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“Worth the stop” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bowdoin College Museum of Art

Bowdoin College Museum of Art
Brunswick, ME
207-725-3275
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Ranked #3 of 20 Attractions in Brunswick
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Owner description: Bowdoin College's art museum houses some of the oldest works of art in America.
Lords Valley, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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“Worth the stop”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

This lovely museum is located on the Bowdoin College campus easily accessed from a main road.The current exhibition "Prendergast" is very complete and well done. Admission is free. The building is nicely designed. Afterwards, take a brief walk around the quadrangle for two other possible stops.

Visited July 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
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“Definitely worth a visit!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Prendergast exhibition is absolutely superb, Beautifully curated. Good little shop too and friendly staff. Very impressive and the grounds are lovely too.

Visited July 2013
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Brunswick, Maine
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“Bowdoin Art Museum-a gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

When in Brunswick be sure to visit the Bowdoin Art Museum. It's free and houses a very good collection plus wonderful special exhibitions. Also, enjoy a stroll around the lovely campus.

Visited July 2013
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Brunswick, Maine
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“Always interesting college art museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art was completely rebuilt and modernized a few years ago, and is exciting from the unique glass entrance to its exhibition spaces. Permanent, temporary and special exhibits make every visit interesting, as is its small but fascinating gift shop.

Visited May 2013
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Brunswick, Maine
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“Cool place to go on a hot or rainy day”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a small museum, good for an hour or two, which has an excellent summer 2013 collection showing in its main galleries. It also has a gallery with some beautiful Assyrian reliefs, and several others with ancient Roman and other cultural artifacts. So if you have people with historical interests but not artistic ones, they can still be entertained for awhile here. The building itself is beautiful too, as is the rest of this small campus. Fee is by donation.

Visited July 2013
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