2021 latest: Capitol Books & Gifts is temporarily online. Purchase gifts HERE.
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 you the unique opportunity to purchase a US or California flag to be flown over the California Capitol Building before taking it home. You will get to see your flag waiving over the CA Capitol! There are multiple sizes to choose from, and you receive the flag with a certificate of authenticity.
Call or visit in advance to schedule this special service.
We offer youth tee shirts and hoodies, infant and toddler onesies and tees, children's books, replica coins and historical documents, plush toys, pencils, pencil cases, replica bear claws, and many other fun and educational mementos.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 from your purchases directly support DDSO
, offering 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.
(Assembly and Senate products are also available online.)
State Assembly Products HERE
State Senate Products HERE
9:30am - 4:30pm