Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz

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  • Well kept and interesting local museum. Right on Front street, downtown. Could have used more in-indepth displays of Santa Cruz local history 
    Well kept and interesting local museum. Right on Front street, downtown. Could have used more in-indepth displays of Santa Cruz local history  more »
  • We went to the Santa Cruz Museu of Art and History. Its in the downtown area. On the 3rd level there is an outdoor sculpture garden. When we visited they were changing the exhibits on the 3rd... 
    We went to the Santa Cruz Museu of Art and History. Its in the downtown area. On the 3rd level there is an outdoor sculpture garden. When we visited they were changing the exhibits on the 3rd...  more »
  • I was a little disappointed after paying $10 each to enter. There was no art on display inside. The patio has some cultures and is very relaxing if you want to get away form the main strip. 
    I was a little disappointed after paying $10 each to enter. There was no art on display inside. The patio has some cultures and is very relaxing if you want to get away form the main strip.  more »
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  • Great attentive staff. It has three floors and a drawing activity for kids. Very informative and interactive place. ♥️
  • Interesting museum to visit! Some political focused art exhibits.
  • Excellent converted building from County jail !!! I love the energy here. First Friday is the time to go. Go and get cultured and enjoy yourself. Support Arts and local Artists. Cheers 🥂
  • After nearly a year of being closed since the pandemic, the MAH has opened up to members and exhibiting artist. We went in last Friday to see our 11 year old daughter's art that she had submitted for the exhibit " In These Uncertain Times". They give you a 30 minute time slot for you and your family when you register. We were able to see most of the exhibits,but didn't have time to read a lot of the descriptions. I let them know it would be helpful to have a little longer to take a little more time for that. I hope you enjoy your visit as we have!
  • Average food, but a great lively outdoor atmosphere often with live music! A strange cross between a mall food court and the old Cooper House from before the earthquake.

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