Thursday, April 30, 2015

California State Capitol Museum and Park

  The Capitol building, built in 1874, was completely restored in 1982 to it’s 1906 grandeur. There are a few historic displays but the real reason to visit the capitol is see the beautiful restoration and take a stroll through the gardens of the capitol mall. Free tours are given daily, weekends included.
    The building and the park are completely accessible. Visitors must go through a security check so all the doors are not opened. We entered at the south entrance.

   Visiting on the weekend makes it easier to find a parking space. Check the signs because each street, each side of a street and each section of a street may have different limits and restrictions. Some have free parking on Saturday and some are free on both Saturday and Sunday. It may be necessary to park a block or two away. All of the curb cuts and sidewalks in Sacramento are in excellent condition.  Capitol
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  1. Shame on me...I have not even taken Marcia into the Capitol yet...will have to try and get that done, I have been there many times myself. Even met the current Governor's father, Pat, when he was Governor right inside his office when I was a kid.

    1. Wait until it cools down a little and go through the gardens too. Lots of different types of trees - very pretty. The rose garden is a little wilted because of water restrictions.