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San Jose Museum of Art

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Address: 110 South Market St, San Jose, CA 91553
Phone Number: 408-271-6840
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: One of San Jose's most historic buildings, this former post office is now...
One of San Jose's most historic buildings, this former post office is now home to a permanent collection, and it features rotating exhibits as well.
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Easy Access Modern Art

Great small museum with some really interesting exhibitions. We really enjoyed 'Beta Space', 'City Limits, City Life' and in particular 'Postdate: Photography and Inherited... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Barossa
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40 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Great small museum with some really interesting exhibitions. We really enjoyed 'Beta Space', 'City Limits, City Life' and in particular 'Postdate: Photography and Inherited History in India'.

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The gallery's website tempts you in with David Nash, Roy Lichtenstein, Alexander Calder, Edward Hopper, Henry Moore, even Picasso. You pay $8 to get in. Then you find that none of that is available because all the rooms are full of special exhibitions. It wouldn't be so bad if they were worthwhile, but they're not. Two rooms occupied by nothing... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

It's a small museum with modern art. The one exhibit of Orozco work was nice though. There was also an exhibit with space stuff which was kinda cool. My daughter enjoyed it. The gift shop is really nice. Wasn't crowded at all on a Sunday.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Grab a bag with pads and pencils, go around the museum and sketch yourself! You will find a simple array of differing contemporary art mostly flat art, nothing too challenging (no felt or grease, no nudity, or questioning our relationship to race, sex, et cetera)

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This is a small museum, but for the size had some very interesting and thoughtfully curated exhibits. I would definitely go back.

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I love having a museum nearby and try to attend and check out the new exhibits a couple of times a year. Unfortunately the offerings I this museum are limited. I will be the first to say the more "advant guarde" focused artwork is often not my favorite. Many of the installations are not particularly interesting to me. My most... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Not impress by the art. The staff is really nice. When I walked in very few people Erie there. The outside does not look like a museum at first but a church! The gift shop was lovely. The space is open and exhibits are given adequate rom to show off the art.

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Hubbardston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

It was a nice musuem, and the art was different. My family and I enjoyed it and the price wasn't bad at all!

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Sandy, Utah, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I tried to get into it but it just didn't work for me. The sequence of american indian vs indian in america was quite good. The rest of the India stuff was minimal and low quality. The blue cube was dumb. The city limits was ok but too minimal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This museum is full of very unique and fun pieces. It is very affordable, especially as far as attractions in the city go, and it was just a great place to relax for an hour or so and take in the art.

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Additional Information about San Jose Museum of Art

Address: 110 South Market St, San Jose, CA 91553
Phone Number: 408-271-6840
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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