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California State Capitol and Museum

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Address: 10th St btwn L & N Sts, Room B-27, Sacramento, CA 95814
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This 19th-century granite building, modeled after the U.S. Capitol, is home...

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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A great place to see the history in the making!

Located in the heart of Downtown Sacramento, this Historical Landmark is still used to govern our beautiful state. Take the family and learn about how our government really works... read more

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Located in the heart of Downtown Sacramento, this Historical Landmark is still used to govern our beautiful state. Take the family and learn about how our government really works in person..

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Jackson, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sacramento's capitol building is a beautiful architectural building. There is a lot to see and discover about our State government. Be sure to see the displays of each county.

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El Cajon, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've lived in California most of my life and this was the first time I've visited the state capitol. It is a beautiful building and superbly maintained. There's plenty to see within it's walls and we were not disappointed at all. Very impressed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

do not miss visiting this! It is free of cost to visit here, there is so much to see here, it is one of the best things you can do when in Sacramento.

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Prince George, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice building and located in downtown Sacramento. Lovely architecture. Look around at the various portraits of former governors of California. Free admission. Tour the building by yourself.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Check this place out if you're in Sacramento, really nice building. You can go in for free and walk around.

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carmel highlands ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by on our way home during out Christmas vacation and absolutely breathtaking. There was a beautifully decorated Christmas tree outside, families were outside singing, taking pictures and enjoying the last few days of 2016.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was very interesting to visit. I liked how one corridor had a display for each county showing the unique aspects of that particular region. While the portraits of past governors were nice to look at, I rather enjoyed the statue of Ronald Reagan, as I recall the highlights of his term. The museum is essentially scattered through the entire... More 

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Rome, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The capitol and surroundings are a must see that is well worth a visit. We enjoyed touring the building which is magnificent. So historic and informative of California history. The grounds are equally beautiful recommended

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the capitol on December 28 with four adults and six kids ranging in age from 7 to 15. I am so glad we took the tour. Eric, the tour guide, was very informative. He took us to places in the capitol that I definitely wouldn't have felt comfortable going by myself, like the senate chamber, even though they... More 

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