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Weisman Art Museum

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Amazing building, fantastic art

The first Frank Gehry Museum is outstanding. Sitting on the banks of the Mississippi River... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Small museum but very much worth the time

The Weisman museum is much smaller and less well known than the Minneapolis Institute of Art but I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Located on the campus of the University of Minnesota, this museum features fine arts from the contemporary period.
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333 E River Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0367
+1 612-625-9494
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The first Frank Gehry Museum is outstanding. Sitting on the banks of the Mississippi River, provides amazing setting that is unique in all four seasons. Fantastic permanent collection as well as special exhibits.

Thank Venture21613
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Weisman museum is much smaller and less well known than the Minneapolis Institute of Art but I felt worth the time. There is only 1 floor to the exhibit, but there is a really nice display of paintings, sculpture and modern art. Outside, you...More

Thank yufliu505
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely love this museum, its a piece of art in itself! The permanent collection is great as well as the interesting exhibits that they bring. Have found some fun and different gifts at their shop and you can't beat showing art in a Frank Gehry...More

Thank RKuppers
Reviewed October 4, 2018

This is a wonderful stop just to see some great permanent and rotating exhibits. They have a sweet little gift shop as well,

1  Thank Diane R
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Nice permanent collection as well as exhibitions. I mistakenly reviewed the Walker Art Museum when I meant to review the Weisman. I have been here also for a wedding, but the venue is best for the art. Interesting to have a Gehry in town, however.

Thank Eloise-Marie L
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Fair warning... this museum is small. It consists of one level of art in several large spaces. But for a small museum, this one packs a punch. The museum is located on the University of Minnesota campus. But it wasn’t difficult getting there at all....More

Thank lizzylooo
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Loved the building- views from a variety of places. Go up to the top floor and look out at the surrounding area from above. The collection is fascinating and spend time viewing the ceramics collection.

Thank jsand
Reviewed September 1, 2018

I ended up going to this museum on a Monday, and they are closed on Monday, so I am giving the rating of Very good only because of the amazing stainless steel architecture and design. This is my first live viewing of a Frank Gehry...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Housed in the first museum Frank Geary built is the Weisman collection. Worth a visit if you only viewed the Marsden Hartley works. Ditto the incredible Julian Stanczak triptych Free admission but you must pay for parking- modest cost Do come and enjoy

1  Thank jfadds
Reviewed August 15, 2018

I went to this museum because I was enthralled with the architecture. Not so enthralled with the inside. But, art is personal. Employees (guards? volunteers?) were standing around in groups talking to each other.

Thank Ruth S
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