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“great permanent collection, good exhibits” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Laguna Art Museum

Laguna Art Museum
307 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
949-494-8971
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Ranked #11 of 24 attractions in Laguna Beach
Type: Art Museums
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Owner description: Longest established art museum in California.
Encinitas, California
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104 reviews 104 reviews
58 attraction reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“great permanent collection, good exhibits”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

This is where you get to appreciate the art history of California; you do not have to go to France, there is an extraordinary history of art tight here!

Visited May 2012
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Aliso Viejo, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Free on First Thursday Nights”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

FREE the first Thursday of every month from 5:00-9:00 p.m. I enjoyed this place immensely. You have to like art obviously. It has the added dimension of being very closely tied to the history and culture of Laguna Beach, which is an art village. Located right next to Las Brisas and a you can take a nice stroll along Heise Park for the best sunsets. Great date activity!

Visited April 2012
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Mission Viejo, California
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Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Art for the everyday person.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

This Museum has been on my radar from day one. How can it not be? Its right on PCH across from two GREAT breakfast cottages and around the corner from Las Brisas. You can spend all morning and into the afternoon just on this one corner of PCH.

Visited March 2012
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Laguna Beach
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“A Local Treasure”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

One of the oldest museums in CA is still one of the best. Director Malcolm Warner does a great job of keeping the exhibits interesting, and of course, the location is ridiculously convenient for a pre/post walk in Heisler Park or downtown Laguna. Makes for a special day!

Visited August 2012
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Palm Desert, California
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Great exhibition of California artists”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

This is a terrific small museum to enjoy California artists. The collection seems very well curated and includes some of the lesser-known but remarkable artists.

Visited July 2012
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