The California Museum: Sacramento’s Spring Break Destination Priceless Entertainment, Little Cost
(Sacramento, California) – The California Museum is the perfect destination for families looking for fun, educational activities during spring break. The Museum prides itself on creating interactive historical and cultural programming that speaks to all California interests, ages and stories. With admission prices cheaper than a movie ticket, the entire family will have a memorable and inspiring experience.
Saturday, March 27 will be the final FREE Admission Saturday sponsored by The Women’s Conference in celebration of National Women’s History Month. Local painters will be featured in the Museum’s lobby and will offer paintings for sale, as well as demonstrations. PRESS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THIS SATURDAY EVENT (please RSVP).
The California Museum will also be open on Easter Sunday, April 4th.
Free parking on the weekends. Admission price ranges from FREE to $8.50.
Spring exhibits include:
- Under the Dragon: California’s New Culture: Enjoy the colorful and dynamic pictures of multi-cultural events from throughout Northern California while under a 150 foot-long Chinese New Year dragon.
- African American Treasures: History and Art from the Collection of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey: Celebrate African American history by reading a letter from Martin Luther King, Jr., admiring tribal artwork, and historic artifacts from the slave trade, among other intriguing items.
- 2009 California Hall of Fame: Be inspired in this annual exhibition featuring inductees George Lucas, Carol Burnett, Danielle Steel and John Madden, among others. The exhibit highlights the lives of 13 amazing Californians and features exhibit items that range from R2-D2 to groundbreaking masterpieces of Native American art.
- California Canines: Dogs with Jobs: You will respect your pooch and its canine companions just a little bit more after exploring this exhibit on the many remarkable things dogs do for society.
Other exhibits include: American Masterpieces: The Artistic Legacy of California Indian Basketry, California’s Remarkable Women (recently updated), and Uprooted! The Japanese Americans During WWII.
About The California Museum
The California Museum – home of the California Hall of Fame and California Legacy Trails – engages, educates and enlightens people about California’s rich history and its unique contribution to the world through ideas, innovation, art and culture. Through captivating, interactive and innovative experiences, the Museum seeks to inspire men, women and children to dream the California dream and dare to make their mark on history. Open Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. Noon-5 p.m.; Adults $8.50, Students/Seniors (with valid I.D.) $7, Children 6-13 $6.00; Free for Children 5 and Younger. Parking is free on the weekends. www.CaliforniaMuseum.org.