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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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The calatrava is beautiful just to walk through if you don't have time to actually go into the museum. I've attended many events at the museum and it is just a great atmosphere... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The calatrava is beautiful just to walk through if you don't have time to actually go into the museum. I've attended many events at the museum and it is just a great atmosphere to be! (plus to take photos)

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This place has many levels and sections to it, and has little nooks where you can sit and look out at Lake Michigan. There is a fabulous restaurant on the ground floor with a view of the lake also. Once a month there is free admission, so there's no excuse to not visit.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The architecture is great - don't miss the wings at noon each day. The architect - Calitrava - is notorious for cost overruns...just ask a local! The museum was under renovations when we were there, so there was pretty much no art. The museum shop was pretty good for a museum shop. Oh, and the view is greatness!

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Corpus Christi, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Found the Art Museum 30 minutes before it closed on a Sunday afternoon. Fortunately I was in the city for two more days, so got inside later. Amazing spaces and architectural design. The unique roof feature is opened every day at 10:00 AM and closed at noon (on the dot)!! Plan your visit so you can observe the roof performance!... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The Milwaukee Art Museum is gorgeous inside and out. The "wings" can be open or closed (they are closed if it is too windy). Just a beautiful icon of the Milwaukee shoreline.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The building itself is a beautiful piece of architecture set right on the lake; as a first-time Milwaukee visitor, it felt like the center of the city with a great pulse and feel. The museum collection was unbelievable! Close up views of Cezanne, Picasso, Pollack, Van Gogh and many others. It's also a very manageable size, contained all on one... More 

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful museum and must see when wings are open and then later when closed. Right by Lake Michigan so relaxing to just sit outside and be by the water after visiting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Even if the outside is really stunning, you should see the inside! The architecture is unique, and the clean windows intensify everything. Really worth visiting it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Loved the museum!! Great place to visit! Recommend anyone to check this out, great for kids and adults!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The building by the spanish architect Calatrave is magnificent. The spaces in the museum are amazing. so airy, lit and honestly- spectaculars.

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