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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.
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110 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113-2383
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All reviewspermanent collectionansel adamsgift shopinteresting exhibitsdocent tourindoor and outdoor seatingevery monthfree admissionnice visitmain flooron displayworth a visitwithin walking distancefor salewalk aroundsilicon valleyacross the street
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a very small museum and doesn’t take long to go thru. There were a few exhibits to view. There’s a store too as well as a cafe. It cost $10 for admission. The receptionist must have told me 5 times to stay 6 feet...More

Thank Jill D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum has all the basics needed for a legitimate modern art museum: Calder mobile? Check. And y'know, I'm assuming if you're checking outa modern art museum, you know the rest. ;) The museum clean, well-lit, well-ventilated and handicap-accessible with a ramp and elevator that...More

Thank HopALongHari
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little art museum will not take much time to see, but I was impressed by some of the art that is made from different materials, like the tower that seemed to be made of silk. Also the different pics drawn by pencil instead of...More

Thank Marta E
Reviewed June 5, 2018

This is a relatively small museum. The permanent collection is a set of American Prints (lithographs and such)... from 19th and 20th century, depicting urban and rural scenes. It is a unique collection... but not very big. The special exhibits of course rotate and vary....More

Thank Globalist3000
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Within walking distance of the hotels in downtown San Jose, this modest but very well curated art museum is a gem. Allow 1-2 hours. This is not an encyclopedic collection of world masterpieces but features 20th and 21st century West Coast artists. The temporary exhibits...More

Thank JVPURINS
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

It's a small museum, so the price is just right ($10 per adult), and it features local artists. The theme is mostly modern/contemporary. There's a cafe too. Nice way to spend 45-60min in downtown San Jose.

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Reviewed March 21, 2018

I had extra time on a Monday morning, so I walked around the museum. I found the most interesting exhibits were the American Scene prints, and the The Propeller Group's "The AK-47 vs The M16, 2015, fused AK-47 and M-16 projectiles encased in ballistics gel"....More

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Reviewed February 20, 2018

we stop by this place as we were walking by some very interesting pictures and art work. some are certainly thought provoking the 4 of us had lots to talk about when we were done there that is for sure

Thank Margscott
Reviewed January 18, 2018

Small museum mainly dealing with contemporary art. The exterior of the building is very inviting but the collection inside is very limited unless there are special exhibits going on. Worth a visit if you have the time. Not a must visit with all the choices...More

Thank Kailasanath
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Some amazing exhibits. Saw a photography exhibit that was surprisingly creative and breathtaking. Don't miss this place if you are staying in downtown area.

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