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Ventura City Hall

501 Poli St, Ventura, CA 93001-2697
+1 805-654-7800
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Nice building

This is a very nice building where you can get in and enjoy the marbled floors and the tinted... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Camarillo, California
via mobile
Amazing view at top

The art work on the walls is fantastic as is the tile work & stained glass windows. Walk or... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Oswego, New York
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501 Poli St, Ventura, CA 93001-2697
+1 805-654-7800
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very nice building where you can get in and enjoy the marbled floors and the tinted windows. They have arts on display on the second floor. Behind the city hall is the botanical gardens where you can go hiking.

Thank Jomama_Fosho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The art work on the walls is fantastic as is the tile work & stained glass windows. Walk or elevator to very top for a wonderful view of Santa Barbara.

Thank lindadilts
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This building has been the setting for some movies, "Chinatown" being one. The lovely marble inside and the detailed carvings outside the building show its history. A few years ago I went on a ghost tour that included this building. Spooky!

Thank Sundancer93003
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Beautiful architecture in this building, which is rich with history! Lovely works of art, lining the hallways. Employees were friendly and eager to share information about the City Hall. A local man couldn't stop telling us ghost stories about "his city". The 24 faces are...More

Thank Travel-lady03
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Lining the halls of this classic city hall are works of various local artists. A wide variety of artistic styles and mediums are on display. A great place to admire art. Lots of parking, and it is, of course, free!

Thank George K
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Get a docent to take you around. Lovely architecture and rooms. A highlight of Ventura. Of another age.

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We spent 30 minutes walking the marble halls and reading about the City Hall and its history. If it is a hot day this would be a place to cool off and there are public restrooms available.

1  Thank Steve B
Reviewed 9 March 2017

A few years ago I have a ghost tour in this city hall, and so was able to see much more of the building than the usual hall visitor. The City Hall is filled with lovely white marble, curving majestic stairways, and the weight of...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 4 March 2017

4 block long building built in early 1930's, interesting design, go to the east this is on and find great scenic view route of lots of trees and more.

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The Ventura City Hall is an exceptionally attractive building commanding the top of California Street. Very inviting staff let us enjoy the lovely interior with its woodwork, skylights and other fixtures. A beautiful place.

Thank robin082
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9 November 2015|
Response from Meg G | Reviewed this property |
No. It is only open during normal weekday business hours, as it is the official City Hall.

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