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Reagan Ranch Center

217 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3833
+1 805-957-1980
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The center’s exhibit features Reagan Ranch’s artifacts, related videos/audios and photos. We had a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SWMDL60
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Oregon
A great place to visit

We went to the Reagan Ranch Center while in town for a meeting, this place is amazing being a teen... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
TexasMikeyMike
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Krum, Texas
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The Reagan Ranch Center in downtown Santa Barbara, California is open to the general public for tours and visitation Monday through Thursday from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. These galleries feature original Reagan Ranch artifacts matched with state-of-the-art, interactive, multimedia exhibits that highlight the history of Ronald Reagan’s quarter-century at Rancho del Cielo and the accomplishments of his presidency.Over six hours of dynamic multimedia exhibits provide access to exclusive speeches, interviews, radio addresses, and original video presentations. The centerpiece of the gallery is a 28-foot-long interactive “timeline” that gives users the ability to explore the “Western White House” during the 1980s.
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217 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3833
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The center’s exhibit features Reagan Ranch’s artifacts, related videos/audios and photos. We had a docent to ourselves and he went through all the exhibits with us and later gave us to time to revisit the exhibits at our own pace. I believe we spent 1...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

We went to the Reagan Ranch Center while in town for a meeting, this place is amazing being a teen in the late 70's and growing up with Ronald Reagan as President this place brings back all the memories!

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Went as a group, and arrived 15 minutes before opening. Even though the sign on the door said open, when we entered to use the rest room after our long drive there, we were scolded by one of the hosts and told to leave. Sadly,...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Set aside two hours to experience a memorable walk through history with one of the greatest leaders of the Twentieth Century! Don’t miss out on the opportunity, while visiting Santa Barbara, to get to know and understand his local contribution to this community. Be sure...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Thanks to Amy for her personal attention and sharing this amazing collection of Reagan memorabilia. The photos and stories really make this a wonderful exhibit.

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We came upon this center as we were walking by and as my husband is very interested in all things Presidential and we had visited the President Reagan Library in LA the previous day we went inside not sure if it was open to the...More

1  Thank Bob-a-JobSussex
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Worth a quick stop to learn more about the Ranch of Regan. This is not an equivalent to the Reagan Library in Simi Vally. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. It’s free easy to navigate. Couple of videos worth watching. Overall if you want...More

1  Thank RGTravelIng
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Well worth a stop for conservatives, or political junkies with open minds. Although the Center isn't very big, one really gets a sense of how, despite their Hollywood history, the Reagan's appreciated the simple pleasures of ranch living- an enormous contrast to recent political leaders....More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

seriously, if you are close to this town just go! It will take you have a day and you get an experience you will never forget. We had a private tour because we donate to the Young American Foundation. We had great time setting us...More

1  Thank Marcus V
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

We visited the Reagan Ranch Center since the real ranch is not available to tourists. It takes about 2 hours. They have a video for 20 minutes and various artifacts from the actual ranch.

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Response from Lucia G | Reviewed this property |
Hours:Mon.-Thurs. 11-4. Closed major holidays. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Call 888-872-1776 to confirm
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12 June 2015|
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There is a ten dollar donation suggested.
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Deborah P
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Response from Lucia G | Reviewed this property |
The Reagan Ranch Center is open Monday - Thursday at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm.
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