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Jim Brandenburg Gallery

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Address: 11 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1213
Phone Number: 218-365-6563
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Nice Gallery

Jim Brandenburg has a very nice gallery to show off his photography talents. A majority of them are way out of my price range. There is s quaint sitting area to watch a video... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 9, 2015
Kathy b
Hixton, Wisconsin
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Ely for the day and stepped into his gallery. I ended up buying one of his prints. Beautiful photography from one of America's most successful. Even if you don't purchase anything, step inside and see this beautiful photography.

Thank xjarlind
Rochester, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

I love Jim Brandenburg's art. He is truly gifted, and I enjoyed looking around his gallery, though most things there are beyond my price range. The staff member working at gallery was chilly and did not speak to or acknowledge us in any way (and we were the only people in the store, excuse me gallery) until my sister purchased... More 

1 Thank Cate N
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

I love Brandenburg and his work! But I was underwhelmed by the staff. They seemed more interested in other things besides the guests.

1 Thank Monica B
Amherst, New Hampshire, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Jim has isn amazing eye for photography. Years back the National Geographic Magazine had an article which was a series of photos taken by Jim as he experienced the Ely area. Jim worked his way into "Photography" by traveling and taking photos, lots of photos, and learning from the results. Over time people started to realize that he had the... More 

Thank michaelr630
Stacy, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

lovely shop, he does great work.... many options from postcards to full size pieces of art. they even invited our small dog to come in while we browsed!

Thank 747joanh
Spooner, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This gallery has a nice array of all Jim's works. Be sure to view the cinematography. Plan to spend more than an hour because there are many prints. Join the Mailing list. The ladies working were very friendly and knowledgeable. So glad we stopped.

Thank Christine J
Hixton, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Jim Brandenburg has a very nice gallery to show off his photography talents. A majority of them are way out of my price range. There is s quaint sitting area to watch a video presentation of his photography. A very nice addition to Ely.

Thank Kathy b
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

If you like nature photography you will love Brandenberg. He is my favorite wildlife photographer. He has amazing photos.

Thank Kimberley C
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I have admired Jim Brandenburg's work for years as have many other nature enthusiasts. Jim's ability to capture wolves is second to NONE. A native MN and Ely resident, Jim has done photography for National Geographic for decades and has been around the world photographing all types of wildlife, even though I'm very partial to his breathtaking wolves from MN.... More 

1 Thank A1NatureLover
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This place is too pricey and stuck up. The photos are fine, I have seen much better to be honest. The thing is that nature around here is so beautiful that it is hard to take a bad picture.

Thank HelenaGuerra

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