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Carpinteria Valley Museum of History

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Interesting Carpinteria History

We enjoyed our stroll through the museum, which had lots of local history and artifacts. We were... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
SMGrandma
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Santa Maria, California
Fun and interesting. Not crowded

Although I have been to Carpinteria many times I had never been to the Museum until today. The... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2018
hnshopper
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Sep 30, 2018
“Interesting Carpinteria History”
Jul 13, 2018
“Fun and interesting. Not crowded”
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956 Maple St, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2021
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

We enjoyed our stroll through the museum, which had lots of local history and artifacts. We were lucky enough to visit on the last Saturday of September when the museum also hosted their Museum Marketplace. A fun flea market with lots of colorful items.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SMGrandma
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Although I have been to Carpinteria many times I had never been to the Museum until today. The building and grounds are small but very nice. The docents did a great job explaining the exhibits. The kids remained interested for most of the tour but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed March 2, 2018

I really enjoyed my journey back in time at this museum. The docents were all very charming and kind. Although I arrived about 30 minutes to closing the docent who guided me through the museum did not rush our tour nor fail to mention any...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Although the museum is small, it has very informative exhibits, showing the history of Carpinteria. The doll house was a favorite of my granddaughter.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

I haven't gone to this museum since elementary school but I been trying to get a chance to pay a visit and go into memory lane

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed December 2, 2017

The docents are very knowledgable. Many nice exhibits in a small setting. The docents also have a long family history in the Valley.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Ricardo F
Reviewed August 31, 2017

The staff at the Museum was really Knowledgable, The Musem is not large bt you will be taken on a tour by a Docent, You will be pleasently supprised.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank poutinespaul
Reviewed June 27, 2017

Quaint little museum about the local history of Carpinteria. Free but donations are helpful. Docents are knowledgeable!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Mark P
Reviewed June 1, 2017

Because we really liked Carpinteria, we wanted to know more about it so we sought out the history museum. The docent we had was a local and very knowledgeable. There are actual life-sized cut outs of residents who were important people for the town and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank kcverde2015
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit , the lady that took us around was brilliant, so much info and free to get in ! Donation is a must such a good place to go

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank dawnf986
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