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Toledo Museum of Art

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This is an amazing museum. It has an extensive collection of European Impressionism. It’s vast... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bettendorf, Iowa
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Awesome museum

Beautiful free museum. My family loves going and exploring the different galleries. The volunteers... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Toledo, Ohio
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Art from all over the world and every time period is housed at this outstanding museum, considered one of the world's best. From paintings by Renoir to sculptures by Alexander Calder to a vast glass collection, you'll find wonderful treasures here...more
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2445 Monroe St, Toledo, OH 43620-1500
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We recently visited the Toledo Museum of Art. They really have a nice collection. We especially enjoyed the Impressionists. There is not charge for the entrance unless you are visiting a special exhibition. We went to see the Frans Hals exhibit which was lovely. They...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is an amazing museum. It has an extensive collection of European Impressionism. It’s vast collections also include a sculpture garden, American Art (1600-1900), Renaissance Art, European Baroque and Rococo Art, European Art from the Middle Ages as well as Modern and Contemporary Art. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful free museum. My family loves going and exploring the different galleries. The volunteers are quick to help and happy to impart information about the the pieces displayed.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank yodababygirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Museum is great as a stand alone. The must see of the visit is the Glass Pavilion, especially if the glass blowers

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank t_towngk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful displays in large galleries. Large variety of collections. Kids area in the basement and lots of interactive displays for kids. Art classes and art appreciation classes available. Give yourself time to walk & stroll through galleries. There is a nice Cafe for lunch. This...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mary M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great speakers series as well as their movie series. Enjoy it every time we go there! Staff is friendly and welcoming.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Herbert H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Parking was easy & nearby with a $5 fee. The pavilion was constructed by world renown architects & is almost entirely glass to let in the natural light. There is an extensive ancient & modern glass collection. You can also watch glass blowing demonstrations, usually...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chjlk
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Beautiful location and building lay out. The glass house history display and glass blowing demonstration are great. Beautiful painting collection with notable Impressionists collection.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Didi M
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I try to visit at least one museum a month. As a kid growing up in Toledo, my mother or class would bring us here at least once a year. But it has been years since I had last visited. The last...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank tommyb602
Reviewed October 26, 2018

Toledo, Ohio is the 71st largest city in the United States. It has a free art museum. What I expected vs. what I saw was one of the largest discrepancies I've ever seen. How a city of this size has such an amazing collection I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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The Museum has wheelchairs available for use for free. It does not have power wheelchairs.
July 29, 2015|
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Well-lit, guarded lots are available on Grove Place behind both the main Museum building and the University of Toledo Center for the Visual Arts, as well as on Parkwood Avenue adjacent to the Glass Pavilion. Parking is free... More
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Hotels for visiting the Toledo Museum of Art (8 Replies)
A couple years ago, I had inquired on TA about the Musuem of Art, but did not get there in 2012 (I did make it to the Toledo Zoo that year, but that is another story). Anyway, I do hope to drive form Pittsburgh to the museum in the next couple of months. On prior trips to the Toledo area, I had stayed in Maumee or Perrysburg, but those don't seem like they are all that close to the museum. In late 2012, someone had asked on TA about hotels near the museum, but that drew only one response....More
March 28, 2014|
Response fromGoPenguins|
Thanks, Mike E. I should have mentioned in my original post that I had noticed a few hotels in Oregon, and that I was wondering about it as an alternative to towns to the southwest. I also wondered if there were any hotels to the north of Toledo that anyone would recommend.
Toledo Museum of Art (8 Replies)
I have read about this museum, and my wife and I are interested in visiting it this summer. However, I must admit I was startled to see on the museum's website that it referred to the well-lit and guarded parking it offers. Is the museum in a very bad neighborhood?
July 03, 2012|
Response fromPastiche|
No, it's not in a really bad neighborhood. It's on the edge of a low-income neighborhood, but not a dangerous area. We have never experienced any problems there. The parking lot is directly across from the rear entrance to the museum -- just steps away. There is usually an attendant in the parking lot booth, too. I think the wording is probably to reassure people who have never been there. This is an extraordinary museum, and especially remarkable because there's no admission fee. The...More