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“1968 Exhibit”

Oakland Museum of California
Ranked #1 of 128 things to do in Oakland
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Oakland Museum of California provides unique collections, exhibitions and educational opportunities designed to generate a broader and deeper understanding of and interest in California's environment, history, art and people. Museum programs are responsive, accessible and meaningful to the public, including school children, teachers, scholars, the immediate Oakland community, and an increasingly diverse California population.
Reviewed November 16, 2012

Lots of interactive exhibits. Be prepared to read a lot. Very informative and nice displays. Period clothing and furniture. Hubby bored sai he knew all the stuff already. Fun game of 7 random questions testing your musical knowledge of 1968. Exhibit closes Nov 25, 2012. Museum opens at 11 am. Closes at 5 pm CAUTION. During week best to go in afternoon. (or call ahead and ask if any school groups scheduled) TONS of noisy kids running around. They come for the California exhibit (which is excellent too) but they visit other exhibits as well. GREAT PLACE AND HELPFUL STAFF.

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Reviewed November 15, 2012

Oakland Museum has many rotating exhibits, so you are never seeing the same thing twice. Currently there is the "1968" exhibit, loads of memorabilia from 1968, including a helicopter, Vietnam era! Also is the glass exhibit, it's just wonderful. On the first Friday of each month is an evening of entertainment. The cafe has excellent food. This is a must for any visitor to Oakland!

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Reviewed November 14, 2012

I have been a regular visitor to this museum over the years, and I have never ceased to be amazed. There are always fascinating "visiting" exhibits and the permanent exhibits are constantly being re-vamped.

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Reviewed November 11, 2012

Don't judge this museum but its bunker-like feel when you first enter; the exhibits will soon have you enchanted. Much thought has been given to presentations which educate painlessly. They are visually exciting and often inter-active. We planned a two hour visit--and happily stayed three plus hours! Be sure to wander the grounds to see koi, sculptures, and a great roof-top view! This Oakland gem is a must-see!

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Reviewed October 31, 2012

Really takes you back in time to place in an environment that allows you to understand the relevant issues of that time.

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