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Ventura County Museum of History & Art

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An Evening of Song and Stories with Chris Hillman

The Museum of Ventura County currently has a wonderful exhibit honoring legendary Rock and Roll... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bellauno
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Ventura, California
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The past is present

I had the opportunity to meet some of the individuals at the museum when I was able to donate a few... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2019
William B
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Ventura, California
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100 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-2607
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Museum of Ventura County currently has a wonderful exhibit honoring legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Chris Hillman, founding member of such groups as The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers and the Desert Rose Band. The highlight of the event on January 24,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bellauno
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I want to warn visitors because I relied on the high rating here and felt misled. This is too high a charge for what very little they offer. There were two very small one room exhibitions that had basic installations and a two-room permanent exhibition...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 15 January 2019

This is not a large museum, but it had two unique rotating exhibits when we visited. The permanent collection did not seem to be very large. It's worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ihitchhiker
Reviewed 8 January 2019

I had the opportunity to meet some of the individuals at the museum when I was able to donate a few items. They are dedicated individuals who work hard to keep everything alive for others to enjoy and others to learn. Come see, you'll agree.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank William B
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Rotating displays keep drawing people back. Special events occur regularly. Check out their website to plan your visit. Small but delightful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 3 October 2018

When we visited this last May we learned about the cycling history of Ventura County. They have a nice out door area to walk thru and the in door areas tell about the Indians, the settlers, the city folks who made Ventura what it is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Linda M
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Delightful place to learn a little about Ventura and enjoy local artists. I would recommend any resident visit at least once. We are members and love the events and lectures they share. Would love to see more investment into this museum and watch it flourish...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Stacey M
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I wanted to see their bicycle exhibit. quite a let down. the Kirby display was good. plus a few outside displays. ask for a military discount.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank surfintrekie
Reviewed 22 April 2018

My 4 year old son and I were on a day trip to Santa Paula to see a handful of Passport 2 History Museums (look up that program if you don't know about it!). Our last stop was the excellent Ventura County Museum of Agriculture,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Charming small museum, inexpensive. Learned some of the history of Ventura. Had a great guest exhibit. Great to spend an hour to tour.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Pat H
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