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Akron Art Museum

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Address: One South High, Akron, OH 44308
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Modern Art Museum in downtown Akron

If you like contemporary art, this is a fine museum. They do a grand job of having interesting shows that are well displayed and that keep you up on what is new in the art world... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2015
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Akron, Ohio
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Akron, OH
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33 reviews
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Reviewed August 13, 2015

Akron Art Museum is such a gem in downtown. They have great revolving exhibits (and permenant ones). The admission price is reasonable and they have lots of special events (e.g. summertime Thursdays it's free to get in museum and they have outdoor live music in a little amphitheatre type set up right next to the museum). And you never know... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 11, 2015

If you like contemporary art, this is a fine museum. They do a grand job of having interesting shows that are well displayed and that keep you up on what is new in the art world. The permanent show goes back enough years that you examine paintings and exhibits and photographs from the 50's. The building itself is unique and... More 

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Thank Bluefield0629
Chicago, Illinois
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169 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed July 17, 2015

I try to visit the Akron Art Museum each year, and once again I made this trip this summer. The architecture itself is well worth the visit. Free admission on Thursdays, but be aware that the place is full of kids as well on that day. A gem for downtown Akron.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2015

We travel to Cleveland/Akron area once/twice per year for the Blossom Music Festival or the Cleveland Art Museum and always are looking for something new to do. We thought one hour would be plenty, but spent a little over two hours here and really enjoyed ourselves. I am not a serious art fan...but I liked what I saw. The building... More 

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Medina, Ohio
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Reviewed July 12, 2015

I love this museum. The people that work there are terrific and the artwork is amazing. They also have a very nice cafe and store!

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1 Thank Adrienne L
Gujranwala, Pakistan
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281 reviews
150 attraction reviews
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Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Akron Art Museum is small place to visit for Art lovers. Visitors outside countries expect more like big museums of Washington DC. But art lovers enjoy this place.

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Akron
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46 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed June 30, 2015

I love this art museum and wish it was bigger. Architecturally, it's odd but that's art I guess. It's a perfect place to enjoy a great afternoon among the arts.

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Thank Clhale22
Akron, Ohio
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Reviewed June 30, 2015

A visit to the Akron Art Museum needs to be done with plenty of time. Not because it's so massive that you will lose your way out, but because the artwork are pieces that need to be taken in. I love this place. Peaceful.

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Thank m g
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Akron Art Museum has a great collection. I enjoy the special collections on opening night, there's music, usually a craft for kids and a nice crowd.

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River Edge, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed June 18, 2015

Amazing collection of Western European and Contemporary Art, a couple of blocks from the University of Akron. Well Worth the Trip. We've been there a couple of times while visiting family in Akron. Always enjoyable.

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