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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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Lexington
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

The art museum building was an incredible work of art on the ocean front. It took several hours to observe all of the venues. Something for everyone. Several traveling art collections were on exhibit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

We viewed the excellent exhibit of 500 Years of Italian Art from the Glasgow Museum. We also go to see the "wings" on the museum open. Loved it!

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Berkley, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

I really loved the architecture of the main entrance. However, I felt like the wing where the art is kept was a little lacking. I think I'm spoiled by the DIA in Detroit. I had such high expectations because of the architectural photos. The new part of the building is amazing though and worth a visit.

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Gilleleje
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Right now a breathtaking exhibition of old Italian masters. The permanent exhibition temporaly closed due to renovation, but still worth a visit Situatted on the the shore of Lake Michigan in beautiful surroundings..

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

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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12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

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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