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Crocker Art Museum

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Address: 216 O St, Sacramento, CA 95829
Phone Number: 916 808 7000
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Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: The Crocker Art Museum was one of the first art museums in the U.S. and is...
The Crocker Art Museum was one of the first art museums in the U.S. and is now one of the leading art institutions in California. Established in 1885, the Museum features one of the country’s finest collections of Californian art, exceptional holdings of master drawings, a comprehensive collection of international ceramics, as well as European, Asian, African, and Oceanic art.
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A Big Surprise-Great Museum

I went here with a group of teachers on an NEH seminar. What a nice surprise..lots of western artists, as well as an outstanding travelling exhibit. Even a few impressionists... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I went here with a group of teachers on an NEH seminar. What a nice surprise..lots of western artists, as well as an outstanding travelling exhibit. Even a few impressionists. Great cafeteria and gift shop. Crocker house also a nice tour..lots of history.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Many people consider Sacramento to be a small town, but it is really a medium sized city if one takes the county population into account. Its nicknames reflect this outlook: "Cowtown" and "Sacatomato." Yet, the Crocker Art Museum can compare to those in many major cities. It has historically important pieces as well as influential contemporary art. Many travelling shows... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Let me start by saying that the museum appears to be a traditional cookie cutter museum .... until ....... you venture through and wander into the original museum with AMAZING woodwork, including stairwells and objects d'art. The artist who was on display in the regular part of the museum is a skilled artist with exceptional skills in painting light in... More 

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Petaluma, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

An excellent art museum that connects the original Crocker Home to a stunning modern building on the river promenade. Plan to spend some time here, depending on what you like.

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Minas, Uruguay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

i have visited this museum , over the years, every time i go to Sacramento. This last time, to the Lutrec and cronies special show, was just fabulous. - Right up there with any other art museum on the planet! i especially appreciate the handicapped accessibility of the layout. I walk with a cane, but when i am at a... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I didn't expect much from this museum.To tell you the truth, I am not an art person but I was blown away with the artwork. I thought what the heck it's affordable and I was looking to entertain myself for a couple of hours before dinner. Needless to say I loved it. WOW! What an awakening to the world of... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This museum is very California-oriented. They have a great selection of early California pieces. They also carry very interesting traveling exhibits such as The Great Migration (Jacob Lawrence); Picasso; Rodin; Frida Kahlo; and great photograph exhibits by renowned US photographers past and present. In addition, they have a special art section for kids, and jazz Thursdays in the summer, and... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I have revisited Crocker Art Museum several times and always with the same person - and we have never gotten bored and always wished for more time and feet that didn't tire so quickly. While there were some displays and pieces we recognized, there is always something new to explore, discuss, and appreciate. The giftshop didn't "wow" me, but I've... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Crocker is a gem and we Sacramentans are very fortunate to have the museum in our community. The permanent collection is diverse and the rotating exhibits appeal to a wide audience. Additionally, the museums art education programs and other special events add a great entertainment dimension to Sacramento.

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El Dorado Hills, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Been here many times and always enjoy the quality of the displays and amount of items to see. Its laird out very well and the facility is always clean and neat. Have taken the grandkids and they are old enough to understand and enjoy the exhibits as we do.

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Address: 216 O St, Sacramento, CA 95829
Phone Number: 916 808 7000
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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