Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street, Oakland 94607 Driving directions
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Wed-Thu 11am-5pm, Fri 11am-9pm (activities and concerts), weekends 10am-6pm - closed Mon and Tue

Description

This city showpiece, a mid-1960s building, is devoted to the artistic, human and natural history of California. The themes are laid out on separate floors: the 3rd level celebrates past and contemporary art, the 2nd level chronicles the history of the state through its different populations and the ground-floor showcases reconstitutions of the bay's and Yosemite Park's ecosystems. The rambling park is dotted with contemporary sculpture.

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    MICHELIN 2019
    486 m - 444 Oak St., Oakland 94607
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    964 m - 901 Washington St., Oakland 94607