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Ventura County Museum of History & Art

100 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-2607
805-653-0323
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Delightful place to learn a little about Ventura and enjoy local artists. I would recommend any... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Stacey M
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Ventura, California
all hype

I wanted to see their bicycle exhibit. quite a let down. the Kirby display was good. plus a few... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
surfintrekie
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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100 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-2607
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Delightful place to learn a little about Ventura and enjoy local artists. I would recommend any resident visit at least once. We are members and love the events and lectures they share. Would love to see more investment into this museum and watch it flourish...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

I wanted to see their bicycle exhibit. quite a let down. the Kirby display was good. plus a few outside displays. ask for a military discount.

Thank surfintrekie
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

My 4 year old son and I were on a day trip to Santa Paula to see a handful of Passport 2 History Museums (look up that program if you don't know about it!). Our last stop was the excellent Ventura County Museum of Agriculture,...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Charming small museum, inexpensive. Learned some of the history of Ventura. Had a great guest exhibit. Great to spend an hour to tour.

Thank Pat H
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

The Ventura County Museum has long been a favorite. Their featured exhibitions change often and are always well done. Newly remodeled, the museum is beautiful. The added meeting/conference space is a gift to the community. Special events there keep us coming back. There is always...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

For a local, small town type of museum, this is a lovely building and grounds and does a wonderful job of the exhibits it gets. It would be nice to get some of the more famous items that its northern neighbor in Santa Barbara gets,...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2017

This was our first time visiting a museum where close to 50% of the exhibits were outside due to the Californian weather. We found that it covered the local history and had some modern images on display also.

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Reviewed 5 March 2017

We visited the newly reopened museum today. Parts of the museum are very appealing; the rock wall in front, the mosaics and murals, the wonderful art collection. There is an educational area for children. In a separate room there is the display of historical figures;...More

2  Thank Elesem57
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

If you are looking for a little of Ventura's history, this is the place. If you need a nice and spacious venue for your event, this is the place too!

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Reviewed 28 July 2016

or grand children. Enclosed, so it's safe from the street. Areas just for the children. It's not so big that you feel overwhelmed. Good exhibits and the docents are very knowledgeable.

Thank jtdanza
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