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Weisman Art Museum

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333 E River Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0367
+1 612-625-9494
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Unique Architecture

The museum was closed the day we were there, but we enjoyed taking a walk through campus and then... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
rgilpin99
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Wilmington, Delaware
Minneapolis Day Stop

Good art gallery. Maybe took 1 hour exactly. Collection is smaller and main peices are great. Good... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jacob W
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Located on the campus of the University of Minnesota, this museum features fine arts from the contemporary period.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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333 E River Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0367
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum was closed the day we were there, but we enjoyed taking a walk through campus and then observing the art museum from the bridge crossing the Mississippi. It made for some nice photo opportunities as well. We were all impressed and it is...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good art gallery. Maybe took 1 hour exactly. Collection is smaller and main peices are great. Good job out of the University for this building as well, its more impressive than the inside however.love that its nice clean quick easy stop. Not a must but...More

Thank Jacob W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed this art museum. There is a display of posters from WWI that brought that time in history alive. Also, the Apartment was amazing for the sight, smell, sounds!!!! A great collection of pottery. I particularly enjoyed the large painting of chickens in cages...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2018

The Weisman museum is worth visiting just for the beautiful setting overlooking the Mississippi across from downtown Minneapolis, but throw in a Frank Gehry building, and a small but nice collection (including a Prince exhibition), and this becomes a top attraction in Minneapolis. And it's...More

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Reviewed May 21, 2018

We came to see the Prince exhibit which was on the small side, but VERY impressive. We enjoyed seeing their permanent collection as well as another special exhibit they had looking at the effects of climate change on the artic regions. A beautiful designed building...More

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Reviewed May 13, 2018

Visited on a Thursday morning, the university grounds were busy but the museum gave a welcome break from the hustle and bustle outside. This place has lots of space and light and seating in some areas to allow you the time to really take in...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2018

Really great spaces with lots of light. Wonderful. I highly recommend. Very relaxing and special place.

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Reviewed May 7, 2018

I was in town for the PRINCE FROM MINNEAPOLIS A SYMPOSIUM AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA ​APRIL 16-18, 2018, Tuesday night had reception at Art Museum and it was beautiful. and the staff who served us were kind and professional. there was a lacking for...More

Thank Michelle K
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Any Frank Gehry building is worth checking out any where in the world. This houses an awesome museum on the Univ Of Minnesota campus and, it is free. Great exhibits that are really worth a visit. Parking can be tough in the vicinity.

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

If you like Gehry’s buildings you will LOVE this one! His first museum commission opened in 1993 and later expanded by the architect. There is a conference room full of original sketches, images of models and actual architectural drawings used to create this masterpiece of...More

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