Directions & Parking
Hours of Operation
The Capitol is open in limited capacity.
- Monday: 9am – 5pm
- Tuesday: 9am – 5pm
- Wednesday: 9am – 5pm
- Thursday: 9am – 5pm
- Friday: 9am – 5pm
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
The Capitol is closed on these days:
- Friday November 11th (Veterans Day)
- Thursday November 24th and Friday November 25th (Thanksgiving Days)
- Friday December 23rd and Monday December 26th (Christmas and Eve observed days)
- Friday December 30th and Monday, January 2nd (New Year’s Eve and day observed)
The Capitol Park remains open daily.
Public tours run weekdays on the hour from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Sign up for the tour at the Information Desk in the 1st Floor Rotunda.
Capitol Park Outdoor Tours
■ CAPITOL PARK TOUR
Sundays at 1:00PM
Inside Capitol Park at 13th Street and Capitol Avenue
(marked as the Hiram Johnson Memorial Parkway within the park).
Capitol Park tours are free, with a maximum of 25 guests per tour and are first-come, first-served with no reservations. The tours are approximately 1 1⁄2 hours long and will meet at one of the following Capitol Park locations, depending on the day of the week:
- Sundays at 1:00 PM inside Capitol Park at 13th Street and Capitol Avenue (marked as the Hiram Johnson Memorial Parkway within the park), or
Inclement weather will cancel tours. Please call the Capitol Tour Office at 916-324-0333 with any questions.
K-12 FREE Interactive Tours
We offer FREE interactive virtual field trips for K-12 students through our PORTS program. Stay connected to our state’s natural, cultural, and historical resources.
Self Guided 360° Virtual Tours
We are providing FREE access to our online virtual tours. View rooms in 360 degrees and interact with objects in the rooms!
The North (L Street) and South (N Street) entrances have wheelchair ramps just inside the entrance. Sidewalks leading to the Capitol are wheelchair accessible. Wheelchairs can be checked out for use in the building at the Capitol.
Assistive Listening Devices
Restrooms are located on either side of the rotunda in the historic side of the building. Bathrooms are wheelchair accessible.
Elevators can be found on either side of the rotunda in the historic side of the building.
Capitol Books and Gifts
Unique gifts and items related to California and the State Capitol, located in the basement. Please visit the Capitol Books & Gifts website for hours of operation and 24/7 online ordering.
ATMs and Vending Machines
ATMs and vending machines are open during operating hours, and are located in the basement next to the cafeteria seating area.
The following prohibited items applies to all public visitors, staff-led and member-led tours.
Food and Beverages
Outside food and beverages are allowed in the building, but some designated areas may be off limits.
Directions & Parking
The Capitol is located at 1315 10th Street Sacramento, CA 95814. Get Directions
The center of California’s government is located in downtown Sacramento, close to several freeways and within walking distance of many hotels and restaurants. The streets in downtown Sacramento are numerical from west to east and alphabetical north to south. Street parking and parking garages are located throughout Sacramento.
The nearest parking garage is the City of Sacramento-Capitol Garage on 10th and L Street. Metered parking is available on all sides of the Capitol building and surrounding areas. The Capitol reserves parking directly in front of the Capitol on 10th Street between L and N streets for bus use.
Metered parking is available on all sides of the Capitol building and surrounding areas. Detailed parking information and rates can be found at the City of Sacramento’s website.