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Channel Islands Maritime Museum

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Address: 3900 Bluefin Circle, Oxnard, CA 93035
Phone Number: 805-984-6260
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Activities: Wine tasting, Shopping, Group tours/walking tour
Description: The Channel Islands (Ventura County) Maritime Museum is a cultural and...
The Channel Islands (Ventura County) Maritime Museum is a cultural and scenic haven in the Channel Islands Harbor complete with world class maritime art, an armada of ship models and ocean breezes. The museum has an ever-changing calendar of museum exhibitions. There is always something new to see. Hours 11-5 DailyAdmission$5.00 Adults, $4.00 Seniors Children $2.00 Members free
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The Channel Islands Maritime Museum moved into a beautiful venue. Parking is easy and the museum is a great place to spend time. It's chock full of beautiful artwork, model... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Oxnard
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The Channel Islands Maritime Museum moved into a beautiful venue. Parking is easy and the museum is a great place to spend time. It's chock full of beautiful artwork, model ships, written history, and much, much more. Although I've never thought of myself as someone who was interested in these things, I found that the time flew by because there... More 

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Westlake Vilage, Ca.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Recent additions have made this small museum in the harbour even better. It is worth a visit if you are in the area. However, there is little for childern to do here. It should be made far more family friendly with more kids books, puzzles out and hands activities such as treasusre hunts for them.

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Oxnard, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The maritime museum is a hidden gem. We enjoyed it so much we join so we can go back as often as we want!

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Camarillo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This place is best if you have kids, they'll love it. It's a small place packed with a couple of aquariums with the wildlife you can see along the shore and in tidepools, without the walking and (mostly) getting wet. Besides that, after you've made the tour, the beach and harbor and right there. Some nice food joints in the... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I had a few hours free on a Sunday morning so headed to the museum. I arrived right when they opened and was escorted on a tour of the lower level by a great gentleman named Peter. The nautical art is incredible. An up close look at art from long ago and far away! The model ships are exquisite! The... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Loved the 90 year old Volunteer who was so knowledgeable and gave us a fabulous tour. He had great energy

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OXNARD
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Channel Islands Maritime Museum is a treasure in CI Harbor and Oxnard! You will be amazed at all the wonderful history and beautiful art displays they have to share. They also host speakers and educational events that are incredible. Bring the family to CI Harbor and enjoy this jewel!

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Ventura, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I spend over two hours looking at the original paintings and models of old ships. The docent was very informative and his stories brought history to life. What amazed me was the amazing detail in the art work - i have included some photos of the actual ships and then zoomed in to see the detail. In addition to original... More 

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Los Altos, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I was really stunned at the quality of the collection. We went on a Sunday so there was a great docent, Peter on duty. Former Royal Navy and so passionate and helpful in historical sailing. Wow, I spent a lot more time there than expected and my 13 year old son loved it as well. A sleepy little museum I... More 

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Malibu, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Worth a 30 minute to 1 hour family visit with the kids. Plenty of shops nearby for added interest. Good local history spot.

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Address: 3900 Bluefin Circle, Oxnard, CA 93035
Phone Number: 805-984-6260
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oxnard

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