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The Butler Institute of American Art

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Address: 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown, OH
Phone Number: 3307431107
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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My kids and I love to randomly pop into the museum to see what has changed. They love the mirror exhibit and the wax people. Its always nice to share a little piece of history in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

My kids and I love to randomly pop into the museum to see what has changed. They love the mirror exhibit and the wax people. Its always nice to share a little piece of history in the art exhibits and they still enjoy the childrens area in the basement that is right now decorated as "Where the wild things are"

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Chesterland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

You should add the Butler Institute of Art to your list of places to visit. It has an important, if not world-renowned, collection of American art in an airy, friendly surrounding and innovative displays you are unlikely to see elsewhere. Youngstown is no longer the manufacturing powerhouse it once was, but this museum was first built and then expanded during... More 

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Columbiana, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

My 9-yr-old son took me to the Butler today. He had enjoyed his school field trip so much that he wanted to go back and share it with me! And now I look forward to us taking my 15-yr-old daughter as well. The exhibits are very interesting, fascinating, and well-done. I highly recommend it.

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This place is wonderful! From the art on the walls to the staff and building...I cannot say enough about the Butler Institute...it's a great place to spend a day. Good for kids to adults, you can't miss this wonderful museum.

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East Wenatchee, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Free parking. The new "sky walk" to the new addition (from the purchase of a church next door) is a fantastic expansion. Pieces from the permanent collection that used to be spread throughout the museum are now grouped into themes for sports as art, americana, native american art, science/technology/holograms, and more. The current Bob Dylan, About Face exhibit, includes his... More 

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Warren, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Loved everything about it. If your an art lover, you won't be disappointed. Their gift shop is wonderful and there's plenty of affordable gifts.

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Struthers, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

One of the very few museums in the country (perhaps thee only) dedicated solely to American art and artists. A must see for American art enthusiasts.

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Youngstown, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

If you are in Youngstown, or passing through, add this to your to do list. What a wonderful gem for the Youngstown area. Beautiful museum with some impressive works of art.

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Youngstown, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The art institute is an awesome place to take your children. They offer art classes for kids and the art work in the building is exquisite!

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Youngstown, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This museum has some of the best American Art in the United States. The building itself is gorgeous! The Butler Museum is located in Youngstown OH. Youngstown Ohio was once a relatively large steel making center. The population was such that it could support a Museum and a symphony and numerous other cultural attractions. Although the city population itself has... More 

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Additional Information about The Butler Institute of American Art

Address: Address: 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown, OH
Phone Number: 3307431107
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Youngstown
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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