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Minnesota Marine Art Museum

Address: 800 Riverview Drive, Winona, MN 55987
Phone Number: 507-474-6626
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Ranked #1 of 18 Attractions in Winona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Wabasha, Minnesota
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We visited specifically to see the visiting Ansel Adams exhibition but we enjoyed everything this museum offered. Pleasantly greeted by a lovely lady, she explained what we could see and where. There are obviously a lot of marine based exhibits but the quality of what is on offer to view is comparable to what any major city museum has. I... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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49 reviews 49 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I assumed this small town museum would be interesting at best. I was wrong. It was amazing. Although the collection is small it is amazing. All of the art had a maritime theme, but there were still many pieces there from famous painters.

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Lakeville, Minnesota, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

In addition to seascapes and nautical-themed art, the Minnesota Marine Art Museum (MMAM) collection includes works from Picaso, Monet, van Gogh, and other respected artists. What a surprise to find this caliber of art in a small town like Winona. Being a photographer, I especially enjoyed the Ansel Adams Classic Images exhibit, which runs through Jan 11, 2015. The other... More 

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Las Vegas
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

My innkeeper at Alexander Mansion B&B told me this place was not to be missed for art lovers...and he was right!! In fact, he loves it so much that staying at his B&B earns you an entry to the museum that he'll pay for!! The museum's permanent collection includes pieces by Picaso, Monet, Renoir, Van Gogh, & a few other... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

great Ansel Adams show,consisting of the photographer's favorites, presented as a gift to his daughter. His work is beautiful, ground breaking.

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Long Prairie, Minnesota
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Who'd think it?! Winona has a world class museum. The permanent collection includes Picasso, numerous Hudson school artists, Impressionist gliterati, and many others. But that would make it just another museum. The emphasis on marine art introduces visitors to artists like the remarkable Jack Gray. Wow! Also, we saw a wonderful showing of Ansel Adams photos. Do go -- you'll... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
22 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We were lucky enough to visit when there was an exhibit of Ansel Adams photographs, but the permanent collection here is really impressive. The galleries are set up nicely, so it's easy to go around the room and see the paintings in an order that makes sense.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We'd been driving past Winona and a friend mentioned, "You should stop in at their little museum. I think they have a Matisse." Well. Yes, their "little museum" had a Matisse. Also (and my list is not all-inclusive) Van Gogh, Kandinsky, O'Keeffe, Gauguin, Renoir, Cezanne, Picasso, Seurat, Mondrian, and Pissarro. Get the picture? We saw the permanent collections, as well... More 

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Winona, Minnesota, United States
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The exhibits are wonderful and well worth the stop. Many paintings from renown artists one would not expect to see in such an intimate gallery.

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This museum was an amazing collection of world famous artists as well as local ones. Definitely worth the trip.

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