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De Saisset Museum

500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA 95053
408 554 4528
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Ranked #8 of 20 attractions in Santa Clara
Traveler Description: Isabel De Saisset (1875-1950) was the daughter of Pedro and Maria Palomares de Saisset, a prominent and very rich couple in the Santa Clara Valley... more »
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Dallas, TX
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106 reviews 106 reviews
17 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

This is a wonderful find on the campus of Santa Clara University. If you are near or on campus, plan a visit to see a wide variety of art. Don't miss the Spanish Colonial exhibits on the lowest floor.

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Denver, CO
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60 reviews 60 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

This is a great little gem that has some fascinating historical context for the town and mission of Santa Clara. The entire museum can be viewed and reviewed in 30-40 minutes.

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Berkeley, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

This small museum just inside the campus entrance has had a variety of focused shows.

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San Jose, California
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22 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

The top floor of the museum holds the non-permament collection which means...NO PHOTOGRAPHY!!!!!!! I, however, learned that the hard way and got followed around by noisy girls (who work there) the rest of the time I was there. I got a bit annoyed but that's how museums operate, pals! =) Lolz!!!!! The permanent collection (located on the bottom floor) allowed... More

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