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Crocker Art Museum

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Address: 216 O St, Sacramento, CA 95829
Phone Number:
+1 916-808-7000
Today
10:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Tue - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
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The Crocker Art Museum was one of the first art museums in the U.S. and is...

The Crocker Art Museum was one of the first art museums in the U.S. and is now one of the leading art institutions in California. Established in 1885, the Museum features one of the country’s finest collections of Californian art, exceptional holdings of master drawings, a comprehensive collection of international ceramics, as well as European, Asian, African, and Oceanic art.

The Crocker is CLOSED every Monday.

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Great Early California Art

I go to the Crocker to view the early California art. There is plenty more there, but the California art is fantastic.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I go to the Crocker to view the early California art. There is plenty more there, but the California art is fantastic.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The museum has an impressive art collection; some ongoing and some rotated. The rotated art includes a variety of art tastes. The wing that was added few recent years ago is a nice contrast to the original museum building, which in of itself is worth seeing. The museum also hosts special events, seems typically in the evenings.

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Jackson, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Crocker Art Museum is a wonderful place to introduce children to art appreciation. A cafe allows for snacks or eating and the bookstore is great to explore. Works rotate and are stationery.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited here w/ my kids who happen to be in their art program. Museum itself is wonderful and have a very good collection of California arts. If you're BOFA member it's part of their free musuem list on 1st weekend of each month.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Always changing with new events. The two buildings offer a real comparison of past and present alone. Wonderful place to visit.

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Sacramento
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Certainly worth the price of admission. Nice historical section and quite interesting if you are curious about local history. Nicely preserved/renovated sections of the original building.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The new side of the museum is very bright and white, and there's a lot of great art on that side, but I still love the old mansion better. I could have stayed for hours just on the upper level where the oldest paintings are. I love the one Claesz van Heda still life. The pottery exhibit is also among... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice museum to check out if you run out of things to do in Sacramento. Much bigger than it looks from the outside. Most of the stuff is on the 3rd floor. You can easily spend a couple hours here checking out the artworks.

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Chico, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here initially in September and I have been here many times. When we learned about the Dia de Los Muertos Celebration, we bought tickets on the spot. The show was breathtaking in its presentation of the celebration of music, dance, fashion show, and light show. I will be back for this outstanding show and will bring friends from... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Both wings of this museum are great and have a wide variety of attractions. They also host a number of events ranging from classical or Jazz concerts, art nights for adults and family craft camps. Located right on the river its worth taking a small walk to see the sunset after your visit too.

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