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Minnesota Marine Art Museum

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Address: 800 Riverview Drive, Winona, MN 55987
Phone Number: 507-474-6626
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A must see location

This museum does have a few "sailing" type paintings and some related art work BUT the secret is the large amount of "Old Masters" painting from such artists as Whistler, Van... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Don C
Georgetown, Texas
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Georgetown, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This museum does have a few "sailing" type paintings and some related art work BUT the secret is the large amount of "Old Masters" painting from such artists as Whistler, Van Gough, Picasso, and others. The "Washington Crossing the Delaware" painting that hung in the White House for 30 plus years is also here. Each painting has a description and... More 

Thank Don C
Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Hand of the River: Works by Moira Bateman and Leo Smith is well worth seeing. I learned a great deal about the eco art techniques used by Ms Bateman. The wood art of Mr Smith is exceptional. 150 Years of Marine Art is also very interesting and includes works by master artists of many schools and eras. Washington Crossing... More 

Thank Linda R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

and delighted to find two new vaulted galleries built since then. High point was an original "Washington Crossing the Delaware" which once hung in the West Wing of the White House

Thank Mark S
Chicago IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited twice and enjoyed a special exhibit each time, in addition to the museum's collection. It is a lovely setting and an attractive building. The staff is friendly and helpful. If you have the opportunity to visit, be sure to go. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Muldoon68
Maple Grove, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a stop on a road trip along MN/WI we stopped at the museum for only $7 a person. There are pieces of art from all over the country and world. Many famous pieces from artists who have their art in national museums. The family that is funding the purchases of these pieces of art has been generous enough to... More 

Thank dive2tennis
Roseville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

MMAM needs to advertise more... this is a serious museum with works by multiple American and European masters, including Van Gogh, Picasso, Monet, Gaugin, Cezanne, Whistler, Singer Sargent, many others. Some would say a highlight of the collection is the smaller of the two extant Leutze's "Washington Crossing the Delaware", previously hanging in the White House, (the other larger one... More 

Thank 1111Mike1111
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here is personal collection of fine art that has been assembled only recently, with an emphasis on seascapes, rivers, ships and related water scenes. At heart it has a Hudson River School focus with the feeling of a work in progress. The building is comfortable and the great room recently added works very well.

Thank LittleManitou
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After finishing a business trip meeting, I had a little time before needing to depart and found this "Thing to do" on TripAdvisor. Not a disappointment! I never knew this museum would have paintings from world famous artists all centered around the maritime theme in museum class facilities. Monet, Van Gogh, etc. I definitely received an education and gained greater... More 

Thank HB808BostonMN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing treasure in the Midwest. Beautiful artwork and gorgeous building. Nice selection of rotating works throughout the year too.

Thank MasterOfDaHouse
Weaverville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful small museum that has an excellent selection of Hudson River School works as well as a very nice sampling of Impressionistic paintings

Thank Art H

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