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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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Special exhibit Seeing Nature

Fantastic exhibit which ended on the 18th Paul Allen's collection includes many masterpieces The MIA has many permanent masterpieces See Rembrandt's Death of Lucretia and so many... read more

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TUCSON
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic exhibit which ended on the 18th Paul Allen's collection includes many masterpieces The MIA has many permanent masterpieces See Rembrandt's Death of Lucretia and so many more Great works by the Impressionists and Asian works Rated as the 5th best Museum in the country

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The MIA has one of the best Asian art collections around, and it keeps getting better. Close to downtown, it's an easy ride by car. Mass transit is available but you'll have to do some research on the Minneapolis city website for details. The MIA has ramp, lot and street parking and all options are popular. The admission is free... More 

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

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts is an excellent museum, ranking with institutions in much larger cities. Its collection of Asian art is one of the finest in the US. Other notable collections include Native American art and decorative arts. Furniture collections are very strong, especially for Arts and Crafts and Prairie styles. (The Purcell-Cutts House, open the second weekend of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As a writer I am always looking for inspiration. This day I found it. I was wandering around the 2nd floor (I think) and came across a piece entitled "TRIAL." Unfortunately in this particular room there were no benches, so I just sat on the floor and started writing. I wrote for at least 30 minutes and never had any... More 

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Alexandria, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is one of the finest art institutes in the states. Wear comfortable shoes and take one of the tours.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Like the Metropolitan Museum in NYC, it's huge and free. But that's where the similarities end. This place left me puzzled: why is the starting amount for a donation $10? (see photo). Why do they have a gun prohibition sign in front of the [ART] museum? What are Angelina Joli's marital troubles doing in an Old Dutch Art Gallery? And... More 

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Mount Vernon, Iowa, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place covers classic antique era to modern art. Nice variety of exhibits with good explanations of most pieces. Free admission. Really need a full day to cover the whole thing.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed all of the DIFFERENT types of art some of which is very old. Some of the paintings from the 1500 and 1600's were so alive. Just a good mix of all kinds of art. Admission is by donation. Parking is meters on the street.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Set aside some time to visit this art museum--it can take hours, but the collection is great. The cafe is quite good, too!

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum was amazing and well put together. It has a little bit of everything. plus free! Great way to spend the afternoon

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