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Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation

Address: Beverly Hills, CA
Phone Number: 310-277-5321
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

If you are in LA, definitely see the LACMA, the Norton Simon, and both Getty Museums. But add this house tour to your list. This is the collector's own home and it is full of interesting art, especially a lot of life-like sculptures. I cannot recall a home tour this good since the Barnes Foundation. It is free but requires... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This truly is one of the great secret glories of LA. It is a stunning collection of contemporary art shown in the house where the collector lived which gives a glimpse of a life as well as of the great art. Although there are some jarring notes -- I am not sure I want to bathe in a tub under... More 

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WeismanArtFoundation, Public Relations Manager at Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, responded to this review

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CH-La Conversion
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We had to register for the visit which takes place on specific days. But it's worth it. Excellent guide and wonderful piece of arts. Wholeheartedly recommended

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Beverly Hills, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We found this place on Internet and good reviews, so we thought of give it a try. Glad to get a spot on a tour. It is really a special experience. Hard to believe someone actually lived here. The docents are very knowledgeable. I never particular about the Art, though I am like acting, but, once I come here i... More 

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Chiltern, Australia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
29 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The tour of this magnificent art gallery was such a tremendous surprise. We had driven past and looked at some of the sculptures previously, so when we were arrived for the tour we were overjoyed. Once inside and bearing witness to such a marvellous selection of artwork, we knew we were in for more surprises. If you are going to... More 

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WeismanArtFoundation, Public Relations Manager at Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, responded to this review

Thank you very much, we are delighted you had such a good time and continue to enjoy our collection with the book! More 

Newton, MA
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171 reviews 171 reviews
66 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We were told to visit by a friend who is also a docent at LACMA. Glad we took her suggestion and were able to get a spot on a tour. It is really a special experience. Hard to believe someone actually lived here. The docents are very knowledgeable. If you enjoy art this is a must visit in Los Angeles.

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Houston, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Who knew? Right under your nose is a spectacular collection of modern art, all free to see. The Weisman home has been converted to a museum on a reservation only basis. Tour groups are small, maybe 15 people max, 2 tours a day, and only 5 days a week. Imagine being led by a docent through a collection of Picassos,... More 

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Leonia, NJ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

What a wonderful collection of contemporary art. It was a treat to see it in this particular setting: the home of the private collector. Our docent was knowledgeable and the tour well-paced. She packed a lot into an hour and a half. I am recommending to all my museum friends who visit the LA area.

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PA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Can't say enough about our visit, The docent, Dick Heiser, was knowledgeable, informative, personable and just pain nice. The art was breathtaking. It was so varied, and to tour with the art within the house setting was an unbelievable experience. I cannot recommend the tour enough for lovers of 20th century+ art. Reserve your space now. Thank you, Mrs. Heisman,... More 

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Seffner, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Such an amazing collection of modern art! When else do you get the chance to have a docent led tour of a private collection in Beverly Hills? Totally worth the time!

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