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“Loved it!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Portland Art Museum

Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Avenue, Portland, OR 97205 (Downtown)
503-226-2811
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Ranked #22 of 307 attractions in Portland
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Owner description: Although this venerable art museum, established in 1892, houses a large number of international works, its highlight is a renowned collection of Native American art.
Colorado Springs
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79 reviews 79 reviews
21 attraction reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Loved it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

Your ticket gives you all-day access so if you want, you can explore one side, go for a bite, then come back and explore the other side. They have one of the best gift stores.

Visited September 2012
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Irving, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Great!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

We loved the contemporary art; the dishwasher made of acrylic is so lifelike I thought it was performance art. The impressionists were impressive. Worth a visit.

Visited September 2012
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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47 attraction reviews
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138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
“Great way to spend an afternoon”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

An impressive space chock full of art, They have two buildings housing both their permanent and visiting collections. Their permanent collection is impressive and certainly worth seeing. When we were there they had a visiting collection of ancient Chinese art that was great to see.

They have a nice spot for coffee or lunch where you can sit outside and enjoy the weather,

My wife used to run a museum and said their Museum Store is the best she has ever seen! She only wishes hers could have been as nice and full of things that people might actually want to buy.

A very nice museum and certainly worth visiting.

Visited September 2012
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Los Angeles, California
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37 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Art”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

Nice museum, visited here to see the Japanese Print exhibit. Very nicely done. Wentto the contemporary art exhibit, a little difficult to get to if you're in the main building but worth the treck. Nice pieces and great open space.

Visited March 2012
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St. Catharines, Canada
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
“Great variety in a well laid out museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

The large spacious display rooms were wonderful. You never felt crowded and the large space did justice to the larger murals and sculpture pieces. The gift shop had a terrific assortment of goods, and it would be a great place to check off a Christmas gift list with unique and tasteful gifts.

Visited September 2012
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