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Figge Art Museum

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Address: 225 W 2nd St, Davenport, IA 52801-1804
Phone Number: 563-326-7804
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Great art in Iowa

World class art museum in Davenport. Thursday is the free day. Also year around they offer programs for the qaud cities. The also have artiest come to the local grade school to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Marseilles, Illinois
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Marseilles, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

World class art museum in Davenport. Thursday is the free day. Also year around they offer programs for the qaud cities. The also have artiest come to the local grade school to teach art.

Thank Minniemoe25
Davenport, Iowa
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126 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just recently visited. Wonderful Wizard of Oz display; people of ages will enjoy this. Also many hands-on activities for children...make/take, giant legos, computer games, etc. I might add that the amazing lighted corn display at the elevator entry is out of this world. That alone is worth a trip to this gold mine of a find the beautiful Quad-Cities!! I... More 

Thank goodboysammy
Des Moines, Iowa
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited while in the Quad Cities. Riverfront views, and great exhibits made it a fun stop. Recommend this if you have a couple of days in QC to see local art.

Thank kwshannon
Springfield, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was lucky enough to visit during the Wizard of Oz exhibit. Lots of wonderful displays. Great galleries, great museum

Thank Thomas E
Carthage, Illinois
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was an enjoyable visit. Probably not something we will do again. The European collection was nice. If you have a couple of hours to fill and enjoy regional art I would recommend it. Not something I would build a visit around though.

Thank James P
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68 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is no better feeling than a chance discovery of a world class art museum in the least expected place. Don't take that wrong Davenport, we still love you, but mercy me! Once inside, you might as well be at the MOMA or the Whitney and I've been to both so I can say that with confidence. We didn't know... More 

Thank Seldom-seen-schultz
East Moline, Illinois
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Figge Art Museum is art museum is so much fun to visit. Visiting is free for locals on Thursdays. Figge Art Museum is a staple activity for me in Davenport.

Thank yoshithatsme
Sugar Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a really nice museum, and admission is free through the summer. Special exhibition included "Everything that is Wizard of Oz." Also great black and white David Plowdon photo exhibition along with many other beautiful works of art. The place is large and spacious and not too overcrowded with tourists. They have a lovely upscale cafe that serves a... More 

Thank Jan D
Davenport, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

They have a great variety of art styles. Wonderful collection. The Tiffany stained glass window was my favorite item. Maybe not the best for little kids but for those a little older it would be a great family activity. We had coffee in the cafe and it was excellent with delightful staff. Made for a great date.

Thank rustywhims
Moline, United States
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213 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

A great museum with lots of different exhibits that are changing. I went to the Lego Building exhibit and it was incredible. Afterwards browsed the art there - which I always enjoy seeing. Staff is very friendly and helpful

Thank Suzanne C

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