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Crocker Art Museum

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Address: 216 O St, Sacramento, CA 95829
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+1 916-808-7000
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10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
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The Crocker Art Museum was one of the first art museums in the U.S. and is...

The Crocker Art Museum was one of the first art museums in the U.S. and is now one of the leading art institutions in California. Established in 1885, the Museum features one of the country’s finest collections of Californian art, exceptional holdings of master drawings, a comprehensive collection of international ceramics, as well as European, Asian, African, and Oceanic art.

The Crocker is CLOSED every Monday.

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My favorite local museum outside of NYC

Good permanent collections of California art, interesting rotating exhibits make it fun to come back again and again

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good permanent collections of California art, interesting rotating exhibits make it fun to come back again and again

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this location after an absence of twenty years ! The prices are very reasonable for a young family, and if you allow enough time , please catch one of the docents guided tours ! The artwork reflects a time of of great wealth and prosperity, when the very rich sponsored legendary artists ! They also have sections of... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited with a friend, as we both enjoy art. The museum was lovely. It had many wonderful permanent exhibits we enjoyed of different kinds of American art. There was also the section of the original Crocker mansion that was stunning. We were there when the Ansel Adams and another Canadian photographer exhibit of the Japanese internment was displayed. Very... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The original building was nice, and the addition makes the museum a fantastic venue for displaying the Crocker's collections. Many of the early American pieces are truly exceptional.

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Sacramento, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went for a class assignment and found the special exhibit with Ansel Adams photos very compelling. I did a complete tour of the all of the galleries and I am once again impressed with the breadth. I also enjoyed the special exhibit of porcelain sculpture, Forbidden Fruit, by Chris Antemann. I found some treasures at the gift shop and... More 

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Sacramento, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great selection of art, beautiful historic building with the addition of the new modern site. Gift shop with a variety of items and prices. A super location for me! A great place to take classes on field trips.

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Thank Kathy J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Crocker is an excellent art museum. There is an old mansion and a modern building. The museum brings in special exhibitions, like the Andy Warhol exhibit. My favorite is their CA artist collection of works. It is also great place to expose children to art. The museum has many special activities to engage children with art.

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Sacramento, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was invited to a party a few months back, I had a great time. I went back a few days later. Loved the beautiful ceramic that was on displayed

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Novato, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have attended the museum as a visitor and as a person attending a social function where the museum hosted a speaking event. The museum itself is beautiful and is a mix of a recently created museum and a classic Victorian style home. The speaking event I attended was just a great as the visit to the museum with my... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing time with the kids doing arts and crafts on sunday free with admission , also get to tour the museum while we were there.

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