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San Jose Museum of Art

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One of San Jose's most historic buildings, this former post office is now home to a permanent collection, and it features rotating exhibits as well.
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110 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113-2383
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All reviews permanent collection ansel adams gift shop interesting exhibits docent tour indoor and outdoor seating free admission main floor nice visit on display two hours worth a visit within walking distance across the street galleries photographs chihuly
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Reviewed 17 November 2018

After passing this beautiful building many times finally stopped for a visit. There are 2 floors plus a very small room in the basement. These floors house 2 exhibits plus a few random pieces. There was very little variety to the art. Far too much...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tony R
Reviewed 15 November 2018

We happened upon this lovely museum after 5pm on the third Thursday of October. What a treat ~ admission was only $5 each and even though one of the galleries was not open to the public (setting up a new exhibition) there was still plenty...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank B S
Reviewed 27 October 2018

We have been to this museum twice within about 5 years and enjoyed it both times. What's on View has always been excellent. They focus on designing special exhibitions, which incorporate many items from their permanent collection. (They don't have galleries with permanent collections on...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank anmerowsill
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We had a lovely day here. We managed to hit in between exhibits so a part of the museum was closed to us. But they gave a voucher to come back and see the new exhibit for free. So a really good value. It's in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GoPlaces816175
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Had few expectations... not exactly an art critic... but what they have is well displayed and well explained

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Moinoniin
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Pleasant small art museum with rotating exhibits. Note it doesn't open until 11 a.m. Enjoyed the exhibit "Won Ju Lim: California Dreamin’."

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lifeisforlearning
Reviewed 24 August 2018

I love art museums, so I stopped in one of their discount days (third Thursday of the month is half price). I'm really glad I didn't pay full price for this. They specialize in modern art, which is not usually my favorite, but I thought...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank hunnyjar
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

It’s a very small museum and doesn’t take long to go thru. There were a few exhibits to view. There’s a store too as well as a cafe. It cost $10 for admission. The receptionist must have told me 5 times to stay 6 feet...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 778jilld
Reviewed 18 July 2018

This museum has all the basics needed for a legitimate modern art museum: Calder mobile? Check. And y'know, I'm assuming if you're checking outa modern art museum, you know the rest. ;) The museum clean, well-lit, well-ventilated and handicap-accessible with a ramp and elevator that...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank HopALongHari
Reviewed 15 July 2018

This little art museum will not take much time to see, but I was impressed by some of the art that is made from different materials, like the tower that seemed to be made of silk. Also the different pics drawn by pencil instead of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Marta E
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