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Address: 205 Veterans Avenue, West Bend, WI 53095
Phone Number: +1 262-334-9638
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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: The MWA houses the state's premier collection of Wisconsin art. It is...
The MWA houses the state's premier collection of Wisconsin art. It is also home to an unrivaled collection by Milwaukee-born Carl von Marr.Exhibiting historic and contemporary Wisconsin Art.
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Little West Bend Gem

This museum offers and eclectic mix of styles and mediums. The building is attractive and the exhibits change regularly. Artists talks, classes and many other events add to the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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West Bend
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This museum offers and eclectic mix of styles and mediums. The building is attractive and the exhibits change regularly. Artists talks, classes and many other events add to the art experience. One time reasonable fee gives you a one year membership for what other museums charge for a one day admission. A little Wisconsin gem.

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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

An award winning modern building in a quaint town setting. Such an interesting collection of work. Wisconsin talent through the ages. Wished that many pieces in their collection were on display instead of storage, butvisit often as exhibits change. The Von Mar pieces are worth the trip alone!

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Jackson, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A wonderful local gem for all types of art lovers. Spent 2 hours there and still felt like we could have found more to view. We brought family from Twin Cities and they were impressed.

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Fitchburg
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22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The new museum is an architectural gem, with several galleries, including a light-filled walkway that illuminates the hand-blown glass. The collection includes only art by artists with a Wisconsin collection, and it is well worth the annual membership to enter because you will want to return for the frequent special events and oft-rotated displays. Museum shop is open to the... More 

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West Bend, Wisconsin
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This underutilized museum is a jewel just off of downtown West Bend and the Eisenbahn trail. Essentially it has one primary floor of art featuring Wisconsin artists and a room that contains a featured exhibit. A membership gets you admission for a year. The entire museum can easily be done in two hours.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

A lovely little museum. The building is new and interesting itself. The collection is not large but almost every piece is worth stopping at. The Flagellants by Carl von Marr is stunning and alone worth the 45-minute drive from Milwaukee.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

West Bend is so lucky to have a museum of this quality in town. It's like having a little bit of "the big city" in town. This museum is a must-go / must-see. Join them ($24 / year membership). They provide a multitude of cultural opportunities for the West Bend area such as art events, classes, workshops / talks ...... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This a wonderful facility in small town America. Post modern building new and bright. The visit is a few hours well spent to see artists born and Bre in Wisconsin. I lived the polka exhibit currently showing!

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Kingsford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The museum was beautiful and the layout very accessible. The artworks were all connected in some way to the state of Wisconsin. Admission gives you a yearlong membership.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Went to the museum on a whim. Well, what a great experience. The art collection is excellent with great local/members arts

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Additional Information about Museum of Wisconsin Art

Address: 205 Veterans Avenue, West Bend, WI 53095
Phone Number: +1 262-334-9638
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  West Bend
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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