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Haggerty Museum of Art

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Address: 13th and Clybourn Sts., Milwaukee, WI
Phone Number: 414-288-1669
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Good cozy museum

It was a cold snowy day in Milwaukee that we decided to check out the Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University. The place was the perfect size for a short afternoon. Spent... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2014
Marty K
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Jackson, Wisconsin
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Jackson, Wisconsin
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

It was a cold snowy day in Milwaukee that we decided to check out the Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University. The place was the perfect size for a short afternoon. Spent a little over an hour exploring the place. Talked with the student volunteers who were all very friendly. Exhibits were well done and covered interesting themes. Art... More 

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Cahokia, Illinois
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32 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Lovely venue strolling from free parking on the Marquette campus ( blink and you miss Lot J) Fall foliage and crisp air set calming tone for museum. Mulitple floored museum but sparse on the art and admittedly I came in with my art cynical self so it was more a mocking of the modern art. Everyone can find something they... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I love that this museum is free, and the quality of the artwork it shows is very nice. The only thing is that it doesn't have very much, so you can do it in about 10 minutes. In order to make the visit worthwhile, take a stroll across the campus and see the Joan of Arc chapel too. If you... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Great little museum but lack of parking makes it difficult to visit here. They also don't seem to advertise special exhibits to the general public.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

The collection on display is outstanding. As the previous reviewer said, "it's small but packs a punch." My problem is that it's too small. I cannot possibly give the Haggerty 5/5 after seeing the truly outstanding collections at other universities like Case Western and University of Buffalo. The Haggerty is definitely worth a visit, but don't plan on spending more... More 

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Coconut Creek, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2008

This very small art museum on the campus of Marquette University has some fine Old Master paintings.I especially enjoyed their works by;Ridolfo Ghirlandaio,Giampietrino,Gilles Mostaert,Juan Correa de Vivar,and Francesco Trevisiani.I also saw a fine Impressionistic work,"La Machine de Marly" by Gustave Caillebotte.Personal favorites were;Gillis Mostaert's"Christ's Entry Into Jerusalem",Francesco Trevisiani's"Saint Peter in Penitence",Gustave Caillebotte's"La Machine de Marly",and Salvador Dali's"Madonna at Port Llugat".Because... More 

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