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Reagan Ranch Center

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We have been to the Reagan Library, and this small museum gives some interesting information and... read more

Reviewed January 28, 2019
Sandi W
Lehi, Utah
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While it is substantially smaller that the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, there are several... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Lorraine W
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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...more
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217 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3833
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Reviewed February 13, 2019

This is not a must see. Focused on Reagan's ranch which is near Santa Barbara. If you like Reagan ( I do), than worth the time. Otherwise, visit the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley. No fee for this Center.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 28, 2019

We have been to the Reagan Library, and this small museum gives some interesting information and stories that you don't find elsewhere, along with a lot of information about Pres. Reagan's life at the ranch. We were especially touched by the Secret Service agent's story...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sandi W
Reviewed December 7, 2018

Worth visiting, convenient location. Hours are somewhat limited so planning your visit ahead of time would be useful to avoid disappointment. Staff can be a bit annoying as they persist in trying to get personal info for their big data base in the sky.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Paul E
Reviewed November 6, 2018

While it is substantially smaller that the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, there are several historical records and sites to see in the Reagan Ranch Center on each floor. One of President Reagan's Jeep is inside the Center along with his well-known and not so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lorraine W
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Would highly recommend this. We were taken around by a guide who narrated with lots of helpful information, patiently answered questions, and even took our picture. Also, not only is it free but they make no obvious attempt to get donations.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

The Reagan Ranch Center is a great place to visit when you are in Santa Barbara. It is right next to the train station and about 2 blocks up from the beach and Stearns Wharf on State Street. The staff is friendly and the displays...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

This is a Gem. It is free. How nice to dedicate this building to Ronal Regan's Ranch and life on the Ranch. There are many hands on displays. The education you get about Regan and his life away from the White House is so interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018

Had a hour before our flight home, so decided to visit the Reagan Ranch Center. Overall the displays and the information were very informative. I do question the need to provide all your personal information before you can enter the center. I also questioned the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

We visited this place en route to our next destination. What a find. We thoroughly enjoyed the information and stories about the Great man. It contains many artefacts. Photographs of his ranch and many more. His riding Boots, Furniture, short film and lots of data...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

This was an unexpected pleasure. Some have complained about the need to provide “personal information”. It requires name address and email address if you have one. Can’t see why that would put you off visiting. The staff were incredibly helpful , informative and friendly. It...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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September 1, 2015|
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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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June 12, 2015|
Response from Sandra P | Reviewed this property |
There is a ten dollar donation suggested.
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April 23, 2015|
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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.