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Carnegie Art Museum

Address: 424 South C Street, Oxnard, CA 93030
Phone Number: 805.385.8158
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Ranked #12 of 14 Attractions in Oxnard
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Sacramento, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Site of a former Carnegie Public Library, this museum was small but it was absorbing to browse through the museum and view art of California artists.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

I suggest you use cash for the entrance fee. Our credit card got charged 5 times over 7 months for the one time that we went there.

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Vancouver, Washington
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

Nice older building, small but with some impressive art. Easy parking along the side and close to old Oxnard, restaurants, park. Also right on the main route to the harbor.

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Ventura, CA
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

I have never been disappointed by an exhibition at the Carnegie Art Museum. The current David Gallup "Channel Islands" exhibition incorporating his above and below the surface paintings show incredible talent for depicting light and motion.

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Top Contributor
199 reviews 199 reviews
67 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

When they have a show it's worth the trip if you are near by. other wise it's not that big a deal.

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Los Angeles, California
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88 reviews 88 reviews
19 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2011

The Carnegie is a real find. Located in one of the classic librairys built by Andrew Carnegie, the museum hosts rotating shows primarily of California painters. The shows are always interesting showcasing the extraordinary diversity of California's painting history and present. A short distance off the 101 Freeway in the heart of downtown Oxnard it is well worth a slight... More

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