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Minneapolis Institute of Art

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Great way to kill time

The weather didn’t cooperate with my outdoor plans (no snow this January so far) so this was a... read more

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The expo on the 'Sunken Cities' was fantastic. The movie gave you an idea of the painstaking work... read more

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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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2400 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506
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Reviewed today via mobile

The weather didn’t cooperate with my outdoor plans (no snow this January so far) so this was a beautiful way to spend an afternoon.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The expo on the 'Sunken Cities' was fantastic. The movie gave you an idea of the painstaking work to bring these treasure to the surface. In the rooms the colors and sounds made you feel like you were under water. Each object was displayed in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ElisabethOnMaui
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are SO lucky to have this amazing museum in our city. I discovered the MIA book tour about 5 years ago, and now attend monthly. It is such a great way to learn more about pieces in the collection. The special exhibits are wonderful.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank superiorflowers
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Minneapolis Institute of Art is a great museum. For one thing, it's free (aside from special shows). This means that you can bop in for a little while and stroll around the lovely spaces without feeling like you have to do enough to get...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TonyC88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I grew up in the area and have been here countless times. Always so impressive and I doubt I have even seen half of their full collection. The touring exhibits are always captivating and so well done. A must to do in Minneapolis if you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank msdevans
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely surprise to discover this little gem in Minneapolis. Well laid out with something for everyone, we were impressed by the breadth of the collections. Spacious, attractive, easy to follow along, we moved from room to room, impressed by the collection of masters....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pfefmeister
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This art museum has an incredible collection of art, including fabulous from all different genres. My wife and I visit here whenever we can, and have never been disappointed. I highly recommend this gallery.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jacques C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is another great place to visit while you are in town.You will experience art on a whole new level!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank GypsyMoonpi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Minneapolis Institute of Art is a delightful place to engage your spirit in the creative arts. One might think it was an old building full of stuffy paintings, but it is much wider and more inspiring than that. It does have many beautiful and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cigarman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful museum, extremely clean and the staff are awesome. Entrance is free except for whatever special exhibition they have that month. They have some great work; Rembrandt, van Gogh, Monet, Renoir. Elevators in the building with a gift shop and cafe on the lower...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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June 26, 2018|
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Response from NZSITM | Reviewed this property |
Just come and explore. On our weekday visit in late May, we saw 6-8 yellow school buses parked outside and a lot of students of all ages roaming around the whole place. The teachers and guides took them everywhere. Since the... More
September 14, 2017|
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Response from mushroomjar | Reviewed this property |
Maybe post this question via the "Contact Us" page on the MIA website.
April 12, 2017|
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Response from JuergenK161 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is an audio guide app available for purchase.