The California Museum

Coordinates: 38°34′28.128″N 121°29′44.789″W / 38.57448000°N 121.49577472°W / 38.57448000; -121.49577472
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The California Museum
The California Museum is located in Sacramento, California
The California Museum
Location within Sacramento, California
Location1020 O StreetSacramento, California
Coordinates38°34′28.128″N 121°29′44.789″W / 38.57448000°N 121.49577472°W / 38.57448000; -121.49577472
TypeHistory museum
Visitors100,000 (annual average)
DirectorAmanda Meeker, Executive Director

The California Museum is the state history museum of California, located in its capital city of Sacramento and housed within the Secretary of State building complex. It is home to the California Hall of Fame.

Maria Shriver, former First Lady of California and founder of the California Hall of Fame.


The California Museum is a member of the American Alliance of Museums, California Association of Museums and Sacramento Association of Museums.[1] It is Sacramento's only museum to win the American Alliance of Museum's Excellence in Exhibition Award (2013).[2]


  1. ^ "Mission Statement". California Museum. Retrieved 2023-02-10.
  2. ^ "Past Recipients Excellence in Exhibition Awards". American Alliance of Museums. 2018-06-15. Retrieved 2023-02-10.

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