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Reagan Ranch Center

217 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3833
+1 805-957-1980
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Bit Creepy

As another reviewer noted it is a creepy that you have to provide personal information in order to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Catherine B
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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Really Interesting

My husband and I found this really interesting, probably because its a time that we lived through... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bab5y
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Solihull uk
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The Reagan Ranch Center in downtown Santa Barbara, California is open to the general public for tours and visitation Monday through Thursday from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. These galleries feature original Reagan Ranch artifacts matched with state-of-the-art, interactive, multimedia exhibits that highlight the history of Ronald Reagan’s quarter-century at Rancho del Cielo and the accomplishments of his presidency.Over six hours of dynamic multimedia exhibits provide access to exclusive speeches, interviews, radio addresses, and original video presentations. The centerpiece of the gallery is a 28-foot-long interactive “timeline” that gives users the ability to explore the “Western White House” during the 1980s.
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217 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3833
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As another reviewer noted it is a creepy that you have to provide personal information in order to enter. I've decided to give it a go and it was interesting and staff were nice.

Thank Catherine B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I found this really interesting, probably because its a time that we lived through ourself so it brought back many memories. Its very well done and the film is well worth watching.

Thank Bab5y
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It’s a bit off putting to have to provide via computer, my name, address, phone number and email upon entry The greeter was asked if it was necessary to do that to take the tour. She replied yes, so I started to make the entries...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Wonderful insights into the personal side of President and Nancy Reagan. Take the tour with the Docent to learn more details. Park in pay lot in front of the Center you get 75 minutes free and $1.50 for the next hour.

Thank Allen H
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Santa Barbara doesn’t seem to advertise this place to much & I guess that’s to be expected for CA. Located on State St. & not too far from the cruise pier, we made this our first stop. Nicely maintained, informative exhibits & friendly staff made...More

Thank Janet S
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

The Docents are amazing - they add so much to the visit. Yet the artifacts and information about Regan's Ranch nearby was simply fascinating...I had no idea that the Regan's Ranch was just a small 2 bedroom very modest old home on 600 acres.

Thank TravelinWillers
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Hard to find but well worth it. Park in the attendent parking lot. Spent 1 hour, guides are there to answer talk about the displays.

Thank MMandSM
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

enjoy a little bit of history walking through this center. comfortable seating in the lobby for small kids to sit and relax if needed. A little disappointing that I heard the host offering others free DVD's upon leaving but did not offer to us :-(

Thank Michelle C
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

Reagan Ranch centere is meant to provide information about Ronald Reagan and his ranch. You can watch 30 mins film and will find it very interesting. Can go there along with friends and family

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Whatever your politics, this is an excellent resource for information about Ronald Reagan and his beloved ranch. Lots of information and memorabilia. The docents are friendly and knowledgeable. They inform about the Young Americans Foundation that now possess the Rancho del Cielo, but if you'd...More

Thank jwhallgren
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477bradp
2 September 2015|
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Response from Lucia G | Reviewed this property |
Hours:Mon.-Thurs. 11-4. Closed major holidays. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Call 888-872-1776 to confirm
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Rick G
13 June 2015|
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Response from Sandra P | Reviewed this property |
There is a ten dollar donation suggested.
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Deborah P
23 April 2015|
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Response from Lucia G | Reviewed this property |
The Reagan Ranch Center is open Monday - Thursday at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm.
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