Oakland Museum Of California

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  • Address: 1000 Oak St, Oakland, CA 94607, USA, United States
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-5103188400
  • Ticket Price: 16 USD
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums

The Oakland Museum of California is a museum that incorporates everything of this city that is the best. Primarily divided into three sections of art, history and natural science, the museum also houses special exhibitions of designated artists.

The art section holds some of the best creations dating from the 1800s to the present. Painters, sculptures and photographers contribute to this colossal collection of more than 70000 artworks. Moving on to the next part, the history exhibits help you explore the seven stages of evolution of California from the time of the native people living in the dynamic conditions to the golden era and then to the present day. This rollercoaster ride is encompassing with more than 1.8 million items sharing their story. The gallery of history is all but static with constant additions made to include stories that have not yet been told.

When you enter the gallery of natural science, a unique opportunity of interaction between you and the natural world awaits. The gallery is a proud presenter of California being one of the top ten hotspots for biological diversity in the country. Study and research artefacts of birds, mammals, eggs, reptiles, amphibians and plants go beyond 100000.

The museum gives an authentic experience and is a must-visit to adults and children alike.

Oakland Museum Of California Travel Tips

  • Wheelchair access is available and Service animals are welcome.

Entrance Ticket Details For Oakland Museum Of California

  • Seniors (65+) and students (with current ID) 10.95 USD
  • Youth (9-17) 6.95 USD
  • Children (8 & under) free of cost.
  • Fridays after 5 pm there is a concession, check official website for details.
  • Special exhibition fee applicable, check official website for details.
  • Group rates are applicable, and group tours available. Check official website for details.

How to Reach Oakland Museum Of California

  • Buses 62, 88, 96, 611 to stop- Oak St: 10th St
  • Buses 1, 29, 33, 40, 618, 801, 840 to stop- 12th St: Fallon St
  • BART- Dublin/Pleasanton- Daly City, Warm Springs/ South Fremont- Daly City, Warm Springs/ South Fremont- Richmond to stop- Lake Merritt Station

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  • Oakland Museum Of California Address: 1000 Oak St, Oakland, CA 94607, USA, United States
  • Oakland Museum Of California Contact Number: +1-5103188400
  • Oakland Museum Of California Timing: 10:00 am - 09:00 pm
  • Oakland Museum Of California Price: 16 USD
  • Time required to visit Oakland Museum Of California: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 44.5% of people who visit Oakland include Oakland Museum Of California in their plan

  • 75% of people start their Oakland Museum Of California visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Oakland Museum Of California

Thursday, Friday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Oakland Museum Of California

People normally club together Lake Merritt and Chinatown while planning their visit to Oakland Museum Of California.

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Oakland Museum Of California Reviews & Ratings

  • They have so many fantastic exhibits here. This one - The Art of Burning Man - is amazing. Light, laser-cut wood, sewing, robotics, light and sound and video shows... The history of Burning Man, some of the types of art made for there, some of the costumes and jewelry and artwork - if you've ever been to Burning Man you should come see these, and if you've never been and don't intend to go you should _definitely_ come see this.

  • Whenever I visit a new place or city I look for the local map to find out where is the best place to visit, including public places such as parks, streets, buildings and natural places such as beaches, rivers and lakes. . In the city of Oakland one of the places that everyone must visit is the Oakland Museum of California at Oak Street, 1000, Oakland, CA 94607, which is located in the middle of urban Oakland, east of downtown City. Tourists and locals walk through the Museum's different rooms and environments, observing the variety of items and things that showcase the arts, history, and habits of former city and state dwellers. It offers a solid and entertaining introduction to the art, culture, history and natural history of the state of California. The museum is well maintained and indeed offers good opportunities for visitors of all ages to learn and interact with the exhibits. The BART train station located near the building is also a good reason to visit. So, go and enjoy.

  • Only got to the History party of the museum, but spent 3 hours enjoying the well presented history of California. I'll definitely be back! ♥️

  • I come here with my partner nearly every Friday night for the Off The Grid gathering. So thankful for OMCA creating such a welcoming and fun community space on a weekly basis. Thank you! And of course we frequent the exhibitions, always excellent!

  • Yes, go to this museum. The gardens are beautiful and the art collection is awesome. Brilliant curation and excellent exhibition design. A gem in the rough.

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