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Address: 1750 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone Number: 612-375-7600
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Internationally recognized as a leading arts venue, the Walker Art...

Internationally recognized as a leading arts venue, the Walker Art Center presents contemporary visual arts and design exhibitions; dance, theater, and music performances; and film screenings. The Walker hosts lectures, classes, and events for visitors of all ages with many of today’s leading figures from the worlds of art and culture.

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Top Contemporary Art Museum

The Walker Art Center is considered one of the top contemporary art museums in the country, which may be a good or bad thing depending on your outlook. It is not in competition... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Chesterland, Ohio
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San Antonio, Texas
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited last year and were really impressed with the variety of exhibitions. The location was easy to get to using public transportation. Visited with my 12 year old daughter who also enjoyed it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really creative, thoughtful, eye-opening exhibitions when I visited: Jack Whitten and Hippie Modernism. The permanent collection space is limited, but had a great show. Very impressive indeed. Very elegant museum. If you're a contemporary art enthusiast, this is a must.

Thank Josh547
Chesterland, Ohio
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451 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 346 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Walker Art Center is considered one of the top contemporary art museums in the country, which may be a good or bad thing depending on your outlook. It is not in competition with New York's MOMA or the Hirschhorn in Washington, D.C., but it is very good nonetheless. How you view this museum depends a lot on how you... More 

Thank ElaineAndGreg
Maplewood, Minnesota
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129 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Specifically went to the Walker this time to see Hippie Modernism. Anyone who has any interest in the 60's/70s should be sure to see this. Fabulous art along with very interesting and educating descriptions of the exhibit.

Thank Michael W
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Walker Art Center is a national jewel and not to be missed when visiting Minneapolis-St. Paul. In addition to the spectacular art exhibits one can browse at the Walker there is a regular and unique schedule of films, music and dance performances each month. We recently attended the wonderful film Timbuktu by famed Malian director Abderrahmane Sissako, with Sissako... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the Walker in early October. The retro exhibit celebrating the first 70 years of the Walker was excellent. We had hoped to prowl the sculpture garden, but it was closed for major renovation. Without access to the garden, the admission price seemed a wee bit steep. We were fortunate to be able to park on... More 

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Amherst, New Hampshire, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Back in the day this was a "go-to" place for my "then girlfriend and now wife", during our college courting time, almost fifty years ago. Growing up I thought that this place was cutting age. I had an opportunity to return to Minnesota, and this place was on my list of places to revisit. I was glad that I visited,... More 

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Washougal, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Checked the Walker Art Center out but after speaking with the ticket counter, decided not to view the art. More modern pieces than we like. Ate in their cafe; which was "ok" -- but overpriced.

Thank Gloria L
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like modern art you might like this place, many do. My husband and I were there a couple years ago and found almost nothing of interest. If your'e drawn to fine arts go to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts instead which is also free.

Thank Melissa M
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We first went to the Sculpture Garden across the street. We didn't have time to walk throughout the Walker Art Center but my friends and I did a little shopping at the gift shop. The staff was young, nice and helpful. I bought a few great gifts for family and friends. We were told that on thursdays the center is... More 

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