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Currier Museum of Art

150 Ash Street, Manchester, NH 03104
603-669-6144
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Ranked #1 of 13 Attractions in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Concord, New Hampshire
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

The currier museum is a huge asset to NH and to Manchester, they have a top notch art collection, that one may not expect to find on a side street in Manchester NH. Their collection ranges from Dutch Masters, to Calder sculptures, to an entire Frank Lloyd Write house, perfectly preserved that you can tour. Always friendly staff, beautifully laid... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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49 reviews 49 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

A lovely art museum in downtown Manchester. Do not miss the Wyeth and the Sargent. We thoroughly enjoyed our time.

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curriermuseum, Public Relations Director at Currier Museum of Art, responded to this review

Hi Marissa52: Thanks for the five-star review! You're not alone in loving the Sargent and Wyeth paintings. Stop by again when you're in town, and happy holidays! More 

Lexington, MA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

The Currier is a nice local museum which is a pleasure to visit. It's no Boston Museum of Fine Arts, or course, but on the other hand it's a lot easier to drive to and the the parking is ample and free. Neither will you have to worry about wandering around the halls constantly being lost. The building is spacious... More 

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curriermuseum, Public Relations Director at Currier Museum of Art, responded to this review

Hi Robert V: Thanks for what may be the most comprehensive TripAdvisor review the Currier has ever received! We appreciate your feedback (the plusses and minuses) and hope you drive back up I-93 to visit again. More 

Newton, New Hampshire
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68 reviews 68 reviews
11 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Joined 2 other couples to view the M.C. Escher exhibit. Since this is a smaller museum; we were all amazed as to the extensiveness of the display of his works. The layout of the museum made finding our way around quite easy and some of the other exhibits ranged from medieval works to Van Gogh to Picasso. Even though we... More 

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curriermuseum, Public Relations Director at Currier Museum of Art, responded to this review

Hi Paul S: We're glad you finally made it the Currier and hope you found some reasons to come back again--things are always changing here at the Museum! More 

North Easton, Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I happened to be in Manchester and decided to check out the Currier Museum since we were also doing the tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's Zimmerman House. The museum is small so I wouldn't recommend planning your whole day around it, but I definitely think it's worth checking out. The European collection was decent and included a Van Gogh. I... More 

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curriermuseum, Director of PR and Marketing at Currier Museum of Art, responded to this review

Hi Chincino: Thanks for the kind words. A lot people comment that a visit to the Zimmerman House in conjunction with a tour through the Museum is a perfect way to spend an afternoon. We hope to see you again! More 

New York City, New York
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96 reviews 96 reviews
15 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I'd been meaning to get to the Currier for years while visiting family in the area. The Escher show was well worth the wait. The exhibit was terrific. I did not see the entire permanent collection or the Zimmerman House, as the snow was falling fast and building that afternoon, but that will leave more to see on the next... More 

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curriermuseum, Director of PR and Marketing at Currier Museum of Art, responded to this review

Hi CapitanaD: With a show like Escher, it's hard to find the time to see the entire Currier Museum, but it sounds like you got a good sense of the place. Stop by again to check out the Zimmerman House! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is no night at the museum but it was my teen daughters first look at "serious" art. We had a delightful time and really connected. A must see if you're in the area!

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curriermuseum, Director of PR and Marketing at Currier Museum of Art, responded to this review

Hi Mary C: We love hearing about first-time visits to an art museum happening at the Currier. Hopefully you'll be back again. I'm especially happy that we swept up the dust bunnies in time for your family's arrival. :) More 

Holliston, Massachusetts
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44 reviews 44 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you're in Manchester, NH, and have some time, this is a good way to spend it. This museum is very manageable and has some very nice representative pieces from various genres and periods. You can easily do it justice in about two hours. Don't miss the painting entitled "The Letter," completed in the late 1800's. The detail and coloration... More 

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curriermuseum, Director of PR and Marketing at Currier Museum of Art, responded to this review

Hi prubin9: We're big fans of Emile Meyer's painting, "The Letter," too. Amazingly vivid reds that you don't see very often! Glad you stopped by! More 

Brookline, New Hampshire, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We just visited the Escher exhibit. Every time I have visited the Currier, I experience an exhibit worthy of a much larger museum in a much larger city. i have seen unique exhibits here that still resonate years later. The Zimmermann house is worth a visit all on its own. manchester can be proud of its unique museum, and the... More 

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curriermuseum, Public Relations Director at Currier Museum of Art, responded to this review

Thanks, Therry N! We do try to aim high at the Currier. Our wonderful community has supported us for 85 years now, so they deserve the effort! :) See you again, we hope! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The Currier Museum of Art is a lovely place, definitely worth the visit, even if you're traveling from Massachusetts. We went there to see the M.C. Escher exhibit, but the museum has many beautiful items on display. The museum's holdings include not only paintings but also a nice collection of sculptures and decorative art, both modern and antique, such as... More 

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curriermuseum, Public Relations Director at Currier Museum of Art, responded to this review

Hi JolantaTravels, Thanks both for the tripadvisor review and the blog post about the Currier. I'm glad you found your way to the family-based Discovery Gallery and hope you have a chance to check out our Contemporary Gallery in your next visit. We're less than an hour north of downtown Boston on I-93, so we're actually not too far up... More 

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