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Long Beach Museum of Art

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great Little Art Museum

This is not a large museum. So, you only need a 1-2 hours to visit. But, their primary exhibits... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2017
Pasadena, California
Great Setting with Changing Exhibits

This is a sweet, compact museum that often features works of a single artist or style. There is... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2017
Long Beach, California
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Located high on a cliff overlooking the Pacific, this museum complex features the historic Elizabeth Milbank Anderson summer home and carriage house, both built in 1912, plus magnificent gardens, a permanent collection of European and California art...more
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2300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90803-2442
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

It took us less than two hours to go through this small museum, but the three shows going on during our visit were thoughtfully chosen and presented. The curator(s) clearly cares about the community and has made an effort to showcase local artists; I was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

Saw the exhibit Jane Brucerk: Fragile Thought, which I found both interesting & moving. The museum is very small & doesn't seem to have much of a permanent collection, but it is worth a visit. The brunch on weekends is offered in a beautiful setting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

There is always something interesting to see at the LBMA, and it is situated on the ocean, so the setting is lovely. Be sure and see if Clare's, the restaurant next door is open for you visit. A delightful place to eat in a gorgeous...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

The museum is a quaint place to visit it took us about 45 mins to look at their displays with Matisse as the featured artist. The have a view of the beach on their 2nd floor and ground floor have children’s art and small working...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

With its quaint and local establishment this museum sits on the top of a hill overlooking the ocean. It’s is as beautiful on the inside as on the outside. The varying exhibits are always enlightening and fun. It is large enough to entertain mass groups...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

This is a tiny museum but can have interesting exhibits at times. Check for free days, Friday is when we go. The best part of it is probably Claire's cafe - really lovely restaurant on the premises with seating in a lovely ouotdoor environment.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Judith D
Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

My friend and I came on a day where the main exhibit halls were closed, but thus got a free look at the photo program, consisting of photographers capturing the beautiful ports and ships in Long Beach. If there were exhibits, admission would be $7,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Andrew P
Reviewed October 17, 2017

Ocean front dining in Long Beach, CA at its best. I love coming here with family and friends for weekend brunch. The entire menu is great. It's an experience everyone needs to have! Then, stop by next door and visit the Long Beach Museum of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Chris C
Reviewed September 15, 2017

This is not a large museum. So, you only need a 1-2 hours to visit. But, their primary exhibits change from time to time. We visited while they had an extensive exhibit of work by the Cuban artist Rafael Soriano, representing his entire career from...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank JDBonthemove
Reviewed July 22, 2017

This is a sweet, compact museum that often features works of a single artist or style. There is also a permanent collection of American and European art though often not accessible due to temporary installations. It would be wise to check ahead on current exhibitions...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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July 19, 2017|
Response from 762carolc | Reviewed this property |
The museum parking lot is 2 doors to the west of the museum.
Diane D
May 8, 2017|
Response from markmd | Reviewed this property |
I think so, but it would make much sense to ask them.