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Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

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Address: 1934 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38104
Phone Number: 901-544-6200
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The state's oldest and largest art museum.

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Lovely collection, something for everyone. FYI backpacks, etc. not allowed inside

First off I think it's important for travelers to know you can not bring a backpack inside, as out of town travelers, who carry our documents, camera's and necessities with us, In... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Goffstown, New Hampshire
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Goffstown, New Hampshire
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137 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First off I think it's important for travelers to know you can not bring a backpack inside, as out of town travelers, who carry our documents, camera's and necessities with us, In a backpack it's uncomfortable to leave them in the car, but unfortunately that is exactly what we had to do. The collection is small enough to not overwhelm... More 

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montreal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The museum itself is average. Nothing outstanding, just your typical art museum. Although, there is currently an exhibit in the basement showcasing art from highschoolers around the mid south. You must go check this out. The quality of the pieces are extraordinary. Many different mediums. Really one of a kind exhibit. Wish there were more of these around the country/... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Haven't been here in years. Took my high school daughter on a field trip for Art. It was very nice, art work was laid out well and stay was helpful We went on a Friday morning, low crowd, one school group. Worth a look. If you have younger kids, you can promise to let them play in the rope climbing... More 

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Port Perry, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is an eclectic art collection from early Greek to modern. This museum is set in a beautiful park like setting. Every Wednesday is no admission charge. They are about to celebrate their 100th anniversary. Like many art museums, this one has an excellent on-site restaurant.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Over the weekend my wife and I visited the Brooks. I loved the building as much as the art. The original 1916 building is very beautiful inside. It must be seen to appreciate. The more modern addition is quite a contrast in architecture. The art itself is very different from literal BC works of mosaics to 1500 hundred paintings to... More 

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Paragould, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

As Darth Vader would say, "Impressive, most impressive!" I have been to art museums in Paris, Berlin, London, NYC, etc. and this collection, while not as strong as those in Europe, is most impressive. You will enjoy!

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Oakland, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

I attended a wedding here. Beautiful place. There are art exhibits here quite often. A fun and relaxing place to visit.

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Paris, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Make sure you have lunch in the atrium. There is a wonderful range of artwork and even some children activities.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

I love art and was pleased with my visit at this museum. The art is presented very nicely. Good place to walk, take ones time and enjoy some wonderful art.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Loved it. We spent a couple hours there after riding through the park with its beautiful large trees. It is not a large museum, yet it is very well done.

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