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Address: 501 Poli St, Ventura, CA 93001
Phone Number: 805-654-7800
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Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

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We used the Visitors Center Historic Walking Tour Guide and visited the Ventura City Hall. It is a beautiful building with wonderful art. We also got to see the City Council... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Clayton, CA, USA
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Clayton, CA, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We used the Visitors Center Historic Walking Tour Guide and visited the Ventura City Hall. It is a beautiful building with wonderful art. We also got to see the City Council Chambers and really was impressed with the stain-glass pieces in the ceiling. Very impressing building and nice people that volunteered information about it.

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Ventura, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Maybe not a destination...but it's worth it when you're there. Grand building seemingly misplaced in this sleepy beach town. Lots of marble...and city offices. :)

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Santa Monica, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

a beautiful building, wonderful views, and great art work hanging in the halls. the city council chamber is really lovely to look at.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This landmark is a must see. Probably the most understated building in California. Originally the County court house now transformed into the City of Ventura municipal building is a must see. The building is an amazing site to behold as you approach it from downtown Ventura. The hand carved stone and craftsmanship that went into the construction of this building... More 

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Ventura, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The City Hall is fanatstic and the best views. Father Serra stands outside as a gorgeous statue. The parking in back is pretty ample and you can walk down to main streeet and explore also.

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Ventura, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The City Hall building is a wonderful building on the outside with its array of heads and its grandiose style. But inside you can find art in the lobby and along the hallways both upstairs and downstairs. Fun place to wonder and it is always cool, even on a really hot day. If you go in the back and go... More 

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Laurie, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Loved all the Spanish tile work and fantastic architecture! A real jem, over 100 years old and still amazing. The gardens surrounding it are so lovely to walk in.

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Ventura, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Venturans are proud of City Hall. It's a throwback. and I first saw it in A Woody Allen film (could be "Take the Money and Run") in a memorable scene in which Howard Cosell did a running commentary as Woody Allen's character made love to his leading lady (it could have been Diane Keaton, but was probably the actress who... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This is likely the most interesting building in Ventura. Once the County Courthouse and Jail, it is now the City Hall. There is a modern annex to the rear which thankfully is kept out of view. The most interesting aspect of the facade are the multiple blank faces which line it. They were designed so that their expressions change according... More 

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Oxnard, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

On a hot day go inside and lean against the cool marble walls! Down a corridor to the left is an alcove with a beautifully carved statue of Father Sierra. Look high up on the column to the right of the statue and see the Chumash icon put there when the building was "blessed"

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Address: Address: 501 Poli St, Ventura, CA 93001
Phone Number: 805-654-7800
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
Open Hours:
Monday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

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