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September 9, 2021
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Menlo Park, CA 94025
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California Museum Virtual Tour

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Explore the history of our land and its people, and get a peek at the museum’s new Women Inspire exhibit.

Commemorate the 171st anniversary of California statehood with a virtual visit to the California Museum in Sacramento!

Explore how people came to California and shaped the modern state in this virtual tour spanning the history of Californians from its Native peoples and Gold Rushers to the transcontinental railroad builders, tech-boomers and beyond.

We’ll also get a look at “Women Inspire,” the California Museum’s all-new long-term exhibit featuring the stories of more than 250 Golden State women from the 1700s to present, who inspire change and reflection on the ongoing struggle for equality.

About the California Museum

A self-supporting 501(c)3 non-profit, the California Museum — home of the California Hall of Fame — engages, educates and enlightens people about California’s rich history, its diversity and its unique influence on the world of ideas, innovation, art and culture. Through interactive experiences, the Museum inspires visitors to make a mark on history.

The California Museum opened on September 9, 1998, through a unique partnership with the State of California as a private non-profit institution focused on California history and culture. Under the development of the Secretary of State’s office, the Museum was created to be the public showplace for contents of the the California State Archives.

This free event received partial funding support from the Friends of the Menlo Park Library.