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The Haggin Museum

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Address: 1201 N Pershing Ave, Stockton, CA 95203-1604
Phone Number: 209-940-6300
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Wed - Fri 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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The Haggin Museum, an art and history museum, has been referred to by...

The Haggin Museum, an art and history museum, has been referred to by Sunset magazine as “one of the undersung gems of California.” The art collection features works by noted 19th-century painters Albert Bierstadt, Rosa Bonheur, and William-Adolphe Bouguereau, along with many other American and European artists. The history displays focus on this area’s past and residents, including Charles Weber, Stockton’s founder; Benjamin Holt, inventor of the Caterpillar tractor; and Tillie Lewis, the “Tomato Queen.”

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A must see if touring Stockton.....

The Haggin Museum is always an educational and cultural experience that is always changing some of their larger exhibits. There are also some permanent one that reflect the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Stockton, California
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Haggin Museum is always an educational and cultural experience that is always changing some of their larger exhibits. There are also some permanent one that reflect the history of Stockton and the San Joaquin Valley. And they have a real Egyptian mummy!

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Thank Bearflagguy
Clovis, California, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haggin Museum is a special treasure to see for visitors and locals for historical founding a of Stockton and early California 49'er gold rush era. Admission is affordable and there are surprising artifacts of Stockton history. Displays are interesting and visits help support a wonderfully educational for all ages.

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Thank John N
Stockton, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Haggin always has exceptional exhibits, including recognition of art from school children. They have nice musical events that anyone can enjoy.

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Thank Joan G
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surprisingly great little museum, showcasing rare artifacts and interesting knowledge about the local area

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Thank traveleatandrepeat
Stockton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This museum highlights a collection of fine art and the history of Stockton. It is the perfect size for everyone. The gift shop is one of the best places for cards and gifts. The first and third Thursday entertainment and snacks add to the visit. There is plenty to see even through the renovation currently under way.

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Thank 5222Kathy
Stockton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

I have lived in Stockton for 60 years. The Haggin musuem is still a place of interest and a nostalgic look back in time covering Stockton's past. As a young boy and now as an adult it stirs many pleasant memories.

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Thank timothy g
Stockton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Wonderful way to spend an afternoon without spending a lot of money. Art, pioneer history, tracors and much more.

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Stockton, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Stockton's Haggin Museum is a hidden treasure not to be missed! The permanent collection holds items by Albert Bierstadt and other California artists, as well as statuary and ever-changing exhibits. The lower level holds a treasure trove of California and local history including artifacts from the founders of the Caterpillar Company. Don't miss this one!

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Thank Dennis T
Stockton.California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Great art collection and ambience. Gift shop downstairs is a real find. Every other Thursdays music and munchies are presented.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

This place deserves to be the top attraction/thing to do in the Stockton area because Stockton is overall very lame, and unless you love art and want to see it all, this isn't the place. $8 is a perfect price for the museum, kids are cheaper/free. I liked how they had a section for the Stockton school district to display... More 

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