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Ogunquit Museum of American Art

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Address: 543 Shore Road, Ogunquit, ME
Phone Number: +1 207-646-4909
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Open May 1- October 31, 10am-5pm daily:

Perched on a cliff overlooking...

Open May 1- October 31, 10am-5pm daily:

Perched on a cliff overlooking Narrow Cove and the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by landscaped sculpture gardens, the OMAA houses a collection of over 2,000 works of American art. Included in our collection are works by such internationally known artists as Robert Henri, Marsden Hartley, John Marin, Rockwell Kent, and Mark Tobey. Founded in 1952 by artist and philanthropist Henry Strater, we are the only museum in Maine dedicated exclusively to American modern art.

Kids 12 and Under: FREE

General Admission: $10

Students/Seniors: $9

Members: FREE

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Beautiful grounds

Having driven by this little gem when coming into Ogunquit, we never really noticed it before. Fellow guests at the place where we were staying suggested that we visit, so we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 3, 2015
Linda H
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Milford, New Hampshire
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Milford, New Hampshire
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103 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Having driven by this little gem when coming into Ogunquit, we never really noticed it before. Fellow guests at the place where we were staying suggested that we visit, so we did, on what was the last day this museum was open for this year. A modest collection of art works, paintings and sculptures are on display in the building.... More 

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Thank Linda H
South Hadley, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Good permanent collection and always interesting special exhibits. Grounds are spectacular as are views out back. A relaxing peaceful enriching experience.

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Thank ShoeQueen1952
Ruidoso,
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38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Very small museum. Not many rooms. Not many things to see. Something to do for about a half hour to 45 minutes, but it is not going to set your culture craving aside.

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Thank lynnpr
Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

This museum perches on the shoreline, with lovely views of the ocean from the sculpture garden outside. Interesting history of the art community in the area, and a pleasant way to pass an hour or two.

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Thank JanLynne52
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

The museum was interesting but it was the grounds and ocean views that are worth the stop. However there is an admission fee that i believe was not worth the money

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Thank terrizuck
Reno, Nevada
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66 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

The museum itself isn't very large but the exhibits were interesting. There was a very nice exhibit of Winslow Homer's drawings from the Civil War. The outdoor garden had a number of sculptures. The wooden, rather primitive wooden sculptures of animals were fun to look at. The museum is set on a bluff over a bay and the view is... More 

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woburn,ma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

This was my second visit to this museum. The art work changes quite often. Not only was the art work varied and enjoyable, the view is breathtaking. The ocean can be seen from the back of the museum and there are additional sculptures out there , as well. The docent that was there the day we visited was so knowledgeble... More 

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Thank kathy6369
Belmont, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Wonderful exhibits in their collection. And the views outside of Perkins Cove. We even had a great blue heron standing sentry on the walk to the water.

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Thank TaffyBurns
Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

This was a lovely display. I loved the layout of the Art museum. I especially liked the gardens outside overlooking Perkins Cove.

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Leominster, Massachusetts
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64 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

It is a small museum but the permanent collection is excellent and the temporary exhibitions are always extremely good and interesting. The building is beautiful, do notice the architectural details and the garden outside with its sculpture and the view

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