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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 5 days ago

September 11, 2017 - We have been to a few State Capitols over the last several years but the California State Capitol is one of the most impressive. We entered the side entrance which I think is the same entrance most legislators, lawyers, and other...More

Thank JerryH9905
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must check out when visiting the area... If you find parking, it is worthwhile.. The whole area is really big... Plenty of spots for pictures... They sometimes have political demonstrations here .. Also, the homeless hang out here but we have never...More

Thank Will G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Needed to kill some time before an afternoon performance so toured the capital. Holy cow, what an amazing building and interesting history. Highly recommend if you have a couple of hours.

Thank Trippy415
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always feel a sense of pride when we visit the Capitol building. The architecture and materials used are from another era and are not to be missed. Don't forget to look down at the marble floors and up at the ornate ceilings.

1  Thank Lakeside31
Reviewed 1 week ago

Inside the capital are displays for each county in California- I found these really cool and educational. My 6 and 10 year olds found them moderately entertaining. There is a bear statue you can get on for a great picture inside as well. I get...More

1  Thank CaliforniaCruizen
Capitol_Eric, Tour Guide at California State Capitol and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

While I am glad you enjoyed your visit and thank you for your positive review, I must point out that visitors are not allowed to get on the bear in front of the governor's office.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A free docent tour of the CA State Capitol building is given every hour starting at 9:00, last tour is at 4 pm. The tour takes you throughout the main floor and into the legislative viewing area. The tour lasts about 45 minutes and is...More

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting family in the Sacramento area. No one had visited the California Capitol. Went on a Saturday to the Capitol. No traffic and few visitors to the Capitol. Able to take a self guided free tour of the Capitol. Beautiful building and great tour. Very...More

Thank Denny J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed touring California's State Capitol and Museum. Its a great history lesson. Well worth seeing.

Thank Amelia C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I worked right across the street and have spent a lot of time in the Capitol bldg. Many rooms are original and decorated like they were in the early 1800s. Take an original gated elevator downstairs to the cafeteria which is all brick. It's a...More

Thank claudiafI3978ZX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We highly recommend To go to the State Capitol, is a way to learn about CA history and all the legislatives laws . Architecture, the personnel working there all is great.

Thank Rich W
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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