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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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Impressive and thought provoking beyond its size

I was really pleasantly surprised with this attraction. Such a fabulous diverse range of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Livesbythec
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Devon, United Kingdom
One of a kind museum

Not your typical museum, the San Jose Museum of Art had fascinating, thought provoking,socially... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sonia F
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Milford, New Jersey
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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.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • 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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+1 408-271-6840
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was really pleasantly surprised with this attraction. Such a fabulous diverse range of exhibitions using all media and medium. Whilst there we enjoyed photographic, sculpture, film, interactive, melting sugar cane masks, frozen pebbles melting to create music, I could go on and on. Why...More

Thank Livesbythec
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not your typical museum, the San Jose Museum of Art had fascinating, thought provoking,socially aware exhibits. A must see.

Thank Sonia F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The San Jose Museum of Art is a great local spot for Art. The Museum is always bringing in interesting and thought provoking exhibits. Several permanent pieces (like the Chihuly over the entry), but for the most part this Museum is always changing! Recently I...More

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived about an hour before closing and received a discount on the entry fee, normally $10 we got in for $5 each. This is not a large museum with only 3 floors. The main floor featured a really great photography exhibit. The docents were...More

Thank Paula R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 30 June 2017

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

Thank _mmcintos
Reviewed 22 June 2017

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 2 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
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