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Rose Art Museum

Address: 415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02453
Phone Number: (781) 736-3434
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Ranked #8 of 18 Attractions in Waltham
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Type: Art Museums, Museums

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55 reviews 55 reviews
15 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A tiny art museum at Brandeis. Not much of a collection, but go there if you're on campus or in the neighborhood.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

The Rose Art Museum is a fine college art museum. It generally has interesting exhibits. There is no admission fee, and free parking is generally available.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

One of the most impressive academies art museums in the country. We are so lucky to have this magnificent gallery in our community, open to the public and free. Thank goodness the collection was saved!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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37 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013 via mobile

First time here as our daughter is a student I really liked the museum -it had a nice range of modern, historical and special exhibits. The special exhibit was a work by a palestinian artist who did a program with his family involving their view of treatment by the the israeli's around the six-day war This exhibit was not without... More 

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Waltham, Massachusetts
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

I recently visited the Rose Art Museum after having lunch at the nearby Brandeis faculty club. The current exhibition shows some of the works that the Rose acquired when it first opened. The original curator made some excellent choices and the paintings are now worth a small fortune. One of the people in our group of 10 had arranged for... More 

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

Beautiful building full of light with great architecture

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Asheville, North Carolina
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49 reviews 49 reviews
4 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2011

Spending a couple of hours at the Rose is a great way to brighten a cold, drab, winter day. The building itself is bright and airy, and much of the artwork is vivid and lively. There are works by most of the big names of the 20th century, and a selection by lesser-known and more recent artists as well. There... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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48 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

The Rose Art Museum of Brandeis University, reopened at the end of October 2011, after renovation. The art collection is spectacular, especially of American Art of the 1960's and 1970's. Name an artist from that period and they have a piece. Currently the museum has on display three "50th Anniversary Exhibitions" (the museum opened in 1961) . This includes my... More 

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