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“Exhibits change frequently.”

San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
Ranked #29 of 135 things to do in San Jose
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Owner description: This museum traces the history of quilt making and contains beautiful examples of different quilting styles.
Los Gatos, California
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Exhibits change frequently.”
Reviewed February 3, 2013

Several interesting & unusual exhibits during the year. Many non-traditional, very innovative, all beautiful.

Visited November 2012
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Martinez, California
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great Collection and Exhibits”
Reviewed January 28, 2013

We recently visited the museum to see their 35 year anniversary exhibit. This was a great exhibit of choice pieces of their substantial quilt collection. We have also visited once before for an exhibit of Native American textiles which was great as well. The museum is of nice size and they do a great job of laying out and displaying their exhibits.

Visited January 2013
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3 Thank rlpugh1
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San Francisco
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25 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“A Great Place to visit, even if Quilts aren't your thing.”
Reviewed January 17, 2013

This museum is a gem. They have a great space, large enough to have many fine examples of quilts. They also exhibit ethnic and art clothing and things textile. The exhibits change and the quality is always there. The gift shop is very nice as well offering many items made by hand and some that aren't.

Visited January 2013
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2 Thank beadseller
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San Jose, CA
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119 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Small museum with great exhibits”
Reviewed December 29, 2012

This small museum in an obscure part of 1st street has some great textiles for you to look over. The staff is pleasant and knowledgeable.

Visited September 2012
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Los Angeles, California, United States
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Beautiful Little Gem”
Reviewed November 21, 2012

If you love textiles and quilts, you'll love this museum. We spent a good deal of time looking at each quilt, imagining the women who made them and the incredible skill it takes to make such beauties. The added bonus of clothing from various parts of the world was also wonderful. And don't forget the gift shop. It's exquisite.

Visited November 2012
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3 Thank Joan K
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