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Address: 1750 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone Number: 612-375-7600
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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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Worth a visit if art (generally contemporary) is your thing.

Been here several times and, while it's not going to be the best art center you've been to, you'll find generally something for everyone. A big favorite is their annual mini-golf... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Went to the Walker in April along with other members of my high schools art club. Sculpture garden is a plus. I can't wait to visit again this summer when their garden terrace is planted. Beautiful building filled with interesting and mind opening art.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Been here several times and, while it's not going to be the best art center you've been to, you'll find generally something for everyone. A big favorite is their annual mini-golf course during the Summer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The Walker Art Center is my favorite museum of contemporary art. The collections are so well organized that you easily go from one section to the next without having to waste any of your valuable time. I was able to do the whole museum in about two hours. My favorite exhibits were the International Pop and the 75 Years of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

It doesn't take long to go through, we did all exhibits in about an hour. The pricing was fair and they give good discounts! They even have free days! The sculpture garden was also very nice and is always free!

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Louisville, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

My husband and I went here on a rainy Sunday in early May and were disappointed. The building is nice but the art was dissapointing. I realize modern art is not for everybody but I was at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC last Oct and liked just about everything. The 1st room we entered had about 6 mirrors... More 

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Madison, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Interesting history of 75 years of modern art. Sometimes art was confusing and disturbing. Great cafe and helpful guides.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The best part of the Walker Art Center is the sculpture garden, which is free to the public. But if you pay to enter the Center itself, you have to deal with a confusing building that seems like a relic from the 70s, filled with art that runs the gamut from good to bad. We saw the whole thing (I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

A very enjoyable afternoon viewing art and watching movies. Lovely couches to watch cinema - great idea for an art museum.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Beautiful building, free entry on Thursday with complimentary talk and a fantastic permanent collection... how is the not in the top 10? and really, #62... Short walk from downtown and across the main road you are presented with the center and sculpture garden. it's a modern building of 25 years or so with recent additions and very well maintained; great... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Always innovative and interesting and sometimes frustrating, the Walker is a modern art museum, full of art, multimedia installations, sculpture....My grandnephews, 11 and 13, love it (and so do I) because they find the humor and craziness and creativity in many things. This spring, one of the videos is of a working construction site which the videographer has turned into... More 

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