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Claremont Museum of Art

200 W 1st St, in the Claremont Depot, Claremont, CA 91711-4618
+1 909-621-3200
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Apparently this very small museum has occupied other spaces and now finds what is, hopefully, a... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Taughboyne
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One of the True Gems of Claremont!

While Claremont is definitely charming at first site, it's historical roots are deep! Claremont... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2017
Jose V
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The Claremont Museum of Art celebrates the community's rich artistic legacy and promotes the cultural vitality of the region. This jewel of a small museum is located in the Claremont Depot, an historic Santa Fe train station.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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“packing house” (3 reviews)
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200 W 1st St, in the Claremont Depot, Claremont, CA 91711-4618
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Apparently this very small museum has occupied other spaces and now finds what is, hopefully, a permanent home in the Old Santa Fe rail depot. The curator/docent/ticket taker says that it occupies two rooms but, truth be told, its more like one and a half...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

While Claremont is definitely charming at first site, it's historical roots are deep! Claremont Museum of Art is a definite must! Not only do they have my favorite artist, Millard Sheets, but stellar artist such as Harrison McIntosh, Jean Ames, and Karl Benjamin. Plus it's...More

1  Thank Jose V
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is a remarkable collection of the mid century artists in Claremont; many associated with Scripps College and Millard Sheets. Located in the historic 1929 Santa Fe Train Depot, an architectural gem.

1  Thank RLT2_11
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The Museum has an amazing collection displayed in the historic Claremont Train Depot. For avid art lovers, the current exhibit is a breath-taking array of famous local artists and for those who want to learn more every docent on staff is extremely insightful. If you...More

1  Thank Claire G
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Love the location in Historic train depot. A very small local artists collection. They plan on enlarging the space as more funding comes in.

1  Thank uplandgail
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Claremont is SO COOL! Our new packing house has a lot of really amazing restaurants, shops, and art galleries--including this one! Enjoy!!

Thank Zachary W
Reviewed 19 November 2015

By Chance I visited this museum briefly, what a find! To see this level of art in this sleepy town, albeit full of hi end colleges, was a real joy!

Thank Alex E
Reviewed 25 November 2013

A great idea representing a certain segment of the Claremont art scene which now exists as a museum without walls but does mount exhibits at various locations within the city from time to time.

1  Thank Ben B
Reviewed 25 December 2011

It was wonderful while it was there. Very sad that it closed almost as as soon as it opened it's doors.

2  Thank Konstandena
Reviewed 26 January 2009

I have visited 4 times, 4 different shows, and each time they are different, and captivating. The Claremont Museum is not large, so you can spend some time with each piece. Usually, I am done in an 45 minutes, and there is always something new...More

2  Thank Ed H
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