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The Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage

380 W Huntington Dr, Arcadia, CA 91007-3402
+1 626-574-5440
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Just the right size

Interesting exhibits, not too small that someone might roll his eyes but not too big that you need... read more

Reviewed December 19, 2017
JJKFETP
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Pasadena, California
Window to the local past.

Fascinating overview of localhistory - Indians, Spanish Missions, Mexican rancheros, American... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
Charles C
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The mission of the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage is to collect, preserve and recognize Arcadia's heritage, to create a shared identity for a diverse community and to celebrate the City's rich history with exhibits and educational programs that will encourage community involvement.
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Dec 18, 2017
“Just the right size”
Oct 2, 2017
“Window to the local past.”
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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380 W Huntington Dr, Arcadia, CA 91007-3402
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Interesting exhibits, not too small that someone might roll his eyes but not too big that you need a really long time to get through everything. Friendly, helpful staff.

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Dana H, Curator at The Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Hello JJKFETP, We are happy you enjoyed our Museum. Your feedback is very helpful. We hope that you return to visit us again as we continue to rotate exhibits and create new programming! All the best, Dana Hicks Curator

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Fascinating overview of localhistory - Indians, Spanish Missions, Mexican rancheros, American settlers, and gradual trabsformation into a suburb.

Thank Charles C
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Management response:Responded 4 October 2017

Hello, Charles, We are happy that you enjoyed our Museum and hope you will be back to visit us again. We also offer temporary changing exhibits and programming for all ages. All the best, Dana Hicks Curator

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

We almost skipped this - so glad we didn't! It's a small local history museum, but very well laid out & well maintained. Admission is free, but donations are certainly appreciated. The museum has various displays ranging from the early history of the area to...More

Thank Howietravels
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Management response:Responded 4 October 2017

Hello, Howietravels, We are glad that you enjoyed our Museum! We pride ourselves on exhibits and programs that show the fascinating heritage of Arcadia. We hope you stop by again! All the best, Dana Hicks Curator

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Reviewed 15 October 2016

The small size of this museum means you can breeze in for a quick visit. Focused on the History of the City of Arcadia, and the size of the collection is small compared to other similar type museum. The good thing is that a dedicated...More

Thank Gary I
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Management response:Responded 4 October 2017

Hello, Gary I, We're glad you stopped in at our Museum! Just to let you know, we have a large collection of amazing artifacts that we rotate in and out of exhibits on a regular basis. We also feature 4 to 6 temporary exhibits each...More

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