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Milwaukee Art Museum

700 N Art Museum Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202
414-224-3220
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Ranked #3 of 92 Attractions in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums
Description: Museum boasts an extensive collection of nearly 20,000 works, representing such artists as Pablo Picasso, Georgia O'Keeffe and Andy Warhol.
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

On the lake front, easily the most beautiful & interesting structure in Milwaukee, WI, and maybe the Midwest. Changing exhibits are quite diverse, and I love the old stand bys that are part of the regular collection. Even the gift shop offers a lot of variety. Don't miss this if you are visiting Milwaukee

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Dublin, Ireland
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

I love this building It is in a great site on the lake and Calatravi, the architect made the most of it. Being from Dublin I thought the design looked familiar and discovered the same architect designed. 2 of my favourite bridges in Dublin Ireland - the James Joyce and the Samuel Beckett bridges. There was an interesting photo exhibition... More

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Fayetteville, Georgia, United States
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70 reviews 70 reviews
27 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

I visited the museum and I think the architecture is incredible and makes the visit worth the trip. I enjoyed looking out over Lake Michigan on the cold day. I even had lunch at the cafe downstairs which I highly recommend. The food was excellent. As for the museum itself, there is a fairly large variety of artifacts and artwork.... More

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North Liberty, Iowa
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

The architecture was incredible and worth going to the museum just to walk around the building and look at Michigan Lake. While visiting, there was a special exhibit of Italian paintings. Phenomenal!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Love the design of the building - inside and out! Wonderful collections at this museum! Will go again!

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Chicago, Illinois
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

This is a very nice museum, not as large or famous as Chicago's but nice just the same. Worth the visit, if you are here in the warm weather do check out Bradford Beach just to the north.

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

This museum is such an gem. Everything from the unique exterior to the thoughtfully curated exhibits make visiting the museum worth it.

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Illinois
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Saw so many paintings and sulptures I had not seen at the Art Institiute in Chicago. The architecture was impressive, but I thought the wires outside were a bit unnessecary.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

A lovely museum with a beautiful array of art to take in. The museum itself is worth the trip to experience, as it is one of Milwaukee's most breath taking buildings.

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Chicago, Illinois
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We loved being in this architectural marvel right on Lake Michigan. But according to renovation-related signage, it will be 2015 before their regular collections will be on display again. We thoroughly enjoyed the "Of Heaven and Earth" visiting exhibit, which highlights 500 years of Italian painting. The paintings represented different art trends and styles, and the placards were interesting. This... More

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