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Cantor Arts Center

Lomita Dr. and Museum Way, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
+1 650-723-4177
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Wonderful museum!

This museum is a must for any visitors to Stanford or Palo Alto. Great Stanford history room as... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
kitzitanner
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Palo Alto, California
Must-see grounds and art

A tucked away gem that is well worth a visit for anyone traveling to or living in the San Francisco... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
CaliGlobeTrotter
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San Francisco, California
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The Center presents a wide selection of art in 24 galleries, plus outdoor gardens, courtyards, and terraces. The Center's collection spans 5000 years and ranges from ancient China to the 21st century.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 10 min
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Lomita Dr. and Museum Way, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
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+1 650-723-4177
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

This museum is a must for any visitors to Stanford or Palo Alto. Great Stanford history room as well as large collection of Rodin and contemporary artists.

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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

A tucked away gem that is well worth a visit for anyone traveling to or living in the San Francisco Bay Area, especially in Silicon Valley. The collection is quite impressive, including an extensive collection of Rodin sculptures. I went with my whole family including...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

free entrance, so is definitelly worth a visit if you are visiting stanford. quite a good selection of subjects

Thank John D
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I would recommend the (free) guided tour for an inside view of the Rodin collection here, one of the largest assemblies of Rodin's bronzes in the world. They include such iconic sculptures as 'The Thinker' and the ornate door 'The Gates of Hell', while the...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

The Cantor Arts Center has many very interesting exhibits and is easy to explore. The only problem is it's hard to find empty parking spaces in the area--even in the garage.

Thank KJ K
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful museum, worth spending the few hours, nice collection. Gorgeous building and grounds. Close to where my son lives near campus. Nice little cafe with outdoor patio overlooking Rodin sculpture garden.

Thank saphfirebluez
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Cantor Arts Center was a wonderful surprise. This beautiful museum houses many treasures worth your time to see. The Rodin collection is amazing. I enjoyed learning about Leland Stanford, his wife and son, who founded the university and museum. It is free to the public.

Thank THooks538
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We spent 5 hours which included our time spent in the Sculpture garden . My companion was a 9 year old who enjoyed it as much as I did. We brought pencils and paper but found out that they offer some for children once you...More

Thank ReddyBro
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The Stanford family could (can) afford to do things on a grand scale. This art museum is no exception.

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I remember visiting the museum when they reopened after the Loma Prieta earthquake. I was overwhelmed with the beauty of the architecture inside and out. I had never visited prior to restoration, but you would never know it had been damaged. The outdoor sculpture gardens...More

Thank Elaine L
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