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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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1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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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 gem situated in a lovely park

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Stockton, California
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Stockton, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Stockton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Stockton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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1 Thank Jeanette C
Stockton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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Stockton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

We had decided to take the teens to the Museum because as adults we haven't been there since junior high and our children haven't been there since grammar school. It was the first time we all actually got excited about our city's history, we actually read everything and enjoyed trying to remember where some of the buildings were. The teen... More 

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Thank Alicia A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

This museum is a real jewel. It combines a wonderful permanent collection with many well-curated visiting exhibitions.

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Thank Leslie W
Sonora, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

The Haggin is located in an old residential area of Stockton and is surrounded by a large, well kept, city park. The park hosts local baseball and other sports each week and walkers circle the area nightly. Now the museum. The Haggin has a collection of artwork, as well as exhibits that relate to the local culture and history. Until... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

We are members of the Museum and attend many of the evening programs. The museum is very nice and has lots of exhibits both permanent and temporary. We go often to the evening programs and wander through the exhibits

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