The California Museum

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  • Address: 1020 O St, Sacramento, CA 95814, United States, 95814
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-9166537524
  • Fax: +1-9166530314
  • Ticket Price: 9 USD
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museums, Family And Kids, Social, Arts, Museums

Lying just a block away from the State Capitol, The California Museum is an excellent collection of art, culture and Californian heritage. The museum was opened in 1998 and has more than 20,000 square feet of exhibit space for performances, events, educational lectures and receptions. The museum also houses the California Hall of Fame that honors people and families from California who have made a mark in history with their innovations and exemplary work. The Constitution Wall is also one very popular attraction to look forward to during your visit to the museum.

The California Museum Travel Tips

  • Foods and beverages are not allowed inside museum.

Entrance Ticket Details For The California Museum

  • Given prices are for Adults.
  • Adults: 9 USD
  • Students and seniors (65+): 7.50 USD
  • Youth (6-17): 6.50 USD
  • Children (5 and under): Free

How to Reach The California Museum

  • By Bus: 9th St & O St (SB) is the nearest bus station.
  • By Tram: Archives Plaza Station (EB) is the nearest light rail station.
  • By renting or hiring a car/taxi.

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  • The California Museum Address: 1020 O St, Sacramento, CA 95814, United States, 95814
  • The California Museum Contact Number: +1-9166537524
  • The California Museum Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • The California Museum Price: 9 USD
  • Time required to visit The California Museum: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 38.05% of people who visit Sacramento include The California Museum in their plan

  • 51.72% of people start their The California Museum visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see The California Museum

Tuesday, Friday and Sunday

91.3% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The California Museum

People normally club together Tower Bridge and Cathedral Of The Blessed Sacrament while planning their visit to The California Museum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

The California Museum Reviews & Ratings

  • I was so impressed with this museum! I loved how they delved into the dynamics of human behavior, racism/sexism/etc. and they didn't gloss over the ill effects on under-represented peoples. The displays were well done, the space felt open and inviting, and seemed to attempt to involve kids in each area of the museum. I went on a Saturday afternoon and had an easy time finding parking a couple blocks down.

  • Very interesting display of California's history attractively presented, with a number of areas for people to interact. There were a couple of rotating displays as well - one on influential California women and another of Tolerance and our changing demographics. If you did not know much about California and were interested one could easily spend the better part of the day here.

  • The Health exhibit, the early California Indian tribes experience, the "RIGHTS" movement, the Newest American project and the beautiful people of the world photos, the wonderful Women's exhibits, the famous people exhibit who contributed to California's growth and diversity along with the amazing Encina Preparatory High School story and the new Unity Center "everyone has a voice"... An important place to visit. An educational visual odyssey.

  • Nice educational place to learn about California. Love the gift shop and nice people.

  • This a great museum for children and adults. There is something of interest for the entire family. California Hall of Fame is a highlight. Given the subject area (the entire state of California and its history), I wish this museum had a little more space, or made better use of what they have. I've been to a few exhibits that were quite well done, but left me wondering "Is that all there is?"

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