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Karpeles Manuscript Library, Santa Barbara

4.6
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
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  • This small, unassuming museum happens to be part of the world’s largest library of rare and historical manuscripts. The manuscripts range from the first draft of Einstein’s Theory of Relativity to... 
    This small, unassuming museum happens to be part of the world’s largest library of rare and historical manuscripts. The manuscripts range from the first draft of Einstein’s Theory of Relativity to...  more »
  • Very interesting collections of manuscripts through the ages. Hard to believe how in-debth this collection is. Very memorable. A real gee-whizzer place. 
    Very interesting collections of manuscripts through the ages. Hard to believe how in-debth this collection is. Very memorable. A real gee-whizzer place.  more »
  • Well worth seeking out and visiting. Admission is free but you need to check opening hours. This is a private collection of fascinating documents and other strange and wonderful things. Recommended. 
    Well worth seeking out and visiting. Admission is free but you need to check opening hours. This is a private collection of fascinating documents and other strange and wonderful things. Recommended.  more »
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  • Rich man, bought "stuff", financed a building to put it in & called it a museum. Free admission.
  • Very interesting museum covering a wide range of topics. It’s free, a great walk-through, and the people who work here are super knowledgeable and friendly. Recommend a visit!
  • Definitely check out this museum during your visit to Santa Barbara. Very interesting historical pieces. Admission is free, and the location is convenient.
  • A jewell worth your time

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