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Oceanside Museum of Art

704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054-2802
+1 760-435-3720
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Small, intimate and very interesting

We took an hour to walk through the exhibits and admire the creativity, stunning originality and... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
Walker S
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San Diego, California
Oceanside, California Art

This museum was awesome. Surprising (nice surprise) to find such an array of media. Wide-ranging... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Jeanne L
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Hillsboro, Oregon
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  • Excellent53%
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“gift shop” (8 reviews)
“small world” (2 reviews)
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704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054-2802
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

We took an hour to walk through the exhibits and admire the creativity, stunning originality and amazing displays found in this little museum. Much love goes into the exhibits with a great supporting membership and volunteers. Cute little gift shop with local finds on your...More

Thank Walker S
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

This museum was awesome. Surprising (nice surprise) to find such an array of media. Wide-ranging grouping of art included a major display by a local artist.

Thank Jeanne L
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Having read about the Rolly Crump exhibit in the San Diego paper we decided we had to visit this museum. We are so glad we did. Besides the Rolly Crump art, the museum had other very interesting exhibits, all beautifully arranged. The docents were very...More

1  Thank Barbara S
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We love art and this is a great little spot to check out the local art and current exhibit. Nice gift shop.

Thank Susan M
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Not sure how long it's going to be there, but this is a fun exhibit. Rolly Crump was one of the artists who designed Disneyland's "Small World" and this is a display of some of his artwork. See it while you can@

1  Thank morris91030
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Small regional museums are often watered down versions of larger ,useums, but the OMA takes excellent advantage of the opportunity to showcase exhibits with local ties. When we isited, there was an exhibit that was part of a regional partnership showcasing the unique art that...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

I was lured into driving down the San Diego Freeway because this museum was hosting an exhibit on Rolly Crump, a renowned artist who worked with Walt Disney on building the It's A Small World attraction at Disneyland. Not only were there displays that gave...More

Thank Alex Q
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

The OMA is a magnificent place to enjoy art with ew exhibits displayed all the time. The building itself housing the Museum is a restored portion of Old City Hall and located right next to Historic Fire Station # 1. Architect Frederic Fisher's addition of...More

2  Thank M7571QGmikeb
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

It is a small gallery but still has some great stuff. It only took an hour to see everything, but go and support the arts. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We came for the exhibit with some Disney aspects and that was good....More

Thank Michael H
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Great way to get in a little culture while in downtown Oceanside! Not a large building so good for an hour or two with a nice (small) gift shop. A lot of the exhibits are not your usual art work I guess you could say...More

1  Thank Katie A
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