The California Museum, home of the California Hall of Fame, engages, educates and enlightens people about California's rich history and unique influence on the world of ideas, innovation, art and culture. Through engaging educational experiences, exhibits inspire men, women and children to dream the California dream and dare to make a mark on history. Open Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Last admission at 4:45p.m. Admission: Adults $8.50; Students/Seniors $7.00 with valid ID; Youth 6-17 $6.00; Children 5 and under free.
"California Hall of Fame," featuring the personal artifacts of the 7th class of inductees: Gregory Bateson, Warren Beatty, Charles & Ray Eames, Dolores Huerta, Ishi, Joe Montana and Warner Bros.
"Ray Eames: A Century of Modern Design"
"California Indians: Making A Difference"
"Uprooted! Japanese Americans in WWII"
"California's Remarkable Women"
And much more in two stories of galleries
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