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San Jose Museum of Art

110 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113-2383
+1 408-271-6840
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Wonderful Art Museum

My hubby and I came here in early July 2017. We loved the exhibits. Very unique art was on display... read more

Reviewed yesterday
LisaandRod93013
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San Ramon, California
Go for the special exhibits

If you are looking for a museum with an impressive permanent collection, you will have to look... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mark37Chicago
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One of San Jose's most historic buildings, this former post office is now home to a permanent collection, and it features rotating exhibits as well.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
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110 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113-2383
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Reviewed yesterday

My hubby and I came here in early July 2017. We loved the exhibits. Very unique art was on display in may of the exhibits. My favorite artist on display was Victor Cartagena. I especially enjoyed viewing Victor Cartagena artwork. Plus, viewing black and white...More

Thank LisaandRod93013
Reviewed yesterday

If you are looking for a museum with an impressive permanent collection, you will have to look elsewhere. You will recognize few names, unless you are a major modern art buff. Go to this museum for the special exhibits. They do a nice job with...More

Thank Mark37Chicago
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of room and displays were varied and, in one case, exciting. Museum staff were available for questions and very courteous.

Thank _mmcintos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to hang out with visitors/guests for 1-2 hours as they have so many displays and crafts for children. They are strict with their policy so try not to touch things that are on display. It's nice and open as you...More

Thank SuzyDough
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This was a great way to spend a few quiet hours. The Ansel Adams photography was the reason I visited and it didn't disappoint. The other exhibits were very thought provoking. The gift shop had lots of quirky things for sale

Thank Ries_Kitchen
Reviewed 3 June 2017

San Jose is not known for its fine arts, but this little museum does a great job of showcasing interesting, diverse art forms. From small shows, such as a Milton Rogovin photo exhibit, to larger exhibits such as the Cooper Hewitt Triennial, makes a strong...More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 2 June 2017

For the size of the city of San Jose, I'd consider this to be a small museum. But the displays I've seen have been well worth the trip, and it's pretty inexpensive $10 without a coupon. I've paid WAY more for way less. Clean, easily...More

Thank Kari D
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice and well refined. We visited the temporary exhibition of 'fragile waters', including amazing photographs by Ansel Adams and Doroty Monnelly. Definitely worthed the visir.

Thank Luca G
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We arrived shortly before a tour and tour guide explained the Ansel Adams installation. They let us tag along & it was incredible. Knowledgeable staff and very, very clean!

1  Thank Sheezadove2
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I've been here two times and both times I've enjoyed it. It's a good size museum so you won't be overwhelmed and can easily see all of it. The exhibits change quite frequently so if an exhibit is being installed, it may seem disappointing, so...More

Thank Atalanta8
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