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Birmingham Museum of Art

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Nice place for rainy day

Brought the fam here for a rainy day adventure and ended up having a nice time. There is no entry... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Childersburg, Alabama
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What a great museum!

I was not excepting a museum of anywhere near this quality. I was there for two hours and was only... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Columbia, Missouri
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This three-story museum houses an eclectic selection of art, including Wedgewood pottery, the largest collection of Asian art in the Southeast, Native American and African art, impressionism, contemporary art and American landscapes.
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2000 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35203-2278
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brought the fam here for a rainy day adventure and ended up having a nice time. There is no entry fee for this, just optional donation. There is also a place for kids to make a take home craft, this was nice!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was not excepting a museum of anywhere near this quality. I was there for two hours and was only able to see an extraordinarily well-curated temporary exhibit, four rooms of renaissance art, the South Asian and Pre-Columbian sections. Each area had stunning selections attractively...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not too far from the Westin. Walking distance. Free admission. Nice museum, not very big but not small. Lots of vases and pots here compared to everything else you see. They had a Monet painting which was nice too see, but no glass cover over...More

Thank Amit S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to the Birmingham Museum of Art multiple times and each time walk away with a new favorite memory! So much variety within the building and many historical collections. They also have a couple rooms entirely devoted to children, providing a great opportunity to...More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I appreciated how well organized and attractive the various sections were. It was a pleasure to work out way though the museum.

Thank 363dennis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While a smaller museum, the quality of the art is excellent. Not to miss if you visit Birmingham. quilts. Photography. Wedgewood, 3rd wave modern exhibit.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Im not really a art museum person but the person with me was. She loved this museum some of it was not my type of art but it was ok. She took lots of pictures and I kind of wondered around looking at stuff. I...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Doesn’t matter if you like The Masters, Abstract, Classic, or Contemporary... The Birmingham Museum of Art has something for everyone. The restaurant is a gorgeous respite amid the hustle and bustle of the city.

Thank Anne W
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

I have been to tons of art museums around the country and world, this is a hidden gem. Has a great variety of quality art from all over the world and different time periods. Has pieces by extremely famous artists as well as honors locals...More

Thank Blake B
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Nicely done little Art Museum. Some interesting pieces, including a nicer Monet, than at the High in Atlanta. Great way to spend an hour or two. And to add to the enticement, it's FREE.

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