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Oceanside Museum of Art

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Address: 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054-2802
Phone Number: +1 760-435-3720
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Cool Art

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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
verhille64
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Mahwah, New Jersey
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Mahwah, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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.

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CA
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 an emphasis on San Diego and California art. The gift shop is full of handmade... More 

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Thank Knansea
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!!

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Thank BGoddard
Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank L B
Oceanside, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank sharlyn2
Oceanside, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016

some shows are very good and some not so good depending what and who you are interested in. Check on the artist that are showing before you go. Or just experience someone new.

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Thank sharon s
Redlands, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

Our visit to this museum was great! I was pleased that I got in for free because I am a student. It is not far from the beach. The exhibitions were fantastic and some included descriptions and commentary. I loved this little museum!

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Thank Marlee Ü
Saint Charles, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2016

We were in Oceanside for one of their OsideArtWalk Friday's. We began the night by stopping at the Oceanside Museum of Art. There were a few vendors outside for the event including an artist who was painting live. Inside there were a couple larger exhibitions - augmented by a handful of smaller collections. I did not see a permanent collection... More 

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Thank MatthewHundley
Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2016

This an excellent small museum. Do not expect Monet or Rembrandt. It show cases lesser known artists and many So Cal artists. It is well worth a visit.

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Thank misstweed47
Oceanside
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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2015

I have watched the museum grow over the past 4 years that I have been an Oceanside resident, and I am impressed each time I visit.

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