Oakland Museum of California

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The art collection includes sketches by early explorers and genre pictures from the Gold Rush, along with sculpture, landscapes and Bay Area figurative, pop and funk works. The Hall of California Ecology uses stuffed animals to show the local range of habitats, while the Cowell Hall of California History houses curiosities going back to the Spanish incursion. The collection of priceless Chinese artefacts includes some stunning pieces. In March, the museum hosts a huge White Elephant Sale, renowned for unbelievable bargains, in a warehouse near the Oakland estuary.


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Oakland Museum of California details

Address
1000 Oak Street,
at 10th Street

Area San Francisco

Telephone 1-510 238 2200

Oakland Museum of California website

Open 10am-5pm Wed-Sat; noon-5pm Sun.

Admission $8; $5 reductions; free under-6s. Free 2nd Sun of mth.

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