Ongoing Events

Operating Hours:

Call 707-742-4108

Entry Fee:

Adults: $3. Children $2.


State Capitol:
115 West G St., Benicia, CA

Fischer-Hanlon House:
135 West G St., Benicia, CA

Benicia State Capitol

Accessibility Statement

California State Parks supports equal access. Prior to arrival, visitors with disabilities who need assistance should contact the park at 707-745-3670

Ongoing Events

Spring Events

spring_events    Vintage Games & Ice Cream Churning

Ongoing events at the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park


Events are sponsored by the Benicia State Parks Association. Vintage Lawn games are held on the Capitol lawn, hand churned ice cream is made. Groups such as the American Civil War Association also participate at the historic site. All volunteers are invited to the volunteer appreciation event. Warm cider and cookies from the wood burning stove are served in the Fischer Hanlon house kitchen during the winter Open House. Victorian Ornament making by local girl scout troops is done at the Capitol building.
These events are made possible through donations and consistent community involvement.

Tours of Historic Site

During operating hours of the Benicia State Historic Park, open public tours and private tours are available. Contact (phone number here) to confirm tour availability Scheduled group and school tours of the historic park need to be made through the Benicia State Parks Association (phone number here). An additional charge will apply for the scheduled historic interpretive tours. Visitors are advised to call prior to scheduling a visit or to schedule a school or group tour (30 days in advance). The adult admission ticket fee for the historic park is $3 and $2 for children 6-17 years of age. Included in the ticket fee is admission to the Historic Benicia State Capitol, the Fischer-Hanlon house, the historic house garden and the Carriage house.

Call: 707-745-3670 – office/message for current information. or contact us through the web site.