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Bergamot Station

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Address: 2525 Michigan Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90404-4014
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A mecca for artists and art lovers, this warehouse complex features...

A mecca for artists and art lovers, this warehouse complex features numerous art galleries, unusual shops and the Santa Monica Museum of Art.

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All the art galleries in Bergamot Station are close to each other. That gives the opportunity to see everyting going on in two hours.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All the art galleries in Bergamot Station are close to each other. That gives the opportunity to see everyting going on in two hours.

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is the place to go to see some very good art. There are several world-class photography galleries. You will also see an interesting variety of paintings, drawings, prints and new art. If you want to see every gallery, expect to spend two hours or more. I visit every time I am in Santa Monica.

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Thank jacquelinerose5
new york
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent small galleries. Fun experience. Since all very close-- if do not like one exhibit, steps to next. Easy free parking and yes-- the gift shop( actually also A gallery) --had special and reasonably priced items.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Like browsing art galleries, this is the place. And it's even a great spot for picking up unique little gifts within some of the galleries. Check their website for special events and perhaps you will catch an opening weekend.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

If you're into art, this place is a must see & do. The new Metro train stops right at this place. Around forty-five galleries all open to the public.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Galleries everywhere! Lunch is doable but better restaurants nearby driving. There's a really cute & unique gift shop there too.

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los angeles, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

I love Bergamot station and am really sad to hear big business may be taking over their space pushing out all the art galleries. who needs another big hotel and offices. go see Bergamot station before it is gone....it's a real gem.

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Just saw the Ed Moses @90 at the William Turner and then hit my fave place the Functional Art Gallery. Great little gift shop with funky art and one of a kind fun gifts.

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Southampton, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

Quite a few exceptional galleries. I particularly enjoyed amazing Marilyn Monroe photos in one and a most impressive exhibit of photos by Brazilian Photographer Sebastiao Salgado. There is much more and certainly worth a visit.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

We went to see the Salgado photography and it was amazing... we then spent a bit of time heading to nearby galleries and saw interesting works, but the Salgado exhibit was spectacular. It closes sometime in April. If you have the opportunity, it is worth a trip to Santa Monica.

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