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Colby College Museum of Art

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5600 Mayflower Hl, Waterville, ME 04901-8856
+1 207-859-5600
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Was at the art museum on a business to business meeting. So I didn't get the full experience. A... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2017
bwitham77
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Great collection for a smaller museum

If you like museums and art and you are in the area, it is def worth stopping to check out. There... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2017
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Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Was at the art museum on a business to business meeting. So I didn't get the full experience. A couple of the guards were nice enough but offered nothing to the few questions I asked. They have a children's activity they do but if your...More

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Reviewed May 24, 2017

If you like museums and art and you are in the area, it is def worth stopping to check out. There is not a ton of other stuff to do nearby and the museum is a little small so make sure you add some more...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2017

Whether you like traditional art, or more modern pieces, you will find some of the best in the country right here in Waterville, Maine. There is a little cafe cart from which to enjoy a starbucks coffee and a snack in the beautiful glassed in...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

So, by young children I mean 9 and 10... loved the concept and use of the space at Colby College of Art. Interactive exhibits for curious enquirent minds and a stimulating collection means we spent a great morning here. The modern, light and airy building...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2017

Due to the generosity of the Lunder's, Colby's Museum of Art is one of the best in the country. Lots of varied display spaces and a wide array of art and media make this a very pleasant way to spend a few hours. While American...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2017

The Colby Museum of Art if one of the best collections of American art in the country. The collection is very strong and extremely well presented. If you get the chance to have a guided tour, enjoy the very knowledgeable docents. Exhibits change regularly. Always...More

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Reviewed February 14, 2017

We are well traveled local residents born here in the Waterville proper and with that revelation I/we have a natural bias for all things Waterville. I am a local graphic designer (30 yrs.) here in the region with a formal Boston art school education and...More

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Reviewed January 18, 2017

A recent donation has made this the largest art collection in Maine. The college is right off the highway and a great stop if you need to break up the drive.

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Reviewed December 22, 2016

I always see something new when I go to this museum. I enjoyed the folk art exhibit I viewed during my most recent visit.

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Reviewed November 28, 2016

Nice building with small, decent (paintings), art collection. Good enough to visit if you can get in for free! I saw what I needed to see in 5 minutes.

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mswales
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Response from jczar2014 | Reviewed this property |
I thoroughly enjoyed Katz's paintings and always have. I even went to see them in Boston at the MFA. I also enjoyed the Colby Art Museum.
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