California Museum Live!
Last Saturday of the month

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California Museum Live!
Last Saturday of the month at 11 am
Free with advance registration up to 100 participants

Take a live, virtual docent-led tour the last Saturday of the month during “California Museum Live!”

This new recurring Zoom-based program includes a docent-led tour of one or more exhibits, along with a docent Q&A. Choose from:

Sat., June 26. 2021: Unity Center


Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day
September 18, 2021

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Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day at California Museum
Saturday, September 18, 2021 • 10 am  – 5 pm
Free with advance registration starting Wed., Aug. 18

Enjoy free admission with advance registration and a day of “Experience America” activities during Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day at the California Museum on Sat., Sept. 18, 2021.


Museums On Us® Free Admission
1st weekend of the month

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Present your Bank of America®, Merrill Lynch® or U.S. Trust® credit or debit card and a photo ID on the first full weekend of every month for one (1) free general admission at the California Museum.*

Please note that as of May 8, 2021, the Museum is open with new hours, admission and visitor protocols, and advance ticket registration is encouraged due to hourly admission restrictions using the link below.