31st Star


31st Star Field Trip
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Ideal for 4th-grade classes learning the history of their home state, the 31st Star Field Trip highlights the major events in California’s transition from a Mexican territory to becoming the thirty-first star on the U.S. flag, including the Bear Flag Revolt and California Republic.

Includes a 25-minute docent-led classroom program on California’s journey to U.S. statehood, followed by completion of an activity sheet on a self-guided Museum tour, a Bear Flag Kit for each student to assemble back in the classroom and pre- and post-visit activitis. Aligned with 3rd-5th grade History-Social Science and Common Core ELA.



$6 each*       


$6 each*




Monday – Wednesday                   

9:00 am – 3:00 pm                

Thursday & Friday

By email request only


Please plan your visit in advance and review current visitor protocols during COVID-19. For questions or assistance, contact reservations@californiamuseum.org or (916) 654-1729.

*To receive discounted admission, reservations for a minimum of 20 paid participants are required and must be made a minimum of 7 days in advance. Groups with fewer than 20 participants subject to $120 flat rate. For details, visit Reservation Policies.