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Address: 243 3rd Avenue Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601
Phone Number: (828) 327-8576
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Wish they had more diversity of art and greeter.

Hidden gem next to Science Center, but many don't go because there's not enough information or friendly greeter to answer questions.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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Hickory, North Carolina
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Hickory, North Carolina
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85 reviews 85 reviews
17 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Hidden gem next to Science Center, but many don't go because there's not enough information or friendly greeter to answer questions.

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hickorymuseumofart, Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this review

Thank you for the constructive comments! We so appreciate your attention. We would love for you to volunteer, be a docent and help with tours/greeting if you're interested. As a small museum we strive to provide a positive atmosphere, personal attention to visitors and a memorable experience. Please give us another try! Than you again. More 

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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

What a treat to walk into the Hickory Museum of Art. I was once a school, with the main exhibition hall in the former gym, with large windows. The atmosphere for the entire museum is calming. There is a permanent collection of beautiful glass work. And a large collection of folk art. Quarterly ekphrastica poetry works are read by the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The thoughtfully designed museum housed in a former high school is filled with artful gifts on every.floor.

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Hickory, North Carolina
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44 reviews 44 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Eddie Hamrick's collection of fine woodworking is being exhibited through the summer. Eddie is a master craftsman, and his work is the best I have ever seen. If you appreciate fine woodworking do not miss this exhibition. Eddie is teaching school kids at the museum most mornings during the week.

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Hickory, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have been a member of the Hickory Museum of Art for many, many years. Their regular art collection is outstanding and well worth the visit. However, it amazes me how they get nationally recognized exhibits from museums and collections around the country. One of my favorites was a giant photographic collection of ground zero at the World Trade Center... More 

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New York City, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The best exhibit I ever saw there was the William Starkweather paintings. The museum is laid out very well and the staff is very educated about their permanent collection.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I didn't expect a lot but I was pleasantly surprised by this beautiful museum. There are many exhibits and each are well lit with natural light. I thought it was nice that they featured many NC artists and there was more than just art-- there was history. Very nice place to spend an afternoon. It was so pretty we saw... More 

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hickoryart, Manager at Hickory Museum of Art, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! Next time you're in, stop by and say hello. Always happy to chat and give a mini-tour! More 

Winston Salem, North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Although I wish that I had something new to write I don't. The museum is one of the best regional museum that I have seen in the Carolinas. The staff was helpful, it was free, the art interesting, and the layout of the main hall is simply wonderful. The museum offered me more than I thought it would and I... More 

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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The Hickory Museum of Art has a fine collection and interesting special exhibitions. It features a folk art gallery that presents unique works in a friendly setting. The gift shop is a great placed to find hand-crafted items by area artists.

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Lenoir, NC
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Love going to see what new items of interest are there. They museum is always featuring something new, so everyone can find something exciting. My favorite exhi b it ever was the quilts!! So amazed by them. And the biggest plus is .. IT'S FREE! Go experience it.

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Address: Address: 243 3rd Avenue Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601
Phone Number: (828) 327-8576
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hickory

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