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Museum of Nebraska Art

Address: 2401 Central Avenue, Kearney, NE 68847
Phone Number: (308) 865-8559
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Ranked #3 of 20 Attractions in Kearney
Type: Museums
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Type: Museums
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

For a city the size of Kearney, I was surprise by the size of the collection, and the quality and variety of the artworks they have collected. If you are a fan of architecture, you may want to stop there just for the building. It's well curated and well maintained. It took us about 2 hours to enjoy this place.

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North Platte, Nebraska
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230 reviews 230 reviews
61 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

So nice to see a museum that features Nebraska artists. The gift shop is first class. It has many nice handmade items from artists to buy. The location is nice and convenient to other awesome downtown shopping.

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Lexington, Nebraska
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

For all of us who ever struggled through English class in high school it is worth stopping by MONA just to take your picture with a statue honoring the inventor of Cliff's notes! Who knew it was a real person and from Nebraska no less. The museum itself is very cool, budget yourself an hour or two for a nice... More 

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Kearney, Nebraska, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is not a large art museum, but has a good variety of displays, a friendly staff, and is very well maintained

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Carefree, Arizona
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122 reviews 122 reviews
48 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is a wonderful museum converted from the Old Post Office. Wonderful layout, exhibits of Nebraska Artists and an extraordinary gift store. Oh and it is Free.....donations accepted......Right now a fabulous quilt exhibit.....

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Denver, Colorado
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144 reviews 144 reviews
61 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

What a marvelous surprise it was to drive up to this beautiful stately building, enter it's cool marble and granite halls, there's no entry fee, and walk through its amazing collection of art. And the gift shop is sweet, too. On my visit the collection included works by luminaries such as Bierstadt, Audubon, Alfred Jacob Miller and Thomas Hart Benton... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We aren't local to Nebraska but visit family often there and the Museum of Nebraska Art is one place we like to revisit when we are in Kearney. The quality of art is top-notch and we easily enjoy a couple of hours soaking up the art. It's easy to fall in love with Nebraska after seeing all the Nebraska artists... More 

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Kearney, Nebraska
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Recently we stopped to see the current Quilting Exhibit. My wife and her sister in law were very enthused with the quality of this showing. Every time we decide to stop and spend a little time at MONA it is such a pleasant and relaxing time. This is truly a gem of an attraction which is free to the public... More 

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Kihei
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This was a casual stop, but I think the museum does a good job of representing art from Nebraskans. Nice jewelry in giftshop.

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San Diego
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80 reviews 80 reviews
14 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

The Museum of Nebraska Art is the state's official site for art produced by Nebraskans and others with ties to Nebraska. It is small, but first-rate. The collection includes some wonderful paintings, a gallery devoted to cranes (Kearney is on the flyway for the incredible annual migration of sandhill cranes), and a very interesting collection of prints by the German... More 

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