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California State Capitol Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

1315 10th St room b-27, Sacramento, CA 95814, USA

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About California State Capitol Museum

Home to the government of the U.S. state of California. The building houses the bicameral state legislature and the office of the governor.


Attractions Near California State Capitol Museum

California State Capitol
California State Capitol 0.23km from California State Capitol Museum

The California State Capitol is the seat of the Government of California, located in Sacramento, the state capital of California. The building houses the chambers of the California State Legislature, made up of the Assembly and the Senate, along with the office of the governor of California. The Neoclassical structure, designed by Reuben S. Clark, was completed between 1861 and 1874. The California State Capitol Museum is housed on the grounds of the capitol.

Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament0.29km from California State Capitol Museum

The Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament is considered one of three of the most historically significant buildings in Sacramento.As the mother church, it is the seat of Jaime Soto, the ordinary bishop of the Diocese of Sacramento. The Cathedral is located downtown at the intersection of 11th and K Streets. Currently, the cathedral is considered both a religious and civic landmark.

California Museum
California Museum0.31km from California State Capitol Museum

A majestic museum, which was dedicated to Californian history and the stories of California. The museum is home to the California Hall of Fame and has more than 20,000 square feet of exhibits, event facilities, and museological archives.

Stanford Mansion
Stanford Mansion0.4km from California State Capitol Museum

A historic mansion and California State Park in Sacramento, California, which serves as the official reception center for the Californian government and as one of the official workplaces of the Governor of California. A recent restoration has recaptured the mansion's Victorian grandeur. Serving as the governor's office prior to the opening of the State Capitol, today it is the State's official location for diplomatic and protocol receptions.

State Capitol Park World Peace Rose Garden
State Capitol Park World Peace Rose Garden0.44km from California State Capitol Museum

The World Peace Rose Garden, established in Capitol Park in 2003, was created as a sanctuary of peace, love, and inspiration for people of all nations, cultures, and religions. The garden is dedicated to women, children, and families.The rose, the official flower of the United States, serves as a silent ambassador of peace and a symbol of unity.

César Chávez Plaza
César Chávez Plaza0.5km from California State Capitol Museum

The Plaza de César Chávez is an urban plaza and park in Downtown San Jose, California. The plaza's origins date to 1797 as the plaza mayor of the Spanish Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe, making it the oldest public space in Northern California. The plaza was reconsecrated after Californian civil rights activist César Chávez in 1993.

Where is California State Capitol Museum

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Sacramento County
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Its county seat is Sacramento, which has been the state capital of California since 1854. Sacramento County extends from the low delta lands between the Sacramento River and San Joaquin River, including Suisun Bay, north to about ten miles (16 km) beyond the State Capitol and east into the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The southernmost portion of Sacramento County has direct access to San Francisco Bay.

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