Arts & Theater

Crowds turn out again for Museum Day in Sacramento

Nearly 50,000 people attended a museum or other participating destinations Saturday for the 18th annual Sacramento Museum Day, organizers said Monday.

Twenty-six museums and destinations hosted took part. Most offered free admission, while the Sacramento Zoo and Fairytale Town charged half-price.

All told, 49,054 people attended.

The top five destinations on Museum Day were:

  • California State Railroad Museum (9,339 visitors)
  • Sacramento Zoo (5,289)
  • Aerospace Museum of California (5,241)
  • California State Capitol Museum (3,400)
  • California Automobile Museum (3,194)

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews