California's Journey


California’s Journey Virtual Field Trip
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Explore how people came to California and shaped the modern state in this virtual field trip spanning the history of Californians from its Native peoples and Gold Rushers to the transcontinental railroad builders, tech-boomers and beyond.

Includes a taped video tour of five exhibits and a downloadable digital artifact kit, followed by a live Zoom session featuring a docent-led presentation of Gold Rush stories from a variety of perspectives and resources for a post-visit oral history project.* Aligned with 3rd-12th grade History-Social Science, Common Core ELA and Ethnic Studies.


Up to 100 participants

$75 flat fee     


Tuesday & Friday               

9 am & 1:30 pm

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

By email request only


California Title 1 classes are eligible to apply for an Online Field Trip Scholarship starting Aug. 22, 2022. For questions or assistance, contact or (916) 654-1729.

*By submitting an online reservation, you agree to receive our emails. For details or to opt-out, see Privacy page.

**Each participant is required to have Internet access, PDF reader software and a Zoom account. Additional online platforms are available by advance request.