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Address: Wheelock St, Hanover, NH
Phone Number: 603/646-2808
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A Fine Art Museum with an Esoteric Collection

Have loved the Hood Museum of Art from its early beginning and special exhibitions on diverse topics, such as The Age of the Marvelous, Native American Art at Dartmouth, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2016
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Norwich, Vermont
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Norwich, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Have loved the Hood Museum of Art from its early beginning and special exhibitions on diverse topics, such as The Age of the Marvelous, Native American Art at Dartmouth, and Crossing Cultures, depicting Australian Aborigine Art from the Owen and Wagner Collection. Permanent art usually on display includes fine examples of Assyrian, Greek, Egyptian, and Persian art, as well as... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

The Hood has an unusual collection of old and relatively new art works. The staff are actively engaged in teaching missions with the Dartmouth student community which provides interesting opportunities for the casual visitor. Make your visit soon as much of the museum will be closing shortly as part of a 2-3 year expansion construction program.

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Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

This is a great little art museum in downtown hanover. We visited expecting a mediocre art exhibit and we found a very pleasant surprise in the form of a great collection.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

This Hood is a very nice museum for its size and location. We always stop in whenever we are in town to see what the current exhibits are. It is worth an hour or so to wander around.

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

The Hood Museum of Art is located on the campus of Dartmouth College. We saw several undergraduate groups in different locations in the museum. A good mix of art styles and changing exhibits. Do not miss the Assyrian carvings, absolutely spectacular!!

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Durango, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

The museum has a wonderful collection and was the right size for us to browse through in an hour or so.

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Zug, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

A little gem right in ther heart of Dartmouth College, this museum has a small, but interesting collection. And on top of it, it is welcoming and free of charge. Worth a visit.

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Trpanj, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

You would say a small museum but it is actually big, huge for a such small but prestigious Ivy League. From ancient art, over Eskimo's people art to contemporary art pieces. If at Dartmouth must visit. :)

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Always loved visiting the Hood Museum of Art when we lived in VT. Last visit since our retirement to Savannah was just as memorable. Great eclectic collections and exciting rotating art and installations. A fine museum!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

we could see everything and the kids enjoyed it too! The weapons collections was especially exciting for them!

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