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McPherson Center

705 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4508
+1 831-429-1964
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Great Trains for Xmas

Our Xmas Eve visit to MAH was all about trains for our 1 1/2 yr old grandson who has a serious case... read more

Reviewed December 25, 2017
jaseaton
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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A little Bit of History

This is not a very large museum but it has some local history as well exhibits that change. You... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2017
lesth821
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Long Beach, California
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Houses the art and history museums and hosts various traveling art exhibits.
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  • Very good25%
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Dec 24, 2017
“Great Trains for Xmas ”
Jan 10, 2017
“A little Bit of History”
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705 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4508
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Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

Our Xmas Eve visit to MAH was all about trains for our 1 1/2 yr old grandson who has a serious case of the train and truck genes.  He spent a deliriously hapot and focuse hour+ watching and platong with both electroc and Bruo train...More

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Reviewed January 11, 2017

This is not a very large museum but it has some local history as well exhibits that change. You can spend just a quick 30 minutes or a couple of hours.

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Reviewed March 16, 2016

they have live entertainment on first Fridays each month. It is free and a fun thing to do. they also serve refreshments.

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed January 22, 2016

Big changes coming to this Off-Pacific location. Wine bar is (sadly) gone. Salon on the Square is going strong, as is the Homeless Garden Store. Summer weekend marketplaces have potential to bring good activity to this little corner. Hopefully the Museum plans to revitalise don't...More

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Reviewed October 27, 2015

Our Museum of Art and History is a wondrous place. The historical display is fascinating taking through eras of original native inhabitants, the Californios, the new state of California, the gold rush, the Portugese and Italian fishermen, the Japanese women pearl divers, Prohibition, the sardine...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2015

Nina Simon became the director of the Museum a few years back, for many years the museum was lost and barely visited, Today is a different story, Nina has brought back the fun experience it was meant to be, of course their a monthly exhibits,...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2014

This is a fun interactive museum in downtown Santa Cruz Area. I stopped by and enjoyed seeing the different exhibits. Currently (October 2014) I enjoyed seeing their exhibits on a) An exhibit to honor those who have passed on b) Making It: Chicano Artists from...More

2  Thank mini
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