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Minneapolis Institute of Art

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Address: 2400 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506
Phone Number: 612 870 3131
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Travel through 4,000 years of world history as you view more than 80,000...

Travel through 4,000 years of world history as you view more than 80,000 works of sculpture, photography, paintings, drawings and prints.

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An excellent way to spend an evening in Minneapolis

This museum is not only free--it is open evenings! The building itself is imposing, the neo-classical style leading the visitor to anticipate an interesting journey into the... read more

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Denver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This museum is not only free--it is open evenings! The building itself is imposing, the neo-classical style leading the visitor to anticipate an interesting journey into the past, with appropriate nods to the present. The collection is well-maintained and well-displayed, covering a surprisingly large range of subjects and cultures. Our personal favorite was the Prairie School of Architecture, a logical... More 

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Mpls, MN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This art institute is well run and the exhibits are interesting. There is a nice simple restaurant on the 2nd level as well.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have as a family been coming to the MIA for over 50 years! There is an adjoining parking ramp and a coat check desk. The inside of the building is clasically lovely and the collections are easy to navigate. In addition there are special exhibits, such as a recent Italian Fashion installation. For kids there is an attached children's... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very good art gallery and exhibits. Easy to get lost so plan a rendezvous place with others when visiting.20 minute walk from Convention Center.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My 14 year old daughter and I recently visited MIA to see the Paul G. Allen Scenes of Nature exhibit and it was wonderful. We loved many of the paintings but our favorites were the 5 paintings by Jan Brueghel the Younger, depicting the five senses. These 5 works were worth the trip alone! The detail is amazing and could... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fabulous Museum. European quality with priceless treasures from around the world. Wander for hours in history

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Hallandale Beach, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While not the Art Institute of Chicago, this Museum is a respectable northern cousin. A very fine permanent collection, and we very much enjoyed their special exhibition of landscapes from the Paul Allen (co-founder of Microsoft) Collection. The Klimt alone makes the show worth seeing.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I usually go to the MIA at least three times a year and always come away in awe of the beautiful art work. The spring Art in Bloom show is a must see and the creativity is amazing!

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful museum. I have been coming here for years. I go thru some part of it at least 3 times a year - many years more than that. They have wonderful temporary exhibits and amazing permanent ones. Some of my favorite parts - their Target exhibitions. We have seen so many different great ones! In december they... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hard to see it all in a day but do so and enjoy lunch in the cafe. Excellent American collection as well as Chinese, Korean and Japanese works of art. They still have period rooms which you don't see that often any more.

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