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Oceanside Museum of Art

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704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054-2802
+1 760-435-3720
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What a Little Gem in Oceanside

We picked up a museum pass from Macy's and were able to enjoy a number of San Diego area museums... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2017
2TravelersMn
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Unique Art Museum in a Fun town!!

I have been to the Oceanside Museum of Art several times--each time has been a unique experience... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2017
Kim G
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Panorama City, California, United States
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  • Average12%
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704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054-2802
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Reviewed June 4, 2017

We picked up a museum pass from Macy's and were able to enjoy a number of San Diego area museums including the Oceanside Museum of Art. Space, Structure, Light: The Art of Russell Forester was showing when we visited and it was delightful. A very...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2017

I have been to the Oceanside Museum of Art several times--each time has been a unique experience! They consistently have one of a kind art pieces on view. Their most recent exhibit of John Dillemuth's gomos and contraptions is not to be missed! As well...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed April 3, 2017

Small museum with interesting art work. Takes about 30-45 minutes. Pricey for the size of it. Nice employees who are willing to share their expertise.

1  Thank LaChykita
Reviewed January 26, 2017

Modern museum is made up of some historic 1920s buildings. Two floors had 4 galleries of interesting modern art. Local modern artist, print maker and off beat feminist artist. Admission is $8, $5 for seniors. They participate in the North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM) so...More

Thank Pnemiller
Reviewed January 22, 2017

Great museum built in style of Irving Gill. A short walk up pier View Way from Coast Highway in downtown Oceanside. Admission $8 for adults but they have many free events and activities for children. Sometimes on a night with food served outside (buy tickets)....More

Thank Brackstead
Reviewed December 3, 2016

beautiful museum.. a must see if in CA the exhibits were very different and it is something good to do with friend or a family event.

1  Thank verhille64
Reviewed September 30, 2016

The changes exhibits constantly, but the times I have visited I have been impressed. The do a good job showing an artist or theme and tying all of the works together in the 3 main galleries and sometimes beyond. Good information and helpful docents. There's...More

Thank Knansea
Reviewed August 25, 2016

As a local I go to OMA all the time. Their ever changing events are always fun and exciting. One of my favorite events is the Day of the Dead night. Just awesome!!

1  Thank BGoddard
Reviewed July 20, 2016

Lovely museum of art with a great schedule of social activities. Many are family friendly and promote area and local artists and activities.

Thank L B
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Since modern art is not my thing I wasn't impressed by the collection. If you are into it, the displays are interesting.

Thank sharlyn2
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