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Crocker Art Museum

216 O St, Sacramento, CA 95814-5399
+1 916-808-7000
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Would Be Nice

...but for those of us without a car, i.e. poor people, those hours are bad. The only way I can get... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Brenda G
"Family outing at the Museum"

We decided to beat the heat and enjoy this wonderful museum. It was certainly the right choice to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
B P
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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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  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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216 O St, Sacramento, CA 95814-5399
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Reviewed 5 days ago

...but for those of us without a car, i.e. poor people, those hours are bad. The only way I can get there is to walk there. Most buses do not start running before noon on Sundays. So much for free.

Thank Brenda G
Reviewed 6 days ago

We decided to beat the heat and enjoy this wonderful museum. It was certainly the right choice to make. The variety of the collection had something for everyone to enjoy. Plan to spend the day at the museum, there is so much to see. For...More

Thank B P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to many art museums in many cities, and consider the Crocker one of the best. The depth and breadth of their collection, the fine quality of the permanent collection and the changing exhibitions, and the incredible architectural details of the original museum (between...More

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum's core collection owes its existence to its founder's utter exhaustion following his work on the transcontinental railroad! Once the Golden Spike was driven, he sailed off for Europe and purchased amazing Asian and European works of art that would become the foundation of...More

Thank TeamRealMcCoy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really liked this museum. Eclectic collection including Asian (from 2000-3000 BC to modern era!!!); Native American (mostly modern era); and Western modern art as well as Victoria era paintings, some of the West and old Meissen porcelein dishes. Drawn mainly from private collections there...More

1  Thank Karen H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Crocker Art Museum is a world class museum in the heart of downtown Sacramento! Wonderful curating, beautiful pieces, and a great cafe and gift shop to boot! I would recommend that Crocker as a highlight to anyone visiting Sacramento that enjoys art museums.

Thank Aisha J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once a month we explore Sacramento for new cultural and educational experience. This outing to Crocker Art Museum was one of the highlight of our monthly outings. Beautiful paintings were on display plus new ones that was on the road show. My friends and I...More

Thank Preetpink
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As an Architect who makes a point of visiting the great art institutions of any City I find myself in, I suspect if I just walked through the Crocker cold I'd be a bit 'underwhelmed'. As a native though, I have the advantage of knowing...More

1  Thank onetravelman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is better than many I've been to in bigger cities. It's very large, organized by style, and I learn something every time. The cafe and gift shop are great. But it's one of the best art museums in California.

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Crocker Art Museum always has wonderful exhibits/shows as well as a calendar of exciting and fun events.

Thank CJ A
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lynlisam
Are the jazz series concerts inside or outside?
15 June 2017|
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Response from Tree M | Reviewed this property |
Jazz as in the Jazz Jubilee? Or Crocker specific concerts? I've have seen a musical event inside at the Crocker, never anything outside. But often the Annual Dixieland Jazz Jubilee events are outside venues, and the... More
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Jay B
What days are you open?
26 February 2017|
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Response from Starr Lynn P | Reviewed this property |
You can go to their website for this info as well as the prices to get in.
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Vickie N
Is the museum close to the Amtrak station ?
19 October 2016|
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Response from rvs314159 | Reviewed this property |
it is about a 10-15 minute walk. - The Amtrack is at 401 I street and Crocker is on 216 O street. No need for a cab. Its a good walk.
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