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Ventura County Museum of History & Art
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Rotating displays keep drawing people back. Special events occur regularly. Check out their website... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wayne S
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Ventura, California
Museum of Ventura history

When we visited this last May we learned about the cycling history of Ventura County. They have a... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Linda M
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

since 13,000 BC. The museum appears more for locals . I expected more in the chumosh natives if spelled correctly. Apparently, the Chumosh lived on the Channel Islands since 13,000 BC. I wanted to
learn more about them ans not musical instruments. For the price it is worth it but needs more
Chumosh artifacts.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

We had originally planned to visit another museum but it was closed. The exhibits were varied with an interesting special exhibit of musical instruments. The historical displays helped answer questions regarding the native populations & the early community.

A room featuring a local artist was captivating and caused me to spend more time in the museum than I had anticipated.

The gift shop was very nice - good variety of books dealing with the local area.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Gail F
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Reviewed 3 May 2016

Very small museum across from the Mission. Stopped in on our way to the mission and it was worth the time. Really liked the George Stuart doll collection about the diamond necklace.

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

This is a very small museum, with only a few rooms of displays. But what they do is very well done. I enjoyed the musical instruments exhibit as well as the historical figures gallery. Admission is very reasonable, especially if you ask for the AAA or student discount. The exhibits change regularly, so I will make a point of stopping by again the next time I am in Ventura.

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

Located across the street from the Mission, this museum was a surprise find. It had very good exhibits, including one of historical dolls telling a story and a movie about the artist and the making of historically accurate dolls.

Date of experience: March 2016
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