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Ogunquit Museum of American Art

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Address: 543 Shore Road, Ogunquit, ME
Phone Number: 207-646-4909
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Description: This small museum has an impressive collection of modern American art.

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Nice little museum, Spectacular location

The offerings of this small place are limited due to space, but still worth seeing, especially if they have a special exhibit. But the view of the ocean behind the museum is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
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Athens, Georgia
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Athens, Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The offerings of this small place are limited due to space, but still worth seeing, especially if they have a special exhibit. But the view of the ocean behind the museum is simply spectacular. Not to be missed.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

nice permanent collection of Maine artists, always special exhibitions, small store, sculpture and plantings on grounds with nice view of water

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This is an amazing place which you might not expect. The building is beautifully located with a view on the Cape and you can enjoy the grounds as well. It concentrates on artists who painted locally or used to summer in Maine and many of them are nationally recognized. It is a very tranquil place.

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Darlington, England, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
26 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

A great place to visit to see what the local area is like, just a nice place to go, you can see the atmosphere of the Cape area, easy parking

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San Francisco, California
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32 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This wonderfully situated spot is the perfect size for a taste of culture during your beach vacation. The bulk of the collection focuses on American artists who summered at the Ogunquit art colony, but they also have revolving exhibits. We were lucky to catch the Wyeth show this summer. Go early as soon as they open or go late because... More 

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Maynard, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We always enjoy the museum when we stop in. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. The grounds are wonderful. We really enjoyed the Wyeth exhibit,

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Los Angeles, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
25 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This is a small regional museum, devoted to Maine artists, who founded and developed this part of coastal Maine into a vibrant art colony back in the early 20th Century. It is well-laid out, and very pleasant to walk around in (both inside and out). The art history of this part of Maine is fascinating, and includes all of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Best little art museum in Maine. Love the shows, the gift shop where I get all my postcards. View from back window of the ocean is another plus.

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Houston, Texas
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

It is a very small intimate museum right on the ocean. Lovely outdoor sculptures. Nice american art. Great little gift shop with unusual pieces.

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Abingdon, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We made a point of visiting because of the special show of Andrew Wyeth work owned by Linda Bean. It was interesting but I was expecting more after seeing exhibitions of his work elsewhere. We were unable to really view and appreciate the outside gardens and sculptures due to the incoming nor'easter. The ocean though was providing some great "sea... More 

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