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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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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:00
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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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Amazing history frozen in time, at the same time the active hub of the sixth largest economy in the world. Make sure you don't miss the original paintings of all the states... read more

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Amazing history frozen in time, at the same time the active hub of the sixth largest economy in the world. Make sure you don't miss the original paintings of all the states governors!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Taking a tour of the California State Capitol Building was a chance to learn a little about the body of power that run a state whilst learning a little about the State of California at the same time, since being neither from California or even the US it’s nice to learn more about the different ways countries run things. As... More 

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Sacramento, California
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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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks 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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