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The California Museum, Sacramento

(3.5/5 based on 40+ reviews on the web)
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The Museum educates and enlightens people with California's rich history and unique influence on the world of ideas, innovation, the arts and culture. As the official state history museum and home of the California Hall of Fame, the Museum inspires visitors to pursue the California dream and to make their own mark on history.

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  • I have been here twice. The museum is well done, but mostly geared for the schools, the younger people, school teachers and those just interested in some old Sacramento history. It is a nice rainy day...  more »
  • Decided to visit on a "free admission" day. Free parking in the lot across the street was easy and definitely a plus in downtown Sacramento. Unfortunately, we came from outside the area so Sacramento ...  more »
  • Very entertaining the Museum. It exhibits mostly personalities born in California, with their biographies, contributions and historical importance. At the same time the main milestones of the fashion, consumption and image the State objective.
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  • Very confusingly laid out. There's no *order* to any of the exhibits nor the museum as a whole. It's just kindof a disorganized chaotic mess of information. Some of the content was interesting--but it was so exhausting finding it and understanding it that my wife and I didn't stay long.
  • very good museum for children. There are many interactive games, kids will definitely enjoy.