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Mobile Museum of Art

4850 Museum Drive, Mobile, AL 36608
+1 251-208-5200
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Ranked #14 of 32 Attractions in Mobile
Type: Art Museums
Description: Tuesday through Sunday: 10am - 5pm Thursday: 10am - 9pm Closed Mondays and all City Holidays
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Jacksonville, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

While killing some time before my flight, I ventured into this museum. The pieces on display provided a a variety of emotions. Seriously, the small collection of religious art was very humbling, and the pieces from Japan and China were inspiring. I just wish I were in town during the upcoming Mardi Gras weekend-long display. It sounds like it would... More

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Mobile, Alabama
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117 reviews 117 reviews
50 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Hell I wouldn't know but my art buddies in New Orleans who have Piccassos and Dugas in their hallways say it is a wonderful museum. I liked it better when you could have luch out there. It is right by the Tennis center so if you are here for a summer tournament great place to beat the heat

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Leasburg, Missouri
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Our visit was extremely pleasant; the museum is very well kept and the bathrooms were so clean it was as if no one had ever used them. The mix of art was very pleasing and made us want to go back through a few areas twice. The museum staff were extremely friendly and were fairly knowledgeable regarding some of the... More

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Mobile, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Exhibits of permanent collection seemed fresh. Friendly, informative staff. And a great museum store!

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Mobile, Alabama
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110 reviews 110 reviews
67 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The way security at this museum follows people, stares, and hounds is ridiculous! It is impossible to enjoy or even give much thought about a piece of art when you are the only one in the gallery and the guards physically walk behind you and stand while you look. Seriously?? Do you think that I am going to rip the... More

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Knoxville, TN
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We visited on Memorial Day weekend. We saw that the admission was reduced on the website, but we missed the explanation about the second floor being closed for renovations. So, if you are visiting in summer 2014, just note that you aren't going to get to see everything. We enjoyed what we did see and were glad that we went.... More

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Mobile, Alabama
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I loved the pieces of Art as you read about them you are caught back in time. Beautiful. Art from different parts of the world. You will not be disappointed.

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Sharpsburg, GA
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74 reviews 74 reviews
33 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I was quite impressed with Mobile's art museum! They have a nice selection of pieces and they are well-displayed. It's worth a look!

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Alexandria, VA
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580 reviews 580 reviews
247 attraction reviews
352 helpful votes 352 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We spent two hours here recently. I think that is enough time. Add a few minutes to look at the excellent and well displayed gift shop. This shop looks more like a MET or Whitney Museum gift shop than a small town regional art museum gift shop. It is very good! The collection is very large (building has 95.000 sq... More

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Atlanta
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014 via mobile

For a regional museum to have truly beautiful pieces - how rare! Don't miss the second floor 'modern wing' including the glass, wood and other mediums of art as well as the wing from the Rhodes Haverty collections. The 50th anniversary celebration exhibit includes masterworks from Delacroix, Dali, Matisse, Gainsborough, Copley, Sargent, Constable and J M W Turner. The Beaverbrook... More

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