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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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Art on the lake front

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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Silver Spring, Maryland
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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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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This museum has all kinds of art, some for history geeks such as myself, art fanatics and even for people that are rather indifferent to history and art. The docents are so kind and helpful, and there are multiple floors of quality art. Also, the museum has a wonderful view of Lake Michigan.

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DeForest, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Great place to realize that you know absolutely nothing about fine art & be glad of it! I actually found the building to be more impressive than the art work! They probably won't let me back in will they?

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The building is beautiful and spacious with a unique design; however, the art display was disappointing related to the quantities of pieces available to view even though there were areas under construction. For the size of the building the amount of art on display is very small, but nevertheless a worthwhile trip. It is recommended to think twice about whether... More 

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Ponca City, Oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Really a great price to see a Van Gogh, a Picasso, a Dali, and more! Was able to walk right up to the painting within breathing room. Paintings weren't roped off, amazingly, though a few are behing glass. Laid back atmosphere and very family friendly.

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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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