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Rahr-West Museum and Mansion

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Address: 610 N. Eighth St, Entrance Off Park Street, Manitowoc, WI 54220
Phone Number: 920-686-3090
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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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lovely museum

I couldn't believe this was a free museum. The collection is varied and interesting - between the art gallery and the house I found many interesting pieces of art to look at.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Tryon, North Carolina
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Tryon, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I couldn't believe this was a free museum. The collection is varied and interesting - between the art gallery and the house I found many interesting pieces of art to look at.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

For me, i skipped the art museum part and went into the old house. Which is awesome. More importantly this museum is near where a piece of sputnik landed when it re-entered the atmosphere. U can stand on the spot where it landed on the street.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Not Large but so well done. Picassos and a Georgia O'Keefe among many others that will impress. Friendly informative staff. Don't miss the bottle cap Starry Night in the lower level! Mansion is very well preserved and restored. Thank you Mr and Mrs West!

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Jenison
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We were surprised that the Rahr-West Museum and Mansion held creations by Warhol, Picasso, O'Keefe - just to name a few. The museum and mansion was amazing and showcased each art piece well. Also surprised the admission is free. Classy place to visit.

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Waverly, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This museum has a nice collection of art works attached to a mansion that you can also tour. They also have a replica of a chunk of the Russian Sputnik satellite which was found embedded in the road in front of the museum when the satellite fell from orbit.

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Winchester, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I enjoyed the submarine gallery and the mansion. Wonderful prints of our submarines and shipmates, particularly the USS Halfbeak (SS352) in which I sailed in 62-64.

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Stafford, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I wasn't expecting such a nice art Museum in such a small town. It was well worth taking the time to stroll through.

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new york
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We went to see the art exhibit on loan from the USNavy we liked that the staff was able to explain things about the museum The restored house was so well done that I felt like I could move right in . Everything had descriptions explaining what it was

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Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Lovely museum housed in a victorian mansion. The collection features rotating works from the former owners collections. You never know whether you will see a Wyatt, a Klimt, or some other surprise master work, mixed in with other intriguing artists, specialty exhibits, and beautiful period furnishings. It is compact and can be seen in a short time.

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Marshfield, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Staff was fun to talk to and very open and accommodating. Great knowledge about the property and city. Beautiful home with great historic significance. We went with another couple and really enjoyed ourselves. Nice that there was stuff to do and of interest for all ages.

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Additional Information about Rahr-West Museum and Mansion

Address: 610 N. Eighth St, Entrance Off Park Street, Manitowoc, WI 54220
Phone Number: 920-686-3090
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Manitowoc
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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