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Oakland Museum of California
#1 of 15 Museums in Oakland
The museums show us California history with local flare, the food truck vendors provide delicious food, and the musicians make it festive.
I tend to enjoy history, natural history, and science museums while my wife is more interested in art.
Chabot Space & Science Center
#2 of 15 Museums in Oakland
It's a wonderful way to introduce children, family and friends to this small but delightful observatory and museum.
We always spend an extra hour outside of the museum at the nearby park (Roberts Park) or trekking out just behind the parking lots for a mini hike.
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USS Potomac
#3 of 15 Museums in Oakland
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USS Hornet Museum Alameda 2.7 mi away
#1 of 6 Museums in Alameda
The museums curators and volunteer staff have and continue to do an incredible job in preserving and presenting this ship and its history for all to enjoy.
The USS Hornet is a museum well worth a visit in its own right, but with the people on board to guide us and inform us - the excellent and enthusiastic docents who were able to do thing like describe the distribut...
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Oakland Aviation Museum
#4 of 15 Museums in Oakland
He's been to the VA Smithsonian, the DC Smithsonian Air & Space museum, the Evergreen Aviation Museum, the Tillamook Air Museum, various other small museums in WA and OR, and spends 4 days a week at the Seattle Mu...
This museum was truly a larger than life treasure of aviation history - and the staff (John H. especially) are amazing!
African American Museum and Library
#5 of 15 Museums in Oakland
The museum and archive is in a beautifully restored Carnegie library building.
This museum has the most fabulous exhibits that are carefully thought out.
Oakland History Room
#6 of 15 Museums in Oakland
Museum of Children's Art
#7 of 15 Museums in Oakland
Cohen Bray House
#8 of 15 Museums in Oakland
Blue Door Beads
#9 of 15 Museums in Oakland
The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment
#10 of 15 Museums in Oakland
57th Street Gallery
#11 of 15 Museums in Oakland
Twomile Wines
#12 of 15 Museums in Oakland
Alameda Naval Air Museum Alameda 2.2 mi away
#2 of 6 Museums in Alameda
... mission during WWII as the ‘Gateway To The Pacific’, the Marines that served there, the incredible ‘Art Deco’ design of the enlisted barracks, mess hall, headquarters, etc buildings…then this museum is great!
The former Military air travel terminal & waiting room for NAS Alameda houses an interesting museum for a variety of military and naval experiences.
Lawrence Hall of Science Berkeley 5.4 mi away
#1 of 19 Museums in Berkeley
Wonderful hands-on Science Museum that fully engage the kids and the adults as well.
Exploratorium San Francisco 6.9 mi away
#1 of 119 Museums in San Francisco
This is one of the best science museums I have visited (compared to Ontario Science Centre or Science World BC in Canada; Rochester Museum & Science Centre in U.S.; Science Museum, UK; Cité des Science in Paris).
I love physics and hands-on experiments for kids, especially preschool and primary grade level (which we found in abundance in Chgo museums and universities for our four young'uns back in the day).
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Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) Berkeley 4.6 mi away
#2 of 19 Museums in Berkeley
I have been to dozens of art museums over the past few years and BAMPFA stands out as one of the best!
BAMPFA is a fantastic little museum with an impressive permanent collection and a constant lineup of wonderful exhibits and events.
Frank Bette Center for the Arts Alameda 2.3 mi away
#5 of 6 Museums in Alameda
Museum of Ice Cream San Francisco 7.3 mi away
#3 of 119 Museums in San Francisco
I’ve been able to go to SF and LA museums!
Museum of Ice Cream is the best museum ever!!! Everything is so colorful and happy and it has the best instagram worthy spots as well as the best and most unique ice cream
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) San Francisco 7.1 mi away
#9 of 119 Museums in San Francisco
This will become one of the great modern art museums of all time in the perfect city for creation and in the perfect location within the city.
One of the rare Museums opinion Mondays, this temple to generosity houses well-know, innovative and provocative works, plus hosts special exhibits, lectures and films.
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SS Jeremiah O'Brien San Francisco 7.3 mi away
#6 of 119 Museums in San Francisco
They have a wonderful Museum on board which has depictions of D-Day as well as lots of history about Liberty ships and what their purpose was for.
This is a brilliant piece of living working history plus an excellent museum of the D Day landings and the crucial part that these ships played in the sucess of this battle.
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Alameda Museum Alameda 3.3 mi away
#3 of 6 Museums in Alameda
Wells Fargo Museum San Francisco 7.1 mi away
#12 of 119 Museums in San Francisco
I like museums and history, and this was a quick but enjoyable visit.
This is a great museum for history buffs to learn the history of Wells Fargo, take a photo in an authentic stagecoach, see photos of old California and SF, use a vintage bank machine.
Cable Car Museum San Francisco 7.6 mi away
#5 of 119 Museums in San Francisco
Aside from the free museums in some of the world's great capitals (London and Washing DC for example), this is probably the BEST free museum I've ever been too.
One of the best transportation and transportation history museums on the planet.
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Musee Mecanique San Francisco 7.8 mi away
#7 of 119 Museums in San Francisco
Thoroughly enjoyed the museums enchanting antique machines!
It is absolutely the BEST Museum (of its kind) and the most fun thing to do in Northern California for anyone who enjoys historic games, machines, and devices, or old Amusement Parks and Roadside Attractions.
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Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive Berkeley 4.5 mi away
#4 of 19 Museums in Berkeley
Alameda Art Association Art Gallery Alameda 3.6 mi away
#4 of 6 Museums in Alameda
Bay-Made
#13 of 15 Museums in Oakland
Pardee Home Museum
#14 of 15 Museums in Oakland
Open Studios
#15 of 15 Museums in Oakland