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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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Spectacular Museum - Excellent Collection

We have visited this museum in the past, but we stopped by in late July to see the museum's wings open and to see the special show, Piccaso to Pollack. The museum is right on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We have visited this museum in the past, but we stopped by in late July to see the museum's wings open and to see the special show, Piccaso to Pollack. The museum is right on Lake Michigan, and before we even entered the museum, we were treated to a fly over by the Thunderbirds jet acrobats. Once in the museum,... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Museum is a beautiful design on the lake with easy parking beneath the museum. Small restaurant w/ limited menu. Saw special exhibit of Jackson Pollack and Van Gough era. Impressive building.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Was fortunate to see the building with wings extended, but they closed soon after due to wind. Very impressive. Much of the museum's own collection is stored due to renovations, but I enjoyed seeing the touring collection of modern art. Renovation is due tho be completed later this year

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We took friends from Virginia to the museum. We are from Wisconsin but live out of state right now. We paid for the admission and then found out only the special modern art exhibit was open. The regular exhibits were closed for remodeling. What a disappointment! We aren't modern art people.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This opens at specific times of the day, very cool to watch. Museum has many different shows during year. Beautiful spot right on the lake front. Small gift shop with some different style gifts.

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Ingleside, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

So much more than I expected. The architecture alone is worth a quick visit but don't miss their extensive collections.

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

Even now, years after the Calatrava addition to the Milwaukee Art Museum was opened, this wonderful building is a masterpiece to behold. On my last visit, the featured exhibition was a collection of vintage French advertising posters, which was outstanding in terms of both content and curatorial work. This time, the featured show was a "Best Of" the Albright Knox... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Even if you dont like art, you need to check out the ambience of the museum. The building itself is absolutely amazing with the sails opening in the morning, closing in the evening to coincide with the opening and closing of the museum. At noon, they open/close the sails and while they move slowly the wait is worth it. Be... More 

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Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Wonderful art museum right on the Milwaukee lakefront of Lake Michigan..beautiful location for walking the lake front as well and a short walk to pieces of eight a nice waterfront restaurant

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The museum appears to be partially closed due to construction of a new wing scheduled to be open in Fall 2015. Very little of the permanent collection is displayed, but there's an astounding collection of modern paintings and sculptures from the Albright-Knox gallery that is worth a visit. Given the wonderful architecture, beautiful views of the lake, and the great... More 

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Additional Information about Milwaukee Art Museum

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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