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R. W. Norton Art Gallery

4747 Creswell Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71106-1899
318-865-4201
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Ranked #1 of 28 Attractions in Shreveport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Owner description: Museum chronicles more than four centuries of American and European art featuring the works of...
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Hours:
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Museum chronicles more than four centuries of American and European art featuring the works of Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell. The springtime sees more than 10,000 azaleas bloom in the museum's garden.

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Texarkana,Texas
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215 reviews 215 reviews
32 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I really didn't know what to expect when I visited the R. W. Norton Art Gallery in Shreveport, Louisiana recently. What I was delighted and thrilled to find that this museum has a permanent collection of over 8,000 works of fine art. and is quite extensive. I was particularly interested in their American Collection which contains outstanding examples from the... More 

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Longview,
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5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The R.W. Norton Art Gallery and Museum in Shreveport, La. remains the top attraction in a city that offers so much for the visitor. The water walks and falls are complete now and there are so many of them, some hidden behind plants and demand attention with their bubbling sounds. The Winter plants are mysterious to our hometown garden ways... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Looking for a place to visit over the holidays? Admission is free and the staff is excellent. Bring a little culture and education into your life. The children will love the historical displays and paintings. A true southern beauty and must see visit.

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Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I can believe they don't charge for this. It was filled with eye candy! Oils, sculptures, prints, dolls, and guns... Beautiful landscape paintings. I actually felt hot in front of one painting of a temperature guage set at 102 degrees then a shade tree in the next pic to cool off under. Worth the trip. I promise who ever you... More 

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Seattle
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76 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

An interesting, unexpected museum with a variety of items to view: paintings, sculptures, old West, guns, dolls, native american art, tiny handpainted ceramic portraits. It's quite large and fascinating, plan for a couple of hours at least. Free parking, free entry. No gift shop. No photo's allowed, bummer. There are gardens, grounds, but we didn't have time for them.

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Guelph, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

This "gallery" is not worth the admission (which is free). While trying to appear as offering something of value, is nothing but a stuffy pretentious joke. Faux finishes to fakes copies and forgeries, I'm sure the only reason the don't let you take pictures is so real scholars and critics don't out them publicly. Thanks for the laugh.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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38 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Great facility with lots to appreciate. My wife and I are fans of art depicting scenes from the Old West, so were very pleased with the original paintings and sculptures by C.M. Russell and Frederick Remington, as well as Western landscapes by Thomas Moran, Albert Bierstadt, and painters of equal and lesser notoriety. If you are not familiar with this... More 

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Lewisville, Texas
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159 attraction reviews
206 helpful votes 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I went here on a Thursday morning and essentially had the museum to ourselves. Firstly, it is entirely free! They don't even ask for donations or have a gift shop. Other than not being able to take photos anywhere inside or on the grounds, this museum is fantastic - truely! There is an excellent little bit of... More 

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

A wonderful gallery. artwork of all kinds. Wonderful collection of bronz, paintings, dolls, old firearms and ect. Also visiting exhibitions

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Idaho
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I went on a trip to Shreveport and looked on TripAdvisor for things to do. The R. W. Norton Art Gallery got good ratings, so I put it in the GPS and got there easily. If you are interested in art and history, this is the place for you. The fact that it's free makes it even better. Each of... More 

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