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The Haggin Museum

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Address: 1201 N Pershing Ave, Stockton, CA 95203
Phone Number: 209-940-6300
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Wed - Fri 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Description: The Haggin Museum, an art and history museum, has been referred to by...
The Haggin Museum, an art and history museum, has been referred to by Sunset magazine as “one of the undersung gems of California.” The art collection features works by noted 19th-century painters Albert Bierstadt, Rosa Bonheur, and William-Adolphe Bouguereau, along with many other American and European artists. The history displays focus on this area’s past and residents, including Charles Weber, Stockton’s founder; Benjamin Holt, inventor of the Caterpillar tractor; and Tillie Lewis, the “Tomato Queen.”
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Great place to learn about our stockton history

You need to take time to see our history,who did what, what was developed and made here,what's been given to the rest of USA and learn to appreicate the positives of our home... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Stockton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

You need to take time to see our history,who did what, what was developed and made here,what's been given to the rest of USA and learn to appreicate the positives of our home town... " TAKE THE TIME TO ENJOY THIS BEAUTIFUL PLACE "

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The Haggin covers local history and culture well, but it's also got an impressive cache of major international artworks. In addition to the largest museum collection of pieces by seminal 20th century commercial artist JC Leyendecker, it possesses works by Gaugin, Renoir, and Albert Bierstadt, among others. The Haggin also hosts visiting exhibits and community events, so there's always something... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

What a nice surprise. This museum is a little gem for Stockton. Beautiful artwork and neat exhibits. Tour the museum then picnic in the lovely park. The Haggin is located in a nice upscale area of Stockton. Do make it a point to visit.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Interesting museum and certainly glad we stopped for a couple of hours to check it out. Mixed exhibits of paintings and antiques. Staff of volunteers was very helpful. The location, a city park, put your parking options on the street with a short walk to the museum. The building is both a typical museum high ceilings spaces but has some... More 

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Stockton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Haggin Museum is a great place to appreciate art; learn about California history; and attend special Thurday evening events twice a month--all for a reasonable entrance fee. It's located in a beautiful park with a rose Gardena, duck pong and playground equipment! A great place for a pinic and a family gatherings!

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Stockton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Haggin has so many interesting exhibits. From artworks to old tractors! I love the down stair where're they have recreated an old town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We stayed overnight in Stockton on our way South. The Haggin wa a great find. Lots of all kinds of stuff from a good collection of fine art to old huge farm equipment . Great building in a large park. Something for everyone, including kids. Clearly the highlight of Stockton.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

To begin, The Haggin is easy to find being just off the main road Pershing Ave. It is set in a large park area. The day we went there were families enjoying the park, playing soccer and people walking their dogs. There is a rose garden that I think will be beautiful in the spring, granted it is small and... More 

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Stockton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Local history to modern art. Popular temporary exhibits and a fantastic collection of western landscapes and classic great masters. Bring your out of town guests to see one of the many reasons that Stockton is a magnificent place to live.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

For a city the size of Stockton, this is an incredible museum. There is an excellent collection of 19th c. paintings, the highlights of which are the Bierstadts and other painters like Bougereau and Jerome. The other half of the museum focuses on local history with fun exhibits. It is worth going out of your way. Nice gift shop too.

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