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Parrish Art Museum

279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY 11976
631 283 2118
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Ranked #1 of 5 Attractions in Water Mill
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Type: Art Museums, Museums

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Orient, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I took my 17 year old daughter and her friend visiting from the Czech Republic on a beautiful Sunday. We had an excellent docent tour. Everyone loved it. And you can take selfies! New policy. Photography Is OK!

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Chicago, Illinois
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124 reviews 124 reviews
63 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Visited en route on a road bike trip with my son to orient point. An excellent collection for a regional museum. The building itself isn't too appealing from the outside but is quite attractive inside. Enjoyed both permanent and temporary exhibits.

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New York City, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The museum is in a beautiful building-the main hall felt cathedral like-high beamed ceilings. Eclectic collection-really enjoyed the opportunity to learn about new artists.

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Washington DC
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114 reviews 114 reviews
32 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The Parrish Art Museum is an excellent place to spend an hour or two: On our annual visits, we always enjoy the interesting permanent collection including many artists with a local connection and the well-curated and thought-provoking special exhibits. We also appreciate the interplay of the open airy architecture and the landscaping: During the summer, the field of wildflowers in... More 

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Long Beach, NY
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77 reviews 77 reviews
60 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

After entering the nearly hidden entrance of the Parrish Art Museum, the interior is spacious with easy access to the galleries. The stark exterior could double as a farmers market; a prime location to sell produce and baked goods. It could be a source of revenue for the museum. All joking aside, the architecture and landscaping compliment the natural beauty... More 

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103 reviews 103 reviews
6 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We received a free tour of the collection. While we learned some interesting things about some of the artists, the fact that we were being obviously read to was somewhat disconcerting. This is a large building which looks like a long greenhouse from the road but is actually quite effective at displaying a fairly large collection of modern and contemporary... More 

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Paris, France
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The organization of the museum is really nice, the rooms are big enough that you can look at the art from a distance without walking all over people. The temporary exhibit was very interesting.

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We visited the new Parrish in April. The long double barn-like structure is quite a sight from the Montauk Hwy. Although at first glance it looked like grounds for the county fair, as you approach its striking modernism is mesmerizing. It really does capture the Hamptons light extraordinarily (zinc roof?). The grounds also exude a cool minimalism befitting the building.... More 

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Coto De Caza
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177 reviews 177 reviews
39 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

well maybe when it is really open it would be better. it cost us $8 and it was 1/2 open. and two of the rooms were closed anyway. maybe when they get it going it will be better. seems to focus on artists that donated their work to the museum. cant say I heard of them. they did give us... More 

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New York City, New York
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651 reviews 651 reviews
203 attraction reviews
1,697 helpful votes 1,697 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

The new Parish is architecturally designed to fit in it's location.(out in the fields). I went with friends on a drizzly day just to see the place. The exhibits were well mounted and the building's spaces are meant to show all the art. The staff are helpful, even their coffee is good. Worth a trip.

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