Educational Resources

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The following website links provide more information on the Capitol Museum, California history and government, and state curricula. Please note that we are not responsible for the content of these sites because they are developed and maintained by other organizations.

California State Parks, Capitol Museum Teacher Materials
Teacher materials and lesson plans about the Capital District, including the State Capitol Museum. Group and school tour reservation information is also available. The student version of the activity packet is also available.

Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students [PORTS]
PORTS is designed to further the mission of California State Parks and to augment the teaching of academic content standards in California's public schools. PORTS uses the Digital California Project (DCP) network to deliver units of study to classrooms around the state. PORTS units of study provide digital resources that are always available to students and teachers. Each unit also incorporates live digital video presentations into some lessons.
An electronic resource for students, teachers, and others interested in California history.

California State Board of Education Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources
Information on the curriculum frameworks that are the blueprints for implementing the content standards adopted by the California State Board of Education.

California Historical Society
More than 400 images from the California Historical Society's fine arts, library, and photography collections.

The Internet Guide to California's Legislature
A description of the process of government by which bills are considered and laws enacted -- commonly referred to as the Legislative Process.

The Legislative Counsel
This public access guide is designed to assist the general public in obtaining legislative information over the Internet. The Legislative Counsel was established in 1913 to assist the legislature, the governor, and other state officers by providing legal services relating to the legislative process.

Official California Legislative Information
This full text of bills, resolutions, and constitutional amendments, along with their status, history, votes, analyses, and veto messages.

California Legislative & Regulatory Sources
Lists of titles about the California Legislature and the legislative process.

Visit The Museum

California State Capitol Museum
10th and L Streets
State Capitol
Room B-27
1315 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 324-0333
Driving directions & map

Volunteer information

Weekdays 7:30 am - 6 pm
Weekends 9 am - 5 pm
Admission is free
Tours available hourly 9 am - 4 pm
Groups by reservation

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