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California State Capitol and Museum

10th St btwn L & N Sts, Room B-27, Sacramento, CA 95814
+1 916-324-0333
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This 19th-century granite building, modeled after the U.S. Capitol, is home to the California Legislature and houses a public museum.
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10th St btwn L & N Sts, Room B-27, Sacramento, CA 95814
+1 916-324-0333
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were passing time and walking the grounds and went in to see our capital. Was worth the time and interesting too

Thank james p
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took a memorable tour of our California State Capitol with visiting guests. Our guests were just amazed and happy to see our State Capitol and the immaculate grounds surrounding this magnificent and stately building. This tour is given free of charge and the tour...More

Thank gkeil
Reviewed 6 days ago

i always take out of town visitors to the capitol. The beautiful white marble statue of Columbus in the entry was a gift to the state by the city of Genova, Italy. Make sure to also visit the Senate and Representative rooms, Also make time...More

Thank Patriziadalucca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love visiting state capitals when in any state and we had the opportunity to visit Califórnia’s this past week. There are free tours as well as a museum highlighting all the counties of CA and special periods of the States growth, it is a...More

Thank gingrannie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my wife down here because she had never been in the capitol building. It's a beautiful old building that's been restored to its original grandeur. There are galleries to look on both sides of Congress. It cost nothing to go in and enjoy the...More

Thank dave g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you have never visited the California State Capitol, you should definitely attend one of the free guided tours. We spent one hour and a half going through the building, learned a lot about the history of California and the design choices made when the...More

Thank ChrisCInLondon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This building is rich in history and exquisite architectural detail. Everything from the inlaid tile floors ti the staun-glassed dome is in immaculate condition. I highly recommend visting the California State Capital building.

Thank travelmaven_7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It can be as quick or as long as you like but make time to see this. The building is beautiful, full of history; we missed the tour, that was disappointing but looked around ourselves.

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After the initial security screening the capitol building is generally accessible for free wheeling around and exploring. I was able to view the House gallery and enjoyed the offices that recreated the look and feel of the "old days." The portraits of all the former...More

Thank Huntbox
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Paintings of both these larger than life figures on the same wall was worth the visit. Vintage preserved offices and Senate chamber also noteworthy. Hard to find parking though..maybe use a parking app to reserve.

Thank LookingforGold
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24 October 2016|
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Response from Capitol_Eric | Property representative |
To sign up for a public tour, please visit Room B-27 in the lower level (basement) of the Capitol. There are signs and docents to direct you. Tours leave on the hour, beginning at 9 am; the last tour leaves at 4 pm. You do... More
9 June 2015|
Response from Capitol_Eric |
Public tours of the Capitol Museum usually last from 45 minutes to an hour. You may leave early if you need to.
Jeanne M
7 February 2015|
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Response from calsun99 | Reviewed this property |
Looks like someone answered the question at reserve america