Victory Park,1201 N. Pershing Avenue, Stockton, CA 95203 - United States
The Haggin Museum’s art collection features fascinating works of art from late 19th and early 20th-century masters to “Golden Age” illustrator J.C. Leyendecker, while our history collection offers visitors a glimpse into the past—from the Central Valley and beyond.
Breathtaking panoramas of Yosemite Valley, including one that was once on loan to the White House, are among twelve paintings in the museum’s art collection by American artist Albert Bierstadt. Other large landscape paintings by artists such as George Inness, William Keith, Thomas Moran, and Julian Rix enhance the museum’s collection of 19th century American Art.
Also on display in the museum’s fine art galleries are paintings by late 19th to early 20th-century European artists. Highlights include works by the great animal painter Rosa Bonheur, the Neoclassical artist William Bouguereau, the popular French Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and many more.
The museum’s extensive history galleries offer families a chance to travel back in time to learn more about Stockton and California history. Exhibits focus on area Native Americans, the Gold Rush, agriculture in the San Joaquin Valley, historic firefighting equipment, as well as shipbuilding and other Stockton industries. Visitors will see Victorian-era rooms from a San Joaquin Valley ranch home, a recreated local flour mill, and a turn-of-the-last-century California town that includes a one-room schoolhouse and a Chinese herb shop. Beautiful American Indian baskets, a Holt Caterpillar tractor, the infamous trunk of Emma LeDoux, and a World War II jeep are among the thousands of historical treasures permanently on display.
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