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The Irvine Museum

18881 Von Karman Ave Ste 100, (Ground Level), Irvine, CA 92612-1559
+1 949-476-2565
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Remarkable!

Small collection of truly great art. Loved getting to know the California Impressionists... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Canafornian
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San Luis Obispo, California
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Nice small museum

It’s a little hard to find in the lobby of an office building (they validate parking). They rotate... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SaminDC
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DC
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The Irvine Museum is dedicated to the preservation and display of California art of the Impressionist Period.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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18881 Von Karman Ave Ste 100, (Ground Level), Irvine, CA 92612-1559
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Small collection of truly great art. Loved getting to know the California Impressionists. Remarkable work of our beautiful state - in a way that makes you appreciate our surroundings even more. If you enjoy art - don’t miss this!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a little hard to find in the lobby of an office building (they validate parking). They rotate their collection, and when I visited, they had California impressionists, some of which were very nice, others just ok

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

This "museum" is more like an art gallery that does not sell it's artwork, than the usual museum. The gallery is only one medium size room and so you visit will likely rather short. On the other hand admission is free and the exhibit I...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Located in a nondescript business district, I never would have known there was a museum (which is more like a gallery if anything) here had I not looked it up online. It’s free to visit and park which is really nice, just ask the front...More

Thank Colby S
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

I'm a native Californian and an admirer of the California impressionist work, so I was so hopeful to see some of the artists and works I'd admired over the years. I know the Irvine family is heavily invested in this genre. We had a museum...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Very nice place for art. I enjoyed the art museum. It showed pictures of the layout of irvine, CA it was really nice.

Thank thesuperdee
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

I've visited a number of times over the years and enjoyed it, but never as much as last week with Dora James as our very well-informed tour guide. Lovely pieces, great information; we specially enjoyed the early California history.

Thank 958Christine
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

The exhibits at the Irvine Museum change every three months. Entrance is free and free validated parking. There's also a small restaurant outside with a lovely outside sitting area with beautiful plantings and a contemporary fountain. A really pleasant visit!

1  Thank artlover91
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We have been members for years here and enjoy coming to each new exhibit as the rotate their collection, which is too large to show at this space in it's entirety. They have recently announced a partnership with The University of California, Irvine, in which...More

3  Thank James W
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

Always a great place to visit with interesting changing exhibits. Small, yes, but a nice cultural point to have in Irvine!

1  Thank Kelly H
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