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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 #23 of 33 things to do in Oxnard
Type: Art museums, Museums
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Type: Art museums, Museums

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Sacramento, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
19 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
21 helpful votes 21 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
14 helpful votes 14 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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209 reviews 209 reviews
69 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 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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92 reviews 92 reviews
19 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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