Wildlife

Fairytale Town

Since 1959, Fairytale Town has been a treasured place of laughter, memories, learning and family fun. Favorite fairytales and nursery rhymes are the backdrop for more than 25 colorful play sets in this non-profit children’s park and educational center. The park is also home to a family of 22 rare and miniature breed animals, three interactive learning gardens and two performing arts stages.

3901 Land Park Dr, Sacramento, CA 95822

March – October
 Hours:  Daily 9 AM – 4 PM (weather permitting)

November – February
 Hours:  Thurs – Sun 10 AM – 4 PM (weather permitting)

Guests who are in the park by 4 PM may stay and play until 5 PM

(916) 808-5233


Sacramento Zoo

At the Sacramento Zoo, we lead with animal welfare, but our dedication doesn’t stop there. We are also proud to inspire appreciation, understanding, and respect for all living things through stimulating educational opportunities, wholesome recreation, and compassionate and innovative animal care. From train rides to giraffe encounters, wildlife stage shows to events, private rentals and world-class education programs and veterinary care the zoo truly offers something for everyone.

3930 W Land Park Dr, Sacramento, CA 95822

916-808-5888 | Feb-Oct Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with last admission at 4 PM;  Nov-Jan Hours:  10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with last admission at 4 pm | Admission:  Adult –  $14.95; Youth – $9.95