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“Nice museum” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Oakland Museum of California

Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street, Oakland, CA 94607
510-318-8400
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Ranked #3 of 47 attractions in Oakland
Type: History Museums, Art Museums, Natural History Museums, Museums
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Owner description: The Oakland Museum of California provides unique collections, exhibitions and educational opportunities designed to generate a broader and deeper understanding of and interest in California's environment, history, art and people. Museum programs are responsive, accessible and meaningful to the public, including school children, teachers, scholars, the immediate Oakland community, and an increasingly diverse California population.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Nice museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Very interesting museum in downtown Oakland. Parking in the same building at a discount so we didn't have to look for parking. Well worth the admission charge.

Visited October 2013
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Oakland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Interesting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 via mobile

It's been years since the last time I was there! Had an assignment for my art class. Got to learn the lay out of the museum, very interesting and entertaining! Various displays caught my attention.

Visited April 2013
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Exeter, California
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Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Afternoon Outing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

The exhibits are always interesting here --usually emphasizing some facet of California culture or history. Worth a day trip when visiting the east bay. BART-close

Visited September 2013
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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“A small perfect place to visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

The exhibits are superbly done, the art is great and the atmosphere is very hip with indoor and outdoor eating areas.

Visited August 2013
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Davis, CA
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“Great museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

One of my favorite museums as it focuses on California artists, natural life, and history. Easy to access by BART, nice cafe.

Visited October 2013
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