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Norton Museum of Art

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The Norton Museum of Art was founded in 1941 by Ralph Hubbard Norton (1875-1953) and his wife Elizabeth Calhoun Norton (1881-1947). The Museum’s permanent collection now consists of more than 7,600 works in five curatorial departments: European...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1450 S Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach, FL 33401-6405
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I were not disappointed on our visit to this museum after reading glowing reviews upon the reopening after the renovation of The Norton. We have been fortunate to have been to many wonderful museums around the world and we were particularly pleased...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Susanne G
Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit to the art museum since the renovation has been completed. The size of the museum has more than doubled and with the extra space The collection is very nicely displayed. Enjoyed a special exhibit of toulouse-lautrec and Latino art. Roughly halfway through the...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank B3178BGdavidb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The new Norton is in fact just that-a completely NEW museum. The architecture of Lord Foster, one of the world's greatest living architects, has completely redefined the visitor's experience. The soaring lines, elegant galleries, verdant sculpture garden, core collections and exceptional shows all combine for...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Companion795168
Reviewed September 28, 2019

The Chihuly Ceiling is impressive, but in a small room and somewhat difficult to view while standing there; and the Sculpture Garden is a great place for a walk but felt relatively sparse with respect to sculptures. My sister and I really enjoyed it overall,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank jvsouth
Reviewed September 22, 2019

Second visit after 2 years. Great job in the renovations. Terrific exhibition on movie posters; not to be missed. Skip the coffee shop - way overpriced.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mktpro99
Reviewed September 15, 2019 via mobile

I really like the look of the new building and the permanent collection is wonderful. But please, do something about the signage! There is none. The galleries are not labeled neither are they on the map. You wander around aimlessly looking for the installations. Asking...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Ralph N, Public Relations Manager at Norton Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Claudia for your response, we appreciate it and we will make sure this information is noted.

Reviewed September 8, 2019 via mobile

The Norton is wonderful. A little gem. Beautifully rebuilt. But.....don’t miss the restaurant. Lunch or dinner. The food is delicious. The service is impeccable. Every server is solicitous and kind. Get a table where you can watch the Scott video. It’s worth the price of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Amherstgal
Reviewed September 3, 2019

Did not expect to find this gem in such a small town. My favorite part was the Chihuly hallway where you're literally walking underneath a well-light display of Chihuly glass resembling things you'd find in the sea. Enjoyed the sculpture garden as well as the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Astrid K
Reviewed August 28, 2019

Just an awesome, brand new, remodeled facility to enjoy art shows and permanent collections. Three floors of excellence, plus a fantastic restaurant and bar. Make a reservation if planning to enjoy the restaurant at prime lunch times! A great place to escape and cool off...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Dick S
Reviewed August 16, 2019 via mobile

Wow, the Norton always has a great permanent collection. Now, with its spectacular new wing open, it has lots of soaring space for its special exhibits, and a great venue for the sculpture. It’s contemporary design is striking. A high end restaurant serves good food...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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jploetz1
March 22, 2017|
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Response from Grease63 | Reviewed this property |
There are restaurants close by in City Place; Mellow Mushroom (pizza), Cheesecake factory, Moes. Then on Clematis are other restaurants from bar and grills to more upscale
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Response from margatemensch2016 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure.The Norton Art Museum is open,but they are in the process of renovation.Currently,admission to the Norton is free.I have spent many wonderful days at the Norton,since I moved to Florida in 1979.
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