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“100,000 feet of photo exhibits geared toward first graders.”
Review of California Museum

California Museum
Ranked #35 of 184 things to do in Sacramento
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Home of the official California Hall of Fame, the California Museum educates and enlightens visitors on California's rich history and unique influence on the world through innovation, the arts and culture. Through engaging exhibits and educational programs, the Museum inspires visitors to make their own mark on history. Long-term signature exhibitions include: • California Hall of Fame • California Indians: The First People • California Missions: A Journey Along the El Camino Real • California's Remarkable Women • Constitution Wall • Health Happens Here • Uprooted! Japanese Americans During WWII In addition, 6-8 temporary exhibitions exploring the state's history, arts and culture are also on display each year.
Reviewed August 17, 2013

I can't believe they charged us $8.50 each. We were out of there in 15 minutes. Like so many 'museums' these days this one is geared for elementary school field trips. Lots of space, lots of photo exhibits. Wow. It's no wonder we were the only ones there. What a waste of state funds. T

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Reviewed July 29, 2013

So many interesting exhibits - something for everyone culminating with the "wall" - a moving and patriotic piece that you must see and hear about to understand.
Hidden gem of a museum.

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Reviewed July 19, 2013

As a fourth grade teacher, I've been brining my classes on field trips here for years. It is well worth the time to take a trip through. Don't miss Constitution Wall out the back doors. Ask for directions; it's not obvious.

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Reviewed March 24, 2013

It's been about 20 years since we were last there and went back on a whim when we were in the area. Close to the river, shopping, restaurants, etc. Definately worth a couple hours of your time.

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Reviewed January 29, 2013

on different trips over the years, there is always something new. The stories of the individual people and objects is compelling. Might be hard for visually impaired people, I read aloud for someone who was with me.

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