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Huntsville Museum of Art

300 Church Street South, Huntsville, AL 35801
256-535-4350
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Ranked #19 of 51 attractions in Huntsville
Type: Art Museums
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Northport, Alabama
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59 reviews 59 reviews
40 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I was very disappointed that 3 rooms were closed for the preparation of a new exhibit to open shortly after my visit. Even the items on display, I finished walking through in 45 minutes. The best part was the Al Hirschfeld exhibit, which is temporary. There was some interesting glasswork, but ultimately I could have skipped this place.

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Mattawan, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The art museum is situated downtown Huntsville at the edge of a lovely gently shaded park with a very large pond. There is good parking and a nice pizza restaurant adjacent. The museum had two special exhibits when I was there. One featured an extensive collection of paintings by Judy Fish and it was extraordinary! The walls were alive with... More

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Alabama
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Thin crust, delicious pizza. Good atmosphere and nice outdoor seating. Beautiful view of lagoon at Big Spring Park

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Mobile, Alabama
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110 reviews 110 reviews
67 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I went there today and enjoyed the special exhibitions. The sign at the cashier area says photography allowed, just no flash. When I was taking pictures in the exhibition, a security employee informed me that it was not permitted in it. He then proceeded to point at a tiny obscure sign near the exit of the exhibition. I apologized, but... More

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salt lake city
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70 reviews 70 reviews
29 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I visited on a Thursday night and the admission was $5.00. Oh sure, this isn't a huge museum but it has some lovely collections. I really enjoyed the stunningly beautiful silver animals. The Janet Fish exhibit was lovely and the Hirschfield sketches were fantastic. Definitely worth a visit.

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Huntsville, AL
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101 reviews 101 reviews
21 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have carried my children there for school projects and they have some really interesting displays.

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Waunakee, Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We enjoyed the collection of glass art. If you are looking for a quiet place to spend an hour or two admiring things that are pretty, this is the place.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

This art museum had such an eclectic collection from Romanticism to the world's largest sterling silver sculptures of various animals to blown glass art collections, photography from locals & a youth art exhibit displaying from all ages in school. It was really great- especially the walk through time with the different expressionist known through history. I was very pleased I... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Good medium sized art museum, focusing on local and modern art, with a nice retrospective of the history of art. I especially liked the glass art, and the wonderful silver animals! Wish there was a little food court, or refreshment area. Also, several areas are not open, and an expansion would be great.

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Cullman, Alabama
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I had to go to this museum as part of an assignment for an art history class. I have been to museums all over the country, but this one was a real letdown. Luckily, the day we went was a free day, otherwise, I would have been really upset. One entire section of the museum was closed to the public.... More

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