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De Saisset Museum

500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA 95053-0001
+1 408-554-4528
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Interesting California History section in the basement

Small art museum on the Santa Clara University campus. We especially enjoyed the California... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Kelsey1976
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Santa Clara, California
Closed for maintenance--Reopens on April 8

Free and hours are usually 11 thru 5 Closed for maintenance, repairs and updating Building is... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2016
SanMo
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Malibu, California
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Part of Santa Clara University, the De Saisset is home to thousands of items detailing the history of the Santa Clara mission as well as artworks ancient to modern.
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11 Apr 2017
“Interesting California History section in the basement”
1 Apr 2016
“Closed for maintenance--Reopens on April 8”
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500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA 95053-0001
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Small art museum on the Santa Clara University campus. We especially enjoyed the California History section---mainly about the mission in the basement.

Thank Kelsey1976
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Free and hours are usually 11 thru 5 Closed for maintenance, repairs and updating Building is quite attractive Will reopen April 8 Seems kinda small but understand it has rotating exhibits including student shows If you're on or near the campus, you should stop by...More

Thank SanMo
Reviewed 12 October 2015

A very pleasant museum located on the campus of Santa Clara University . We visited it as part of an exploratory trip of the campus. We were very impressed.

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 21 May 2015

Like: free admission. It's worth that Dislike: have yet to see enjoyable show. Museum is one room that rotates shows. Over 2 years of living near I have no seen a show that I liked. Gift shop way overpriced and dull

1  Thank Gla77awt
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Disappointingly small and uninspired. I wish the Triton down the street would loan them some taste! The place is dark and poorly lit. The space is very badly layed out. The rooms are small, and there is no where to really sit and study a...More

1  Thank Vallianm
Reviewed 17 July 2014

This is a good art museum that is open for free on the Santa Clara University Campus. The permanent collections focus on 1) Mission Santa Clara de Asís History - the Mission itself is a couple minutes walk away from the museum. 2) Santa Clara...More

1  Thank mini
Reviewed 15 July 2013

This is a wonderful find on the campus of Santa Clara University. If you are near or on campus, plan a visit to see a wide variety of art. Don't miss the Spanish Colonial exhibits on the lowest floor.

Thank Texas Family Travelers
Reviewed 25 February 2013

This is a great little gem that has some fascinating historical context for the town and mission of Santa Clara. The entire museum can be viewed and reviewed in 30-40 minutes.

Thank kclark032
Reviewed 20 March 2012

This small museum just inside the campus entrance has had a variety of focused shows.

Thank Angelo C
Reviewed 13 September 2011

The top floor of the museum holds the non-permament collection which means...NO PHOTOGRAPHY!!!!!!! I, however, learned that the hard way and got followed around by noisy girls (who work there) the rest of the time I was there. I got a bit annoyed but that's...More

1  Thank Ecilaluvitall
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I wrote a review for this museum that should have been attached to the Triton Musuem. I do not see it posted at 6pm 5/20/15. How do I cancel it
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