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Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento
(4.7/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web)
Showcasing art since the 19th century, Crocker Art Museum features an extensive collection of work from Californian artists. The first public art museum founded in the western part of the country, the museum is known for international ceramics. Admire works from masters like Wayne Thiebaud, Robert Henri, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Edwin Deakin. If you work up an appetite, enjoy dishes made with fresh, seasonal ingredients at the cafe. The museum offers a variety of docent-led tours, which are free with admission. Our Sacramento family vacation planner makes visiting Crocker Art Museum and other Sacramento attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • This art museum is unique for a number of reasons. 1. The original gallery was the home E. B. Crocker, one of the true business icons of early California. The home has many nuances that other museum w...  more »
  • Really an excellent museum. I must have made a dozen trips to Sacramento before finally getting around to visiting the Crocker, but now will make sure to visit it on a regular basis. Nice cafe too. 
  • The last time we visited the Crocker, the new facility west of the Crocker Mansion was just a concept on paper. What a wonderful facility it is! The collection, along with the visiting exhibitions are...  more »
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  • Don't want to spoil much but come here as early as possible so you can see everything as there is 3 floor of art for you to see and learn. Plenty of parking around the park area which you can come out to have a nice little picnic lunch at the park area or go stroll down the river-walk into old Sacramento area for lunch.
  • WOW! How have I lived in Sacramento and not been to the Crocker! I was VERY surprised with the size of the museum and its very diverse collection! We were even able to spend two hours with kids and they were (fairly) well behaved. I cant wait to go back, hopefully to one of the evening events, and possibly get a membership.
  • Great venue for live local cultural performances and such. There is a nice little concessions area as well
  • Some great traveling pieces/shows come through. Beautiful buildings and art. Several fun and worthwhile events not specifically for or around art get hosted here and are worth attending just from being hosted at Crocker. Admission is worth the cost.
  • Art Mix Howl November 2016 was a significant public event that connected the community through spoken word and social justice. ..Our Crocker is a treasured accessible space for All Sacramentans to Marvel in and Create Concious Events ..