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The Haggin Museum

1201 N Pershing Ave, Stockton, CA 95203-1604
+1 209-940-6300
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History and Art Museum in One.

My wife and I spent at least 2 hours here. The art collection includes many American landscape... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
jbushman2017
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Fresno, California
A hidden gem

Believe it or not, but Stockton actually has some impressive art hiding in it. Big names like... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
nic_talks_travel
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San Francisco, California
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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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“local history” (17 reviews)
“victory park” (10 reviews)
“gift shop” (6 reviews)
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1201 N Pershing Ave, Stockton, CA 95203-1604
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

My wife and I spent at least 2 hours here. The art collection includes many American landscape painters with several works by Albert Bierstadt including paintings of Yosemite and the Sierras. The history portion of the museum provides very modern displays (not just a collection...More

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theHaggin, Manager at The Haggin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Thank you for making the Haggin part of your leisure time activities. Your support and kind words are greatly appreciated. Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Believe it or not, but Stockton actually has some impressive art hiding in it. Big names like Renoir, Rodin, and Rosa Bonheur are present, along with an impressive number of renown American artists Bierstadt and JC Leyendecker. The art galleries are beautiful, the history section...More

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theHaggin, Manager at The Haggin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

So pleased that you enjoyed your visit. As you may be aware, in October 2017 we reopened our art galleries. The renovation project was led by the internationally recognized design firm of Gallagher & Associates. I’m also thrilled we have just begun working with them...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

A very good place to visit and learn about the history of Stockton and the Delta area, a must for school children of the area. The lower floor of the Museum building feature historical displays of the development of Stockton and the Delta area, and...More

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theHaggin, Manager at The Haggin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Thank you for visiting the Haggin and for taking the time to write a review. Your kind words and support is greatly appreciated.

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Reviewed March 10, 2018

Great place to visit and learn about Stockton s history, they have a lot of stuff to do for the kids.

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theHaggin, Manager at The Haggin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Thank you for your kind words and support. We pride ourselves on being a family friendly activity.

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Reviewed February 27, 2018

I remember visiting the Haggin Museum as a child, and being fascinated by the Egyptian Mummy in the lower floor of the building. This time, 60 years later, I was overwhelmed by the quantity and quality of fine art on display there. Many of the...More

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theHaggin, Manager at The Haggin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

So pleased you enjoyed your recent visit. Your kind words and support is greatly appreciated. Hope you’ll come back at see us.

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Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Have you heard of "The Haggin Museum in Stockton" on the radio? Well this is it! It is a small museum of history and art. It's a fun place to bring kids (inside the museum and outside in Victoria's Park when the weather is nice)....More

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theHaggin, Manager at The Haggin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2018

Thank you for your visit and kind words. Hope to see you back at the Haggin in the future.

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Reviewed February 4, 2018

1st and 3rd Thursdays are the days to be at the Haggin with wine, entertainment, and appetizers. Last one I attended featured a quintet of clarinet players who provided a 40 minute show which was very entertaining. Also it's nice to meet new people and...More

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theHaggin, Manager at The Haggin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2018

Thank you for your kind words and support.

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Reviewed January 31, 2018

I was lucky to be there to see the Picasso exhibition from the collection of Bank of America. Besides the Picasso's, the permanent exhibition is amazing! The Higgin family collection was mostly modern American oil paintings from 1800s-1900s with extravagent American scenery such as Yosemite...More

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theHaggin, Manager at The Haggin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2018

Thank you for your kind words and support. We so pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place to take kids. Also can go rock hunting. A lot of great artists out there using the park around the museum

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theHaggin, Manager at The Haggin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2018

Thank you we pride ourselves as being a family-friendly Museum. Your kind words are appreciated.

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Reviewed January 15, 2018

Before Christmas my husband and I went to the Museum and there was a wonderful gift shop downstairs and I found a book called Tillie Lewis the Tomato Queen. Its a wonderful book and I never knew where can tomatoes came from much less fruit...More

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theHaggin, Manager at The Haggin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

Thank you for your kind words and support. Our Museum Store is one of our many gems. Tillie was an incredible woman and her story is fascinating. We’re pleased that you’ll back to visit.

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