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Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

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Address: 1934 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-2765
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

The state's oldest and largest art museum.

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Nice Museum

Nice wide range of art here. The staff was awesome! I met a super nice guy named Rahleecoh, he is very intelligent and knows a lost about art. Let this guy run the museum! Overall... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 21, 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Nice wide range of art here. The staff was awesome! I met a super nice guy named Rahleecoh, he is very intelligent and knows a lost about art. Let this guy run the museum! Overall a great visit. thanks!

Thank jkeen77
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

The Brooks is a beautiful place to visit, but the collection was not the best. Still, a fun break from the hot July sun.

Thank Warriorwoman33
Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

There is always something new at the Brooks! There are family days (usually free) and special movie days. The permanent collection has something for everyone. There is a special room for children with several activities on the third floor.

Thank Susan475605
Menomonee Falls
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

If you are an art lover, this is a great stop. It is free on Wednesdays. There is some great pieces with some local artists. Unfortunately it is under renovating so some of it is closed off. The building is beautiful in itself.

Thank Nicole A
Clarksdale, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

This is a nicely run museum. The permanent collection is a little too broad for my taste - tries to do a bit too much with its resources. But they do a very good job of attracting and sometimes curating special exhibitions and events, some of which are quite quirky. The Museum's annual Dia del los Muertos party is tremendous... More 

Thank Eric S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We are living the medieval and Renaissance displayed offer at the museum.. The three lovely flood of display was both enjoyable and modern with so much to offer. Beautiful displays of painting, China and more was offered in the medieval and renaissance floor was encouraging. They had a lovely interactive art room for all ages, and it was nice to... More 

Thank WonderlustMuse
Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

We have visited the Brooks many times through the years but it had been a while. We enjoyed the permanent collections but the exhibit by local and surrounding high school students was incredible. We have some great artists to look forward to in the future. Thanks Brooks for showcasing their works. It was a great way to spend a Sunday... More 

Thank hairs2you
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Tucked in a scenic park area - there's street parking in walking distance. It should be noted only a handful of exhibit rooms were open. Most were either under renovation or in the midst of installation. So there was not much to see. It looks like there will be a cafe store and many exhibits when they are done. If... More 

Thank Melissa L
Sao Leopoldo, RS
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2016

My family and I enjoyed our early afternoon at Brooks. The museum is home to several rooms and floors of artwork, modern, medieval and more. Admission is reasonably priced and employees are extremely helpful and welcoming.

Thank Chris J
Byhalia, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016

This small museum is located in a stunningly beautiful marble building in midtown Memphis. The museum is undergoing renovations, so not all the galleries were opened. The rotunda currently features a modern art project on man's impact on the earth. I thought it was enchanting. We also enjoyed the "Cats and Quotes" display in the Regional Art Gallery. The museum... More 

Thank Evelyn C

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