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Address: 1 Quinlan St, Lynchburg, VA 24503-1519
Phone Number: 4349478136
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This is a hidden gem of a museum at Randolph College with a fine collection...

This is a hidden gem of a museum at Randolph College with a fine collection of 19th and 20th century American paintings.

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A hidden gem

The Maier Museum on the campus of Randolph College has an exceptional collection for an art museum of its size and location. From its inception Classes and Alumna have donated... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Anita M
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Maier Museum on the campus of Randolph College has an exceptional collection for an art museum of its size and location. From its inception Classes and Alumna have donated high quality works of art...Thomas Hart Benton and William Merritt Chase to name a few. If you are an art lover visiting Lynchburg it is a must.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am an alum of Randolph-Macon Woman's College, and many a day I spent perusing the art at the Maier. For such a small musem, the Maier houses an incredible collection of American art. The admission is also free, though a donation is encouraged. A highlight show at the end of every academic term in the Senior Art Show; art... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice collection of American art plus special exhibits, Well worth visiting and it is air conditioned. Check for hours before you go. Benches where you can sit and enjoy thej art.

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Forest, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first visited the museum when we were renting, a year ago, in Lynchburg and looking to purchase a home. We did, in nearby Forest, VA, and I have since begun to volunteer at the Maier Museum because I was so impressed with it. Well worth seeing. They have an interesting, varied collection of American Art.

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Alexandria, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

I must admit that I attended Randolph College when it was Randolph-Macon Woman's College, so I'm quite familiar with the Maier Museum. Beginning in the early 1900s, the College - under the expert guidance of its art department - began acquiring masterpieces coveted by much bigger, more famous museums. Here are works by, but not limited to, Georgia O'Keefe, Childe... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

A world class collection of American art. Situated on campus of Randolph College, it is worthy of some of the finest art museums in the country. Not to be missed

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Thank Caroline72747
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Went because of a friend who's a Randolph College alumna. Two welcoming curators, one of whom let me stay for a few minutes after the closing time to study the last few paintings. In only four galleries they have an impressive array from different periods and genres. Easy to get to from downtown, between the campus and a gorgeous public... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

A small, really very small as you only need about thirty minutes but still a nice Contemporary section. Buried in the Randolph College campus and it was shame there was not a small cafe.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Super and beautiful art surprisingly tucked away off the main street. Well worth the visit. Can't wait to go again.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

A wonderful collection of American art, with a permanent collection on display that will wow you. There are also regular special exhibits put out from the extensive collection. Any art lover will be glad they found and toured this little gem of an art museum.

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