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Address: 515 Broad St, Gadsden, AL 35901-3719

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Go to the Gadsden Museum of Arts anytime. There is always a new exhibit to see and enjoy. The parade of Christmas trees is WONDERFUL!. Art exhibits are interesting. Check out... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 5, 2016
Diane D
Gadsden, Alabama
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Gadsden, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Go to the Gadsden Museum of Arts anytime. There is always a new exhibit to see and enjoy. The parade of Christmas trees is WONDERFUL!. Art exhibits are interesting. Check out their web site to see what is featured!

Thank Diane D
Palm Harbor, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

I parked in the back and used the back entrance. I wandered around, went upstairs and before leaving visited the temporary exhibit. The museum was air conditioned and there were clean restrooms. Otherwise, it was very disappointing. The gallery, like the entire downtown, has so much wasted potential that it is painful.

Thank dragonflytw65
Piedmont, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

Nice exhibits, relaxed atmosphere make this an enjoyable experience. This is not a stuffy museum. I've been to several exhibits there and found the staff well informed and the atmosphere relaxed and comfortable. Good place to visit.

Thank Elaine B
Signal Mountain, Tennessee
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329 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2015

We were a bit disappointed in this museum, although it is free and in that regard we had no regrets for choosing to visit. Gadsden is not a particularly small town so we expected a modest but professionally run facility. Instead we saw a traveling exhibit of modest interest and a bunch of empty cases. We discovered an interesting if... More 

Thank waldentenn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

I visited the Gadsden Museum of Art this week with my Aunt, who is a very well known artist from Birmingham. Her impression of this small, quaint gallery was already positive so it was easy for me to see why. A local show was underway with a variety of paintings (oil, watercolor, acrylic) and one or two pottery exhibits. Colorful,... More 

1 Thank Shelby A
Gadsden, Alabama
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172 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

Wow, this place is full of surprises and culture way beyond what one might expect in a town the size of Gadsden. Many surprise exhibits like Andy Warhol and dinosaur animation. The gigantic recreation of pre WWII Gadsden train set is captivating. Would highly recommend this to anyone and especially school trips!

Thank JimE782
Birmingham, Alabama
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

I know that Gadsden is a small place but when my friend and I went to visit this museum we found very little. There was a local artist exhibition on the first floor. No guide was there to tell you where to go next within the two story building. It turned out the main part was upstairs tucked away and... More 

Thank Cassie S
Anniston, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2013

Beautiful paintings...a beautiful building which houses them...a history of Gadsden in photographs, a history of Emma Sansom...had a great afternoon and learned a lot...this is a must - see!!!

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Attalla, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2012 via mobile

Great museum for the area. Friendly staff in a clean environment. Mixed with art the museum has moved forward in many way in the past few years even adding a complete upstairs showroom. In the center of downtown it worth your time to visit. It's free!

2 Thank Tastetester11
Boaz, Alabama
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2012 via mobile

This is the smallest ' museum' I've ever been to. When I went, it had an interesting general history of Alabama timeline with lots of artifacts. They do seem to love their quilt shows here. Not exactly my thing but I can appreciate the hard work done in the works and exhibit. Also, it's free, so there's no harm in... More 

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