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Utah Museum of Fine Arts

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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 - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
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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Kingston, New Hampshire
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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108 reviews 108 reviews
28 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 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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107 reviews 107 reviews
35 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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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124 reviews 124 reviews
58 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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90 reviews 90 reviews
30 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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76 reviews 76 reviews
30 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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Huntington Woods, Michigan, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

I have visited art museums around the world from the greatest to the smallest and would rate this one as mediocre for a city the size of Salt Lake. I lived in Salt Lake for eight years in the 1980s and concur with the opinion that the visual arts do not receive all that much attention. The permanent collection has... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

This is probly one of the greatest art museums in Utah. I loved it very much with all the great exhibitions.

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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104 reviews 104 reviews
22 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Price was right on Saturday (free). Native American subjects dominate, but overall it is well done. Building is beautiful.

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