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Address: 515 Broad Street, Gadsden, AL
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Splash of Culture

I visited the Gadsden Museum of Art this week with my Aunt, who is a very well known artist from Birmingham. Her impression of this small, quaint gallery was already positive so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I visited the Gadsden Museum of Art this week with my Aunt, who is a very well known artist from Birmingham. Her impression of this small, quaint gallery was already positive so it was easy for me to see why. A local show was underway with a variety of paintings (oil, watercolor, acrylic) and one or two pottery exhibits. Colorful,... More 

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

Wow, this place is full of surprises and culture way beyond what one might expect in a town the size of Gadsden. Many surprise exhibits like Andy Warhol and dinosaur animation. The gigantic recreation of pre WWII Gadsden train set is captivating. Would highly recommend this to anyone and especially school trips!

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Fultondale, Alabama
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I know that Gadsden is a small place but when my friend and I went to visit this museum we found very little. There was a local artist exhibition on the first floor. No guide was there to tell you where to go next within the two story building. It turned out the main part was upstairs tucked away and... More 

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Anniston, Alabama
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Beautiful paintings...a beautiful building which houses them...a history of Gadsden in photographs, a history of Emma Sansom...had a great afternoon and learned a lot...this is a must - see!!!

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Attalla, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012 via mobile

Great museum for the area. Friendly staff in a clean environment. Mixed with art the museum has moved forward in many way in the past few years even adding a complete upstairs showroom. In the center of downtown it worth your time to visit. It's free!

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Boaz, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012 via mobile

This is the smallest ' museum' I've ever been to. When I went, it had an interesting general history of Alabama timeline with lots of artifacts. They do seem to love their quilt shows here. Not exactly my thing but I can appreciate the hard work done in the works and exhibit. Also, it's free, so there's no harm in... More 

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