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Address: 715 S a St, Oxnard, CA 93030-7178
Phone Number: +1 805-483-7960
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Nestled in Historic Downtown Oxnard, California, this city block offers a...

Nestled in Historic Downtown Oxnard, California, this city block offers a unique, quaint scene combined with delightful gardens and fountains - an ideal setting for these original homes to be viewed and appreciated! Weekend guided tours available. The Square offers a wide variety of community festivities such as Summer Concerts and event facilities in addition to hosting over 25 businesses including a Restaurant, Wine Tasting Room, Live theatre, gift shops and a visitor center.

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We stumbled on Heritage Square by accident and enjoyed walking around the old houses very much. There are a decent number of signs, and great place to eat, and even wine tasting... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 September 2016
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Dublin Ireland
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566 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say the houses were beautiful but as it's the US I was expecting bigger and better. The house are restored to a like new standard and it's good to see it's used, rather than just vacant, most are businesses. You feel like you are walking a private area. There are signs in front of some houses telling... More 

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Thank motorcar1
California
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383 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We stumbled on Heritage Square by accident and enjoyed walking around the old houses very much. There are a decent number of signs, and great place to eat, and even wine tasting. I wish more of the homes were open to the public, but the experience was still well worth it.

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Thank mrliterature
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Nice place to come just to shoot the breeze. It was smaller than what I expected. Strolled around for less than 5 min and just ended up getting somthing to drink at the Dolce Vita restaurant.

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Thank Aisha D
California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Beautiful old buildings repurposed as a wide variety of modern businesses. A few restaurant and wine tasting rooms but mostly dentists, lawyers, and other business offices. I guess they have concerts and other events, and docent-led tours on weekends, but we were there on a quiet Monday to wander on our own.

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Thank Bill B
Halifax, Nova Scotia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Oxnard has done itself a big favour by rescuing a great collection of Victorian and neo-classical buildings that represent the early days of this agricultural city. The buildings have been moved from their original locations and placed together at Heritage Square. Most are now occupied by professional businesses, but there is a good restaurant with a great craft beer pub... More 

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Thank maritimeexplorer
Chicago, IL
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

I have no idea why this is even considered something to do in Oxnard. Possibly because there is nothing else to do there. A handful of old houses in a square. You cannot even see inside the homes. With the exception of one restaurant there is literally nothing to do there.

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Cypress, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

Having driven up to Oxnard for a meeting, we were looking for something to do the rest of the day. We found this place on Trip advisor and decided to see it for ourselves. It is a square block of restored buildings from the surrounding area. There is a church building with colorful stained glass windows, a farm house, city... More 

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Thank Phylthequilter
Oxnard, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

If you are a resident or just visiting this is a hidden gem...walk around the buidings converted to shops,businesses and restaurants

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Thank Jim L
Oxnard, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

Historic buildings relocated here and restored. La Dolce Vida italian restaurant on site which offers excellent food. We love the summer concerts, music, dancing and good friends. New friends made. Tours are available by docents in period costumes.

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Thank Gloria T
Oxnard
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

A docent in period costume will give you an interesting exterior tour of the architecture of these homes from the turn of the last century. Entertaining and informative with lots of local flavor and history. At Christmas time, the homes are decorated.

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Thank Connie K

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