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Oceanside Museum of Art

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Great Art Museum Showcasing California Style Art

To be sure this is a fine art museum but not the place to go for old European Masters. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Windsor, Canada
The cultural center of Oceanside!

A contemporary regional art museum that features different artists in many mediums every few... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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“small world”(2 reviews)
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704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054-2802
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To be sure this is a fine art museum but not the place to go for old European Masters. The collection is slanted toward California artists. With a great collection of folk art and craft art you can really see the sense of the bright...More

Thank jfarlam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A contemporary regional art museum that features different artists in many mediums every few months. Not only that, but they offer art receptions, classes, lectures and concerts. Please visit - you will be amazed!! The gift shop has wonderful handmade items.

Thank Tanya C
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Enjoyed looking at the art made from different mediums even pills. During the summer they also had free music band on Fridays Art Walk. They offer free entrance to military and dependents.

Thank rmango2
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Framed by an interesting work of architecture, this small museum has just a handful of galleries, and always some thoughtful and moving pieces ... but you'll leave wishing for a bit more. The very best time to visit: a Thursday night free concert, mixing enjoyment...More

Thank onetravelman
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The museum attempts to be be BIG CITY but fails. It's pretty much all we have in Oceanside, but I was disappointed by the quality of display and the employees were not enthusiastic at all.

Thank Doc1213
Reviewed April 24, 2018

We took an hour to walk through the exhibits and admire the creativity, stunning originality and amazing displays found in this little museum. Much love goes into the exhibits with a great supporting membership and volunteers. Cute little gift shop with local finds on your...More

Thank Walker S
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

This museum was awesome. Surprising (nice surprise) to find such an array of media. Wide-ranging grouping of art included a major display by a local artist.

Thank Jeanne L
Reviewed February 12, 2018

Having read about the Rolly Crump exhibit in the San Diego paper we decided we had to visit this museum. We are so glad we did. Besides the Rolly Crump art, the museum had other very interesting exhibits, all beautifully arranged. The docents were very...More

1  Thank Barbara S
Reviewed January 22, 2018

We love art and this is a great little spot to check out the local art and current exhibit. Nice gift shop.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed January 16, 2018

Not sure how long it's going to be there, but this is a fun exhibit. Rolly Crump was one of the artists who designed Disneyland's "Small World" and this is a display of some of his artwork. See it while you can@

1  Thank morris91030
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