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Reagan Ranch Center

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Fans of President Reagan Must Visit

While it is substantially smaller that the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, there are several... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lorraine W
if you love history you will love this place

Would highly recommend this. We were taken around by a guide who narrated with lots of helpful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Famtravler68
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The Reagan Ranch Center in downtown Santa Barbara, California is open to the general public for tours and visitation Monday through Thursday from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. These galleries feature original Reagan Ranch artifacts matched with...more
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217 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3833
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 May 2013

If you are a bedwetting liberal, do not go here. You will only be frustrated. If your politics lean to the conservative side, you owe it to yourself to visit. The Center is not a presidential library. It is a center devoted to Ronald Reagan's...More

10  Thank PatH95120
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 23 May 2018

It’s a bit off putting to have to provide via computer, my name, address, phone number and email upon entry The greeter was asked if it was necessary to do that to take the tour. She replied yes, so I started to make the entries...More

7  Thank Carmen W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While it is substantially smaller that the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, there are several historical records and sites to see in the Reagan Ranch Center on each floor. One of President Reagan's Jeep is inside the Center along with his well-known and not so...More

Thank Lorraine W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Would highly recommend this. We were taken around by a guide who narrated with lots of helpful information, patiently answered questions, and even took our picture. Also, not only is it free but they make no obvious attempt to get donations.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Reagan Ranch Center is a great place to visit when you are in Santa Barbara. It is right next to the train station and about 2 blocks up from the beach and Stearns Wharf on State Street. The staff is friendly and the displays...More

Thank Family Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a Gem. It is free. How nice to dedicate this building to Ronal Regan's Ranch and life on the Ranch. There are many hands on displays. The education you get about Regan and his life away from the White House is so interesting.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a hour before our flight home, so decided to visit the Reagan Ranch Center. Overall the displays and the information were very informative. I do question the need to provide all your personal information before you can enter the center. I also questioned the...More

Thank Traveler264
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this place en route to our next destination. What a find. We thoroughly enjoyed the information and stories about the Great man. It contains many artefacts. Photographs of his ranch and many more. His riding Boots, Furniture, short film and lots of data...More

1  Thank Robert H
Reviewed 24 August 2018

This was an unexpected pleasure. Some have complained about the need to provide “personal information”. It requires name address and email address if you have one. Can’t see why that would put you off visiting. The staff were incredibly helpful , informative and friendly. It...More

Thank Simon k
Reviewed 1 August 2018

We visited here for the first time this week. We've always wished we could visit the Camino del Cielo Ranch itself, but this is the next best thing, I guess. Hosted by the Young America's Foundation, this look at the retreat enjoyed by the Reagans...More

Thank VtaTraveler
Reviewed 9 July 2018

If the drive up the mountain is full of incredible views. You understand why President Ronald Reagan loved this property so much. The property is just like it was when the Reagan's were there. So much to see and so well preserved. You will be...More

Thank Patti G
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

As another reviewer noted it is a creepy that you have to provide personal information in order to enter. I've decided to give it a go and it was interesting and staff were nice.

1  Thank Catherine B
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477bradp
2 September 2015|
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Response from Lucia G | Reviewed this property |
Hours:Mon.-Thurs. 11-4. Closed major holidays. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Call 888-872-1776 to confirm
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Rick G
12 June 2015|
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Response from Sandra P | Reviewed this property |
There is a ten dollar donation suggested.
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Deborah P
23 April 2015|
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Response from Lucia G | Reviewed this property |
The Reagan Ranch Center is open Monday - Thursday at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm.
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