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Huntington Museum of Art

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The Huntington Museum of Art is an under appreciated gem.

We enjoy the popular and lesser known works. The museum has a newly revamped gift shop that you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
christam984
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Huntington, West Virginia
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Nice little musuem!

My son and I stopped in for a visit on our trip. It was a scenic little drive and we were... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2019
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Huntington Museum of Art (HMA) opened on November 9, 1952. Incorporated in 1947, its creation was made possible by the generosity of the community and a group of citizens led by Herbert Fitzpatrick, who donated his art collection of 435 objects and...more
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2033 McCoy Rd, Huntington, WV 25701-4999
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoy the popular and lesser known works. The museum has a newly revamped gift shop that you should not miss.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 17, 2019 via mobile

My son and I stopped in for a visit on our trip. It was a scenic little drive and we were pleasantly surprised at the museum. It has a conservatory that is very nice. Lots of plants and fish, frogs and other amphibians. Nice glass...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 3, 2019

The Huntington Museum of Art has an outstanding collection of lesser-known works by major artists, including Renoir, Winslow Homer, and others, along with a building by internationally acclaimed architect Walter Gropius. Good objects collections (glass, weapons, Middle Eastern), and good visiting exhibitions. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed June 9, 2019

As far as regional museums go, the Huntington Museum of Art certainly is one. Going for it is ample parking. And it was certainly quiet the day I was there. The content is what one might expect from a museum you might not have heard...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 29, 2019

The museum and exhibits were excellent. We went on a free Tuesday, and we enjoyed what we saw. The construction was distracting.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

I’ve been coming to this museum since I was a small child in the 1960s. Always something to see. The Herman P. Dean antique firearms collection is as good as any big city museum. They always have great exhibits. Good for all ages.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 26, 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed walking through. However, expected a bit more. The gun showcase room was very interesting and had a lot there. Wish the solarium had more love.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 15, 2019

The collection here is small, but seems to rely on traveling exhibits. One by an Australian artist is good, and another, an abstract ceramics art collection by an American named Jeff Shapiro is very good. The surprises are an excellent history of the firearm exhibit...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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HMOAStaff, Grant Writer at Huntington Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2019

We're happy that you enjoyed your visit. Sara Amos (the Australia-born artist) and Jeff Shapiro are both participants in our Walter Gropius Master Artist Program ( https://www.waltergropius.org/ ) which brings working artists to the area for a public lecture and three-day hands-on workshop. This allows...More

Reviewed December 29, 2018

Very diverse exhibits. There is currently a voodoo showing of a collection from a WV native who studied the Haitian sand their spiritual practice while at Yale. Lots for all ages to explore and enjoyl The botanical gardens were an very unexpected. The botanist on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

The museum has nice art displays but most people don't realize that they have one of the best if not the best gun collection in the eastern US! Guys say yes if the ladies ask to go. While they enjoy the art you can spend...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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HMOAStaff, Grant Writer at Huntington Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Thanks for your review. The Herman P. Dean Firearms Collection was left to HMA by one of our founders during the early years of the Museum and has been a permanent installation since the 1970s. We're glad you enjoy it!

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kelceratops86
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Response from HMOAStaff | Property representative |
Non-flash photography for non-commercial purposes is permitted in our Permanent Collection Galleries only. Tripods, monopods, and selfie sticks are prohibited. Photography of the Dale Chihuly Tower in the Conservatory is... More
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Roberta M
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Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you check their website, rather than inquire at TA, for the latest, most accurate listing of hours. Pretty sure they're closed Jan. 1
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Earthangel16
September 18, 2015|
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Response from Rose H | Reviewed this property |
W were there on a Sunday, and it was free as well. I can't say enough about this great little museum! Even at $5, it's a bargain!
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