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Carpinteria Valley Museum of History

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Fun and interesting. Not crowded

Although I have been to Carpinteria many times I had never been to the Museum until today. The... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Atlanta, Georgia
via mobile
Great Tour From Friendly and Well-Studied Docents.

I really enjoyed my journey back in time at this museum. The docents were all very charming and... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2018
Rokc E
United States
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956 Maple St, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2021
+1 805-684-3112
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Although I have been to Carpinteria many times I had never been to the Museum until today. The building and grounds are small but very nice. The docents did a great job explaining the exhibits. The kids remained interested for most of the tour but...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

I really enjoyed my journey back in time at this museum. The docents were all very charming and kind. Although I arrived about 30 minutes to closing the docent who guided me through the museum did not rush our tour nor fail to mention any...More

Thank Rokc E
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Although the museum is small, it has very informative exhibits, showing the history of Carpinteria. The doll house was a favorite of my granddaughter.

Thank LoriGrg
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

I haven't gone to this museum since elementary school but I been trying to get a chance to pay a visit and go into memory lane

Thank gsotelo805
Reviewed 2 December 2017

The docents are very knowledgable. Many nice exhibits in a small setting. The docents also have a long family history in the Valley.

Thank Ricardo F
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The staff at the Museum was really Knowledgable, The Musem is not large bt you will be taken on a tour by a Docent, You will be pleasently supprised.

Thank poutinespaul
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Quaint little museum about the local history of Carpinteria. Free but donations are helpful. Docents are knowledgeable!

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Because we really liked Carpinteria, we wanted to know more about it so we sought out the history museum. The docent we had was a local and very knowledgeable. There are actual life-sized cut outs of residents who were important people for the town and...More

Thank kcverde2015
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit , the lady that took us around was brilliant, so much info and free to get in ! Donation is a must such a good place to go

Thank Dawn F
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

The museum is so interesting but what made it Better is the tour guide. She is so knowledgeable about the museum. I spent over an hour there and loved every minute. I also purchased a few good books. They have a nice gift shop

Thank Bridgetpianos
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