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Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture

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Nice but small collection of Adams, VanDyke, Westons, and Cunningham in a small space. A few of... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
Michael E
Spokane, Washington
Museum visit includes tour of mansion next door

We learned a lot about Native American culture in the Pacific Northwest in late 1800's-early 1900's... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Babrbara H
Medway, United States
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The Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture (MAC) is the largest cultural organization in the Inland Northwest with five underground galleries, an orientation gallery, cafe, store, education center, community room and the Center for Plateau Cultural...more
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2316 W 1st Ave, Spokane, WA 99201-5906
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

Nice but small collection of Adams, VanDyke, Westons, and Cunningham in a small space. A few of the classics were displayed, but more could have been included. Adams’s Moonrise over Hernandez (NM) was on display, but it was a huge print, not the customary contact...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Waited until Friday to visit and once inside a large portion closed off. We asked and were told they were getting ready for an Ansel Adams exhibit which starts tomorrow. They said nothing about that when we paid $10 each to get in. No compensation...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

We learned a lot about Native American culture in the Pacific Northwest in late 1800's-early 1900's from the special exhibit currently on display. A bonus was a guided tour of the adjacent mansion on Sunday afternoon.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Babrbara H
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Our recent visit treated us to an Edward Curtis exhibit which was beautifully curated. The building itself is delightful, staff helpful and the gift shop is small but lovely. The outdoor amphitheater looks like a great place to listen to music or a lecture.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Molly M
Reviewed July 19, 2018

This is a simple museum to walk through. not too big and very comfortable to be in. the displays are well placed and infomative. easy access for handicapped. a short walk next door is the Campbell house, an historic landmark in the lovely city of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

When we visited there was an exhibit of local Spokane memorabilia of past years. The clothing was very intriguing. There was also an installation about origami and light, unusual, but worth seeing. There is a little cafe inside with seating. We had our own lunches...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

We have been here twice in the last two months, once to see the Titanic Exhibit and most recently to see the Edward Curtis exhibit. Both times we have found this museum to be an excellent experience. The staff is very friendly and helpful, and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

I visited after the Titanic exhibit was being dismantled. There was a one room of local 1912 artifacts and a stairwell with paper mache (?)ice age animals and that was it. There was nothing to this museum that is not a special exhibit. Even the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

The exhibition was the Titanic. There was much to see and learn. The local history was pretty impressive.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I just became members of the museum and our first visit was to see the compelling exhibit. It was amazing and eye opening experience. I had seen this before in Seattle years ago, but this time was very emotional and moving to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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May 5, 2018|
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Response from W6415LRpaulk | Reviewed this property |
This depends highly on what you appreciate and what you expect. True - it is not the Smithsonian. But the artifacts and local history are a gem of a find. This museum also host touring exhibitions and had a Titanic... More
April 19, 2018|
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Response from Kristian K | Reviewed this property |
We experienced no lines on a weekday. It’s not a large facility and the exhibit has been there for awhile. I think your only concern would be large school (elementary) tours. Don’t forget to tour the historic home. It... More
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