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Birmingham Museum of Art

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Address: 2000 Eighth Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone Number: 205 254 2565
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: This three-story museum houses an eclectic selection of art, including...
This three-story museum houses an eclectic selection of art, including Wedgewood pottery, the largest collection of Asian art in the Southeast, Native American and African art, impressionism, contemporary art and American landscapes.
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The BMA has impressive permanent collections and hosts major traveling exhibits. It also hosts popular "Art on the Rocks" events in the summer that draw thousands.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

The BMA has impressive permanent collections and hosts major traveling exhibits. It also hosts popular "Art on the Rocks" events in the summer that draw thousands.

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very nice museum for its size and the traveling exhibits are exceptional at times. Very nice relaxing hour or two.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Spent a lovely afternoon enjoying the interesting and beautiful art in the museum. It is worth visiting several times a year to see what's new

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Talladega, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This museum is a surprise for a city the size of Birmingham and it is amazing that it is free, as is the guarded parking on site. The most spectacular part of its collection (obviously, in my opinion) is the Wedgwood collections, which included an entire room brought over from Britain that was done in Wedgwood. It is hard to... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Loved the Museum! It is very easy to navigate and has a varied collection. My husband loved the Remington sculptures and I am partial to the American paintings. A nice representation of artists and history. Free admission and free parking too!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We enjoyed our visit very much. If you've been to any art museum, then you know what to expect: paintings, statues, etc. There is a nice variety at BMOA, and it is well laid out.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Exhibits change frequently! That avoids boredom when visiting the museum? The restaurant is really good too!

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Well set out and a lot of variety. Liked the featured exhibit. Suitable for young and old. There were a lot of American artists and lesser known from Europe.

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Fort Valley, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is a really good art museum! They have art from all over the world, sculpture, and interesting visiting shows. It has free parking and is good place to spend an afternoon in downtown Birmingham. You will definitely learn a lot!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This gem of a museum, which is free to the public, is well worth your time. Permanent exhibits include African, Asian, European and American Art. There is also an exhibit of Native American artwork. Traveling exhibits are frequent and the museum offers curator led discussions of each new exhibit. There is also plenty of opportunity to interact with museum staff.... More 

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Additional Information about Birmingham Museum of Art

Address: 2000 Eighth Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone Number: 205 254 2565
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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