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The Butler Institute of American Art

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Address: 524 Wick Ave, Youngstown, OH 44502-1213
Phone Number: 3307431107
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Superb museum

My husband and I have seen many art museums throughout the U.S. and the Butler is the finest museum we have seen in a small city. The collection of American art is outstanding... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I have seen many art museums throughout the U.S. and the Butler is the finest museum we have seen in a small city. The collection of American art is outstanding. The one exception is an excellent Van Gogh. There are many famous painters represented: Homer, Sargent, Rockwell, Bierstadt, Moran, to name a few. If we travel to... More 

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Hubbard, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As someone who does not typically go to art museums, I will say that I really liked this art museums. I went here for a college class and was really impressed with the variety of art. There is also quite a bit of art from local artist and art about the local area. If you do go here, be sure... More 

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Youngstown, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Butler Institute would be impressive in New York or another big city. In Youngstown, it is even more impressive. The collection of American Art is wonderful. Famous artists and famous paintings, a nice cafe, and a great gift shop.

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Hubbard, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a local treasure. Youngstown is fortunate to have such a gem. Exhibits rotate several times each year, providing reason to revisit regularly. The venue is now attached to the Old North Church and adds more history and local connection. the Butler is outstanding. A must when you visit Youngstown. Dis I mention it is Free? (donation appreciated)

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Canfield, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great collection of American Art in a beautiful setting near the campus of YSU. Nice cafe and a place to sit outside to enjoy the fall temperatures, ok summer heat! Be sure to check out the gift shop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

You love art and a beautiful place to view it? This is your place, you love eclecticism and a mix of mediums? This is the place for you. You love imagination and creativity? Then this is the place for you.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Just a few miles from Route 80 or the Ohio Turnpike/ Rte 680 is one of the world's most prestige collections. A prized gem in the art. Wyeth, Jaspers Johns, Rauschenberg, Cassatt, Cooper, Winslow Homer and so much more; all fine master works. Efficient, cool and quiet. Donations accepted but no set fees. Free parking. Closed Mondays. Downtown Cafe's and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Art? Stuff? This place has both. Free entry, free parking, permanent collection and changing exhibitions to keep your interest.

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Clarksburg, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

The Butler Institute of American Art is a magnificent and shining gem. Deceiving in its size as viewed from the road, Google Maps, and even from the imagery on their own homepage, ‘The Butler’ as it is commonly referred to has an extensive collection spread out over two floors in its main building (with three floors of art in its... More 

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Newton Falls, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

The art there was soo incredible. When we were finish my son actually said he was impressed...nuff said.....a must see for anyone

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