Contact Us


Thank you for your interest in the California Museum! Before sending a message, please review information on commonly emailed topics below:

  • For information on planning your visit including hours, admission, directions, parking and more, please see Visit section.
  • For accessibility & frequently asked questions, please see FAQs & Accessibility page.
  • To schedule a school group field trip, please see Field Trip page.
  • To schedule a non-school group tour, please see Tour page.
  • For information on renting the Museum for a private event, please see Rentals page.
  • For media inquiries, please see Media Inquiry page.
  • For California Hall of Fame inquiries, please see Nomination page and FAQ sheet.
  • For employment opportunities, see Jobs page.
  • The California Museum does not accept artifact donations or purchase artifacts. 
  • For artifact valuation assistance, please see the Smithsonian’s appraisals page. 
  • For assistance with historical research, please see Online Archives of California for a list of institutions maintaining California-themed collections.
  • For help with history day projects, please see National History Day resources.
  • For internships, please see Volunteer page. The Museum does not offer internships but welcomes college students 18 years & older to apply for Gallery Guide positions.