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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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We really enjoy the museum, and tend to visit monthly. Very peaceful and relaxing I would suggest it to anyone who has not been.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We really enjoy the museum, and tend to visit monthly. Very peaceful and relaxing I would suggest it to anyone who has not been.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The food and service were both good. We had a view of what appeared to be a courtyard with water feature - it made you forget you were in downtown Birmingham, Alabama. The seating process and paying went very smoothly making for a time devoted to good food and a nice chat with friends.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

This is a nice museum, especially considering it is free/donation for entry. I am a bit spoiled when it comes to Art Museums as I leave near the Nelson-Atkins in KC, MO. But each exhibit was nicely laid out and they have some nice pieces. Just small in general.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Visited the art museum many times as a child but my appreciation for it has developed over the years. My family visited during our family reunion in honor of my uncle Kerry Marshalls current exhibit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

OK, it's not the Louvre, but I was really pleased to see the breadth of this collection. We were there on a Tuesday morning, and started in the Asia gallery because it was the first one we came to off the elevator. I don't know much about Asian art, but we were so interested in the art, artifacts, and exhibits... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The way they present their exhibits are great. They do an excellent job of displaying the full news article for events you should thoroughly understand. Many museums don't do this. I visited on a Sunday when admission is by whatever you wish to donate. As a person who likes to read and seep in everything a museum offers, four hours... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is a very nice place to visit. It is close to the interstate and parking is available. The staff are are always friendly and helpful and the different artwork is exhibited nicely.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The BMA is great. It is free. Parking is limited. BMA offers brunch on Sunday. It's a beautiful place to spend the afternoon. Make sure to see the Asian exhibits.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

A nice taste of eclectic art from all of the world and from all over time. We saw pretty much everything in about 2 hours.... but it's free to the public, so you really can't go wrong! It's a nice museum for a rainy afternoon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The BMA is renown for their Wedgewood collection, largest outside Great Britan. Also The Woodward-Hitt antiques gallery is stunning. Quality artwork throughout. Wonderful sculpture garden. Free admission!

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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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