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Rochester Art Center

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Small but enjoyable.

I came here on a free admission day. While the official entrance was hard for me to find (Google... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2017
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Glad it was free

My wife and I wandered down from Mayo Clinic to see what the Art Center offered and found that on... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2017
Lytton, Iowa
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40 Civic Center Dr SE, Rochester, MN 55904-3773
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Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

Not much to see considering half of the Museum is closed to the public at this time. The woman at the desk was unable to explain the exhibit to us, neglected to tell us it was only on part of the two levels and tried...More

1  Thank Bobnlynn
Reviewed January 24, 2018

not worth the bother except for beautiful view of river. much art to see. okay for quick detour if walking along river.

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Reviewed September 10, 2017

I came here on a free admission day. While the official entrance was hard for me to find (Google Maps sent me completely around to the opposite side of the building using the walking option so IDK what was up with that), I still managed...More

1  Thank Numikins
Reviewed July 20, 2017

They have the most beautiful art at this place and it is a Great Place for Weddings and Social Events

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Reviewed June 19, 2017

We visited The Rochester Art Center for a private event/concert. It made me feel like we were out of Rochester in a large, modern, cosmopolitan city...It is incredibly chic. I loved it's location by the river.

Thank MollieMarsh
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

Appreciate the friendly staff making the best of the situation. It was free however very little to see. It was essentially empty with minor exception. This theme seems to be consistent in reviews over the years. It seems that Mayo and Rochester have left the...More

1  Thank Jay h
Reviewed May 7, 2017

My wife and I wandered down from Mayo Clinic to see what the Art Center offered and found that on this particular day admission was free and other than the Andy Warhol exhibit there wasn't much there. The outside area is nice since it sits...More

Thank Buttman73
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Rochester isn't a big city, but the art center will make you feel like you've stepped into a New York art exhibit. They offer classes and have an outdoor event each year as well as an annual auction that's a blast. But whenever you visit,...More

Thank Arielf3773
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Great place for a wedding reception. Glass windows overlook river and city of Rochester. Parking ramps in close proximity.

1  Thank steelegirl2
Reviewed July 17, 2016

The Rochester Art Center is in a very cool building right on the Zumbro Rver in Rochester, MN. They have a number of rotating exhibits, and tend to focus on engaging the community with both changing content and programs to encourage people of all ages...More

1  Thank Mark M
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