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The Crucible

The Crucible
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Type of Attraction
Interests That Apply
Art, Local Culture
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Price: Free
Class and event prices may vary.
Is there parking?: Yes
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Water/Drinks: NOT available at this attraction or nearby.
Eating: This is NOT a good place to get a meal or snack.
Restrooms: Available
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The Crucible

Learn to Make Beautiful Art

Off The Beaten Path

Address: Phone:
1260 7th St
Oakland, CA 94607
+1 510 444 0919
Fax: +1 510 444 0918


Located in Oakland, The Crucible is the Bay Area's only nonprofit sculpture studio, a massive center dedicated to teaching and encouraging industrial arts. Its focus rests in sculpture, welding, glassblowing, and metalwork; in its massive center, sparks fly, forges roar, cement is shaped, and ideas are born. The Crucible offers one-of-a-kind classes in blacksmithing, jewelry making, stone carving, and woodworking, just to name a few. If you are tired of seeing timid art galleries and want to see some sparks fly, check out the Crucible for art in action.

Times & Dates

Open Hours: 2pm-10pm, Mon-Thurs; 10am-6pm, Sat-Sun
Visit Time: 30min-1hr
Average Wait Time: None
Notes: Check their website for schedules of events and classes.
Price: Free
Price Notes: Class and event prices may vary.


Indoor with no climate control.

Age Recommendations/Requirements

Ages Admitted: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Ages that would most enjoy this attraction: Teen, Adult, Senior
Groups that would most enjoy this attraction: Couples, Families, Friends, Groups, Solo Travelers


Best Modes of Transportation: Automobile/Car Bicycle Subway
Parking Availability: Yes
Average Price per Hour: Free
Notes: There is limited free parking in front of the building and street parking in the surrounding area.

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