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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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Amazing building

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Gotha, Florida
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Gotha, Florida
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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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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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Leiden, The Netherlands
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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 NEW

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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Shawano, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We used to go to this museum with my grandpa and my cousins. I love musems and it has everything. YOu could litereally get lost and not care.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

LOVE LOVE LOVE the design! Beautiful exhibits and beautiful lake views. Keep coming up Milwaukee, you're getting there! ;-)

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The architecture is amazing, the new Calatrava wing is one of the best, rivaling the Sydney Opera house in its breathtaking splendor. The collection my not rival the Art Insitute of Chicago 90 miles to the south but the building itself, including the old wing designed by Eero Saarien has to be seen to be believed. Put this place on... More 

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