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Hidden gem, thanks Dr. Robert Gumbiner

Great treat to find arts and crafts from Pacific Islands in Long Beach. Wood carvings, some... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2017
San Francisco, California
Great Little Museum

Long Beach has a great Pacific Islander community. And, one of the very few Pacific Islander... read more

Reviewed December 7, 2016
Long Beach, California
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  • Excellent38%
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  • Average0%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible0%
22 Sep 2018
“Small, But Interesting”
27 May 2018
“A Very Brief Glimpse of Pacific Island Culture”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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695 Alamitos Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802-1514
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Reviewed September 22, 2018

Even though the size of the museum makes it seem a bit overpriced, there are many interesting artifacts inside, and don't miss the "backyard" exhibit outside.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed May 27, 2018

See it all in 15 minutes. You can learn a few things and see some indigenous art. Some pretty hibiscus outside in the sculpture garden.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank PasadenaJane
Reviewed January 22, 2018

If you have any interest in Pacific Islander art, including Palauan story boards, latte stones, etc. you will enjoy this museum. It is small, but very cool.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Emily C
Reviewed April 4, 2017

Great treat to find arts and crafts from Pacific Islands in Long Beach. Wood carvings, some textiles, stone work give a briefest taste of the marvelous art and artistry of a little know area. Many of the items are from the collection of Dr. Gumbiner....More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank JWP8
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Long Beach has a great Pacific Islander community. And, one of the very few Pacific Islander Museums in all of Southern California. While it may be small, it is curated wonderfully and speaks to the local community and its rich history.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Alexander_Designs
Reviewed July 4, 2016

This newly opened museum is based on the collection made by Dr. Robert Gumbiner. This small store front museum consists of a video room, a tatoo corner where someone was getting a tatoo while we were there, stunning objects, and a sculpture garden with wood...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed February 9, 2016

This place is very small. There is not a lot to see and when I went the person who was working was not very friendly. I only went once and will probably never go back. It would be better to visit the Museum of Latin...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank JuanitaB0nita
Reviewed July 31, 2015

This museum is smaller than most. It sits in the median of converging busy streets. While you can see most art pieces and view the videos within 2 hours, it's possible to take away information about the diverse cultures of the Pacific Islands that you...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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