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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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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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Nice and Modern

This place is a jewel of contemporary architecture. The museum is really nice and immaculately kept. During the time of our visit, most of the exhibits were under maintenance so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

This place is a jewel of contemporary architecture. The museum is really nice and immaculately kept. During the time of our visit, most of the exhibits were under maintenance so we couldn't see most of it, and that's the reason I don't give it 5 stars. We really enjoyed the local school kids exhibits, with some excellent artwork that compared... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

This is an incredible museum. We were not expecting a museum of this caliber in Milwaukee. Chicago must be envious of the Santiago Calatrava designed architecture of this museum. Watching the wings unfold was amazing. The contents of this museum were varied and fun. I would plan to spend at least half a day here.

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Greenfield, Wisconsin
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

I enjoy the art museum inside and out. The architecture is a must see for visitors new to the city. Watch the wing "flap" at noon each day (permitted it is not too windy and the wings are closed). Even the inside entryway for the museum is architecturally awe inspiring. Inside artwork from all spectrums awaits. I love the chihuly... More 

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Gotha, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately they are renovating the buildings so their usual collection is not open. They had a display of Ebony fashions that was good but my daughter really wanted to see Crying Girl since she had studied it in Photography and Digital Art. The building is amazing and we got some great pictures of that but were disappointed about the collection.

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Chicago, Illinois
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Not only is the building stunning to look at, the interior space is breathtaking as well. Seeing the building is worth the trip. The collection was world-class as well. The traveling exhibition we saw was wonderfully curated and the permanent collection was surprisingly broad and excellent. This is humanist architecture that elevates everyone who enters the space. That is quite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

This building blew my mind. What a fantastic piece of architecture at a wonderful location. Right by the lake and lucky to have bright blue skies. This building has two 'wings' that, weather permitting, open at 10, close and open at 12, and close at 5. Quite an experience. Inside the building is also fantastic, and although I did not... More 

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Florida Keys, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We were only in Milwaukee for 1 full day and decided we had to see what all the wing talk was about. We arrived just in time and it was magnificent. What a beautiful way to start off in this beautiful City. Once inside we walked around, there was not much for display but we are HUGE chihuly fans and... More 

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Stitzer, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

It's worth it to see the unique building (at 4:45 we got to watch the roof close, happens very quick). The walk along the water right near this was very relaxing. The inside.....there wasn't much for art to see. More a large, mainly empty space.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

its a must see in milwakee be outside at 10am and wacth it come to life provided it is not to windy its free to wacth outside but costs to get in

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

one of the best attractions in Milwaukee. If you get the chance, check it out and you won't be disappointed.

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