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San Jose Museum of Art

110 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113-2383
+1 408-271-6840
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Great place for entertainment for 1-2 hours

This is a great place to hang out with visitors/guests for 1-2 hours as they have so many displays... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
SuzyDough
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San Jose, California
Pass away a few hrs

This was a great way to spend a few quiet hours. The Ansel Adams photography was the reason I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ries_Kitchen
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One of San Jose's most historic buildings, this former post office is now home to a permanent collection, and it features rotating exhibits as well.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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110 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113-2383
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great place to hang out with visitors/guests for 1-2 hours as they have so many displays and crafts for children. They are strict with their policy so try not to touch things that are on display. It's nice and open as you...More

Thank SuzyDough
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great way to spend a few quiet hours. The Ansel Adams photography was the reason I visited and it didn't disappoint. The other exhibits were very thought provoking. The gift shop had lots of quirky things for sale

Thank Ries_Kitchen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

San Jose is not known for its fine arts, but this little museum does a great job of showcasing interesting, diverse art forms. From small shows, such as a Milton Rogovin photo exhibit, to larger exhibits such as the Cooper Hewitt Triennial, makes a strong...More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the size of the city of San Jose, I'd consider this to be a small museum. But the displays I've seen have been well worth the trip, and it's pretty inexpensive $10 without a coupon. I've paid WAY more for way less. Clean, easily...More

Thank Kari D
Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

Very nice and well refined. We visited the temporary exhibition of 'fragile waters', including amazing photographs by Ansel Adams and Doroty Monnelly. Definitely worthed the visir.

Thank Luca G
Reviewed March 29, 2017

We arrived shortly before a tour and tour guide explained the Ansel Adams installation. They let us tag along & it was incredible. Knowledgeable staff and very, very clean!

1  Thank Sheezadove2
Reviewed March 4, 2017

I've been here two times and both times I've enjoyed it. It's a good size museum so you won't be overwhelmed and can easily see all of it. The exhibits change quite frequently so if an exhibit is being installed, it may seem disappointing, so...More

Thank Atalanta8
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

San Jose Museum of Art had some great photographs and pieces of art. Worth checking out when in San Jose.

Thank IAMTHETRAVELGOD
Reviewed January 20, 2017

Excellent curating of exciting artists, as well as more traditional exhibits. Staff are friendly and welcoming.

Thank Coyote000
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

This art museum is a gem. It is not huge and can be viewed in half a day maximum. There is always something interesting to see. There are usually two or three exhibitions on, one of which will be either invited or specially commissioned, the...More

2  Thank Tim A
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