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Knoxville Museum of Art

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Beautiful little art museum

I really like this museum. It's free. They have a great director I met her( I can't remember her... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Patricia N
A Lovely Museum

I have been to this museum at least a dozen times and have enjoyed both the permanent collections... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Knoxville, Tennessee
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1050 Worlds Fair Park Dr, Knoxville, TN 37916-1653
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I really like this museum. It's free. They have a great director I met her( I can't remember her name}. They have an Artist program for local artist to display their work. I saw the complete creation story in blown glass and wire downstairs. A...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to this museum at least a dozen times and have enjoyed both the permanent collections and the various traveling exhibits, which have been wonderful. This is a first-rate destination for tourists and locals alike.

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Reviewed August 15, 2018

How can you beat free?! You can't. But even if it weren't, this place is still worth visiting. EVERY VISIT, I find one or two pieces that absolutely take my breath away.

Thank Bridget B
Reviewed August 12, 2018

It was right in the heart of Knoxville, right in view of the Sunspere. I loved the large mural of TN music history.

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed July 30, 2018

First time visiting the Knoxville Museum of Art, and I left wishing that it was bigger. After checking out everything on display, there were just a couple highlights, in my opinion: (1) the Thorne Rooms, which are very tiny, to-scale rooms, exquisitely crafted with period...More

1  Thank Jim L
Reviewed July 14, 2018

From the helpful and courteous young man who greeted us as we entered to the salesperson in the gift shop everyone was a real delight. It is a small museum but the holdings are impressive. The Mona Lisa is so amazing! And there is a...More

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Reviewed July 5, 2018

Free and everyone is super friendly. They have a kid zone. There is a park across the street. Parking spot can be hard to find.

1  Thank Frances S
Reviewed June 21, 2018

We were attracted by the special exhibit courtesy of Mr. and Mrs. Johnson of Spartanburg, SC. It was titled “Southern Painters”. Outstanding ! However, we would not visit again due to the museum’s limited inventory. Only a special exhibit of interest would motivate us to...More

1  Thank Roganovich
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Such a neat place to go for a relaxing tour of the museum, you can really get caught up in the art work.

1  Thank rose h
Reviewed June 10, 2018

I was pleasantly surprised by the quality and quantity of this collection. Not overwhelming, leaving enough time to spend in the city. Lovely gift shop. Very nice building design with view of golden sphere from worlds fair and skyline. Kids were doing art activities on...More

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July 8, 2015|
Response from Knoxville M | Property representative |
The Knoxville Museum of Art has free admission every day. (We are closed on Mondays.)
December 24, 2014|
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Response from Nhiker | Reviewed this property |
Because of time difference, I just saw the question now. The museum was closed Christmas eve and it will be closed today, Christmas.