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Birmingham Museum of Art

2000 Eighth Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
205 254 2565
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Ranked #3 of 43 attractions in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums
Owner description: This three-story museum houses an eclectic selection of art, including Wedgewood pottery, the largest collection of Asian art in the Southeast, Native... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Abbotsford, Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
23 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I had never hard of the Museum of Art, but I was very impressed with what I saw. Admission is free, which was also a surprise. My wife and I only focused on one floor, but what we saw was great.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Decided to visit the Birmingham Museum of Art this week not knowing what to expect. Boy, was I surprised! Galleries included East Asian, Native American, English, Modern, Early European, a huge Wedgwood gallery, a sculpture garden and even a hands-on kids learning gallery. The place even has a decent cafe. While roaming I was amazed to actually find some pieces... More

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Baton Rouge
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Had a nice assortment of different art pieces from all around the world, with kid friendly activities at a few stations as well as a small art play center

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Brevard, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Way more than we expected. No charge to enter (donations optional). Something for the whole family. Very nice.

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ft myers
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

lovely peaceful museum... nice gift shop... beautiful grounds.. enjoyed using phones to hear about art

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6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I haven't been to the Birmingham Museum or Art in about 20 years and I was pleasantly surprised with how nice it is. They have a good representation of art from around the world. And it is free except for the visiting exhibits!

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Wow...this world class museum is FREE?! Take advantage of the culture available to the citizens of Birmingham and beyond! Donations are always welcome and I was more than happy to contribute a little. From the spacious facility to the outdoor garden to the amazing full Samurai battle dress and beautiful Wedgewood collection, you'd be a fool to pass this up... More

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Springfield, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We stayed downtown near the conference center for an event, and the Birmingham Museum of Art is a short walk across the street. We were not disappointed. The BMA's collection on display is diverse and engaging - from a strong Asian gallery, so some amazing 18th & 19th cen European and American furniture. They even have a small hands-on children's... More

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Moody
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I have had several opportunities to visit the Birmingham Museum of Art over the years. It never fails to interest and intrigue me. Frequently there are special events such as one I attended on Pompeii. No admission charge daily, except for special events, but a donation is suggested.

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Pinson, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed my recent visit. I had to do a critique for school which honestly I dreaded but when I goymt there I was very pleased by all of the artwork I saw.

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