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Figge Art Museum

Address: 225 West 2nd Street, Davenport, IA 52801
Phone Number: 563-326-7804
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Ranked #2 of 13 Attractions in Davenport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Only paid $7 to enter the museum and found it to have a great array of art to enjoy. Actually didn't intend to visit but found myself walking by, liked the architecture of the exterior and continued to the interior. Spent a few hours of the afternoon enjoying the museum. Perfect size and great price. Easy to see everything in... More 

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Davenport, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We go periodically to see what is new. The last time we went we saw a special Folk Art display and a movie about the Orphan Trains. I am always astounded at the modern art piece entitled Black. $10 would be to much to pay for this piece. We always get a chuckle when we view this piece. They do... More 

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De Pere, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Davenport has a gem. The building is impressive but inside the art collection is amazing! A large diverse American collection with works by Grant Wood, Andrew Wyeth, James McNeill Whistler, Ansel Adams and many others caught my attention but with over 4000 works of art there is something for everyone.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

What a great place for art lovers! This place has amazing pieces and is a great place for one of a kind wedding receptions!

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Davenport, Iowa
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166 reviews 166 reviews
16 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

There are more than exhibits at the Figgi. There are programs and fun things, free things and great gift options in the gift shop - my only disappointment is that there isn't an operational cafe. Free Thursdays after 5pm...the café is open, full bar and always a (free) program in the lobby. We recently attended a PechaKucha. Prior to the... More 

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Chciago
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276 reviews 276 reviews
76 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

A wonderful addition to this city! Nice Grant Wood exhibit when we visited. Start at the top floors and work your way down. The second and first floors have quite a bit to see. The gift shop is really excellent!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Spacious and the gift shop interesting but was limited in displays. we personally didn't feel it was worth the time.

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Chesterfield, MO
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222 reviews 222 reviews
125 attraction reviews
253 helpful votes 253 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This was my second trip to Figge. I am really into architecture so I was excited about David Chippefield’s building. From the outside, the all glass building is stunning. It does not blend in with downtown Davenport, so it is kind of an oddity, but it gets your attention. The inside I still find disappointing. The layout is just not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

FIGGE was everything i had hoped it would be and more. Each gallery has its own unique ambience and the collections and exhibits, both permanent and temporary are richly rewarding to see. There is work by local/regional artists as well as diverse national and international individuals and groups. The hands-on areas for children and families are rife with engaging projects... More 

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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71 reviews 71 reviews
41 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

It is a very new, large building with many great exhibits. There was even a Chagall! A lot by Grant Wood, of American Gothic fame. I thought this industrial city on the Mississippi would be void of art but was very pleasantly surprised.

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