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great Ventura & Beach themed buys

Love the way they have decorated this center. I brought a visitor from Australia and she loved it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ventura, California
Helpful Ventura Visitor's Center

We stopped in the Ventura Visitor's Center to see what there was to see in the area and to ask... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
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Located in Historic Downtown Ventura, the Ventura Visitors Center is a great place to stop for information, souvenirs, and friendly assistance! Stop on by with any questions you have, then take a short walk up to Main Street for eclectic shopping...more
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101 S California St, Ventura, CA 93001-2803
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the way they have decorated this center. I brought a visitor from Australia and she loved it. I have lived in Ventura for 40 years and found some unique items to purchase. Don't miss it!

Thank Sundancer93003
Reviewed 28 May 2018

its okay, as someone who's been here before its nothing to write home about. take it or leave it. no big deal

Thank surfintrekie
Reviewed 21 March 2018

We stopped in the Ventura Visitor's Center to see what there was to see in the area and to ask about the free shuttle bus. The docent or helper had lots of suggestions to offer. She mentioned the free shuttle stopped right outside their visitor...More

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VisitVentura, Front Office Manager at Ventura Visitor's Center, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Thank you for your review, we are so happy we could help!

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Start your Ventura trip here. Knowledgeable people there to give advice on attractions to see and things to do.

Thank ellie2newjersey
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Friendly overview of Ventura. Neat souvenirs and post cards. Helpful hints on what to see while visiting. We were planning a national convention a the fairgrounds and their staff exceeded our expectations in helping us prepare visitor bags for the guests who had traveled from...More

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 6 September 2017

My grandson and I were offs to do some tasks and I spotted the Visitor Center. I've never been there so we found a parking place and went. I was supprised at all that one can learn. If your visiting and want information about anything...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

This is a really cute visitor center with fun merchandise and books. They have tons of info on local attractions and clean bathrooms.

Thank 24brooke
Reviewed 8 August 2017

It's great to get the maps, brochures, etc.about local sites and activities, but the real value here is the staff. Lots of local knowledge and plenty of recommendations about local events, museums, other places of interest. Not a bad place to start a visit to...More

Thank Philip R
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Although kind of limited in certain categories of items, they have a good quality variety of Ventura items from art to sports, but they best items were the books about Ventura, wildlife, history, and the Channel Islands off in the Santa Barbara Channel (an hour...More

Thank lsihrofhhisc
Reviewed 13 June 2017

When my husband and I moved back to Ventura, after being gone for 20 years, this is one of the first places I went to get oriented. It is one of the best visitor centers I have ever seen. Helpful staff, great selection, tons of...More

Thank freshstart54
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