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Kennedy Museum of Art

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100 Ridges Cir, Athens, OH 45701-6812
+1 740-593-1304
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Insanely Great!

The museum is housed in the old insane asylum - and the four-story red brick building is well worth... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2018
IdahoGirl83716
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Boise, Idaho
Great space

Gorgeous architecture with a rough past. Hopefully they will get to expand the museum more so there... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2018
Kellie G
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Jun 3, 2018
“Insanely Great!”
Mar 29, 2018
“Great space”
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100 Ridges Cir, Athens, OH 45701-6812
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

The museum is housed in the old insane asylum - and the four-story red brick building is well worth the short trip up the hill. It's everything you imaged an insane asylum from 100 years ago should look like! They have a nice interpretive area...More

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Reviewed March 29, 2018

Gorgeous architecture with a rough past. Hopefully they will get to expand the museum more so there is more to view. There was only one exhibit open when were were there. It would be nice to be able to explore the wings and view more...More

1  Thank Kellie G
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Reviewed January 24, 2018

we love art and we also love architecture, this building is incredible!...the actual museum real estate is small compared to the massive building..it once served as a sanitarium...would love to explore every inch of it, but the guy @ the desk said that is not...More

2  Thank mjpk25
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Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

The exhibit area itself was a bit small. The front two rooms offer a background on the building, while the back first floor room held the exhibit House Proud. It was an interesting photographic exhibit of early settlers and their houses, full of fabulous historic...More

2  Thank Sheryl B
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

This short drive north of campus is a architectural jewel that has an unsettling past. Though now an art museum, it was a 'sanitarium' for many years and has expansive grounds to explore, including the large cemetery. The restoration process is slow, and there is...More

1  Thank Brian K
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Reviewed June 30, 2017

The Kennedy Museum of Art displays selections from their wonderful collection of Navaho weavings, which include many spectacular rugs. The weavings are beautifully displayed in several gallery spaces and hallways that are large enough to effectively show even the very large pieces. These works are...More

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