NOW OPEN: NOVEMBER 2021.
Mondays through Thursdays, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Or call to confirm: (916) 324-0313
10.22.21 press release and additional information:
The store has moved from the old theater space to what used to be the Legislative Bill Room on the lower level of the Capitol Building. Approximately the same square footage as before the pandemic, the store is divided into two rooms. The front room features postcards, tote bags, ornaments, plush, magnets, key chains, stickers, patches, figurines and other top selling collectibles, home goods, flags, and jewelry. The back room features legislative gifts, such as medallions, wine glasses, keepsake boxes, and historical relics, as well as books, apparel, accessories, replica documents, and greeting cards.
To celebrate the grand opening of the store, Capitol Books and Gifts is offering discounts of 15% to Capitol Building employees and 10% to teachers, first responders, and veterans. Purchases of $75 or more receive a complimentary Capitol tote bag.
The Capitol Museum’s Covid-19 safety protocols apply, so masks will be required at all time in the store and a limit of 10 visitors at a time for social distancing.
Customers will still be able to purchase online 24/7 at www.capitolbooksandgifts.com
. Developmental Disabilities Service Organization (DDSO) operates the gift shop, and proceeds go to services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Learn more about DDSO at www.ddso.org.
Capitol Books and Gifts is the gift shop of the California State Capitol Museum.
Located in the lower level of the California State Capitol Building
, the gift store is your one-stop shop for souvenirs of the Capitol, gifts, and all things California! Our shop provides a unique and convenient opportunity to purchase gifts for your California friends and family or mementos of your California vacation.
Specializing in items related to California history and nature, the shop offers an outstanding selection of books, cards and posters, local artwork and artisan jewelry, glassware, apparel, toys, ornaments and seasonal gifts, as well as other souvenirs perfect for all price ranges.
Our selection of tees and hoodies in unisex and women’s styles from size small to XXL, neckties, hats, and socks are adorned with Capitol, California Bear Flag, and poppy designs, some custom made just for us and available exclusively at Capitol Books and Gifts.
Choose from an outstanding selection of books, fine jewelry, glassware, home goods, wood boxes, cards, and seasonal gifts in all price ranges. We carry gold plated commemorative ornaments, historical relics, hand dyed silk scarves, ceramic sculpture, and other museum quality gifts.
We offer youth tee shirts and hoodies, infant and toddler onesies and tees, children's books, replica coins and historical documents, plush toys, pencils, pencil cases, replica bear claws, and many other fun and educational mementos. Children delight in finding souvenirs representing the official state song, bird, flower, rock, and fossil.
PROCEEDS directly support DDSO
: DDSO offers programs to enrich the quality of life for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities by fostering individual growth, creativity, and community involvement through innovative strategies and artistic expression. We also feature original artwork created by participants in our programs available for sale. For DDSO artists, selling their artwork is an opportunity to develop employment skills and earn fair wages.
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