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Address: 1750 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone Number: 612-375-7600
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Arts and crafts
Description: Internationally recognized as a leading arts venue, the Walker Art Center...
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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Miniature golfing and art

The art museum offers a minture golf course next to the sculpture garden this summer. Each hole has been created by an artist. Some are easy but others are quite difficult. My... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

As much as I enjoy art museums, the Walker just does not flip my switch. The center itself is clean, well laid-out. I just do not feel a connection with their collection. If there is a particular artist or special exhibit at the Walker, I will go. But it is not on my short-list of places to re-visit in the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Good Modern and Pop Art. Good to visit with your wife/gf! Takes about a hour to walk through the place. Not exactly what I was looking for. The Art was okay to look at but very few pieces have me true inspiration.

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Alberta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Loved this place. Knew I would after reading the mostly negative reviews. The same people who worry about weeds in their lawns and never, ever drew outside the lines. Anyways, the pieces and the placements are too numerous to mention but we loved every step. From the Stuart Davis to the Lombardo of JFK, the Joan Mitchell to the Rothko,... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The diverse and ever-changing displays of great and not so great works, depending on your artistic viewpoints is always welcomed here. The Walker Gardens are a true delight to experience. Here also is the home of the "Cherry & Spoon", I have yet to get tired of looking at it and the fun that so many people and families enjoy... More 

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Slc
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The art museum offers a minture golf course next to the sculpture garden this summer. Each hole has been created by an artist. Some are easy but others are quite difficult. My favorite was the one where members of your party stand on plaster feet and you have to putt around them to get to the hole. Go early. We... More 

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New Orleans
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The Walker is devoted almost entirely to art of the 20th and 21st centuries; the prime exhibit when I was there was a look at pop art worldwide. If this is your style, you'll find a strong collection here with a lot of different artists well represented. The space itself is appropriately modern and attractive, and the staff very helpful.

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Ramsey, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

When we went to the Walker they told us if we play mini golf there we get in the museum for free. The mini golf was fantastic. So much fun very artistic golf holes great fun. We will go again. The museum was ok also.

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Livermore, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Visited the Walker Art Center next to Loring Park especially to do the "artist inspired" miniature golf they had on exhibit. When you purchase a round you get free admission into the center. Enjoyed viewing the many pieces of art on exhibit also. The pass is good for a week.

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Rochester, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We went through the Walker Art Museum on one of the First Saturdays when admission is free. Thank goodness we didn't waste money on this! The building itself is very nice but the art? I guess I am just not cool enough to "get it". It looked like a bunch of junk to me. Perhaps I have more classical art... More 

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Tonganoxie, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We played the mini golf, Walker on the Green. We went in the evening, when it had cooled off a bit. We had to wait about 20 minutes to get our turn. This was a fun activity to do after browsing through the sculpture garden.

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Additional Information about Walker Art Center

Address: 1750 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone Number: 612-375-7600
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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