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Milwaukee Art Museum

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Address: 700 N Art Museum Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone Number: 414-224-3220
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Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Museum boasts an extensive collection of nearly 20,000 works, representing...
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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A feast for the eyes

We sat outside the museum to watch the fireworks on the 4th. What a treat. Traffic and crowds were challenging but well worth the effort. The entire family was happy!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We had planned a trip to the Milwaukee Art Museum to take some out of town guests. We happened to see an article about an upcoming work of supposed art depicting the Pope made out of condumes. I am not a Catholic, but I am a Christian. While the artist has every right to make the picture, the museum also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We sat outside the museum to watch the fireworks on the 4th. What a treat. Traffic and crowds were challenging but well worth the effort. The entire family was happy!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The museum is on Lake Michigan and has beautiful views. We saw the traveling exhibition of From Van Gogh to Pollock. The older impressionists are always great. I'm still not a fan of modern art but the soup can Warhol is always worth seeing as well as Max Ernst and other brooding Germans. Can't wait for the renovation to be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Really great design. Granted not much was open due to Reno. Super nice that they didn't charge. Def excited to see the full museum. Plenty of cool stuff to do in the neighborhood.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I love this museum so much. There are many wonderful collections and you can cover a lot of ground fast. Great location right on the Lake can go for walk afterward.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Although I attended while the museum's usual collection as in storage while they renovate, I thoroughly enjoyed the show they brought in from Buffalo, "Van Gogh to Pollock." They also had a few pieces of their own in the outer hallways. The architecture of the building is stunning and the views out onto Lake Michigan very calming.

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Madison, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Is fascinating and heartfelt. See the blossoming of new styles as the artists try them out. Stunning!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Special events are well orgainized and displayed. Great parking under venue. Bathrooms are not easy to access, so be prepared to go searching for them. Beautiful building. Getting there is tricky with construction in 2015, and venue will be under renovation this summer.

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Shorewood, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Milwaukee Art Museum is located on the shore of Lake Michigan. The building itself, design by Clatrava, is a work of art. There are many interesting collections and an awesome lobby with floor to ceiling windows facing the lake. It's a bit pricey, so unless you're really into art, it's nice just to look at the building. If you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The building itself, designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, is the greatest work of art in the museum. Stunning!

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Additional Information about Milwaukee Art Museum

Address: Address: 700 N Art Museum Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone Number: 414-224-3220
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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