For a lively overview of California history—from its rich Native American heritage to A-list actors and superstars leading the tech revolution. Signature exhibits include the California Hall of Fame, a remarkable collection jointly established by the museum and former First Lady Maria Shriver, honoring Californians who have made their mark on history. Inductees include celebrated stars (Francis Ford Coppola, Warren Beatty), authors (John Muir, Joan Didion), sports legends (Billie Jean King, Kareem Abdul Jabbar), architects (Julia Morgan, Frank Gehry), visionaries (Walt Disney, Steve Jobs), and a host of other remarkable individuals. The museum also houses an exhibit honoring some of the state’s most remarkable women, such as farm worker organizer Dolores Huerta and astronaut Sally Ride.
The official state history museum
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