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Address: 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone Number: 801-581-7332
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Tue 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Arts and crafts
Description: Collection of artworks providing a view of world civilization through the...
Collection of artworks providing a view of world civilization through the Pan-Asian display, Browning Collection of European Masterworks and other changing exhibits.
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Enjoyable late morning

The Museum opened at 11am on Sunday and there were very few people there, which allowed me to take my time at the exhibits that I most enjoyed. They offer a good mix of kinds of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 2, 2015
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Kingston, New Hampshire

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I was impressed by the quality of this art museum on the University of Utah Campus. It is located in the Marcia and John Price Building on campus. There are different sections in the gallery focusing on high quality art. Much of the art I knew and was impressed by the selection. They have art that focuses on the ancient... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This is a little, unexpected, gem. Unexpected, because I didn't think that there would be a museum in Salt Lake City with such high quality, and eclectic, collections. Gem, because it was really great. From what I gather, the collections were largely the work of one person, who collected, and probably funded, the works on display, over a 20 year... More 

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Boise, Idaho
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Compared to other large city museums, this one is quite small. It's like the difference between going to a large grocery store and a convenience store. It has many categories of art, and some quality pieces, but just a few works in each section. Because of my poor sense of direction, I usually get lost in museums, but not this... More 

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Kingston, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The Museum opened at 11am on Sunday and there were very few people there, which allowed me to take my time at the exhibits that I most enjoyed. They offer a good mix of kinds of art, with a larger exhibit of natural Utah Indian artifacts.

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Phoenix
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The museum is located on the University campus, easy access from my downtown hotel via the SLC light rail system. The museum collection is interesting and varied and the exhibits are well curated.. The western art holdings in particular are excellent and varied, and the temporary exhibits were fantastic. Allow several hours. I had lunch at the museum cafe, delicious... More 

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Exile in Utah
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33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have visited the UMFA a few times for special exhibits. Recently we had wanted to see the exhibit on the Bingham Canyon mine. It was very well done, including works from the museum's collection along with borrowed works from various sources. It piqued an interest in us about the process of curating a special exhibit. I would suggest that... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

This is a lovely museum that you can easily enjoy 1 1/2-2 hours exploring. I suggest taking one of the short tours to get you well acclimated and then take off on your own. They have a very nice cross selection of works and they rotate stored works to keep things changing. There is also a very nice restaurant and... More 

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wilds of New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is a modest-scale museum. The notable building is a fine display space. The permanent collection is limited in scope, but still manages to come up with some pleasant surprises. I found its array of American art to be quite serviceable. And the temporary exhibit on the Bingham Mine managed to be moving: and not just earth-moving! While a city... More 

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alpharetta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

the classical art and furniture is very nice but the collection is quite small. They had a nice exhibit about the Kennecott copper mine in Bingham which I had seen from the airplane. I had never seen such a large hole in the ground and had wondered what that was. This was the largest open pit copper mine in the... More 

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Onalaska, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Unfortunately I did not have time for a full walk-about but I did spend time in the gift store and ate at the cafe. Both are excellent. Kudos to the buyer for the Museum store - saw several unique items and the manner of display made it fun to walk around. At the cafe I had the apple & brie... More 

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Address: Address: 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone Number: 801-581-7332
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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