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Milwaukee Art Museum

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Address: 700 N Art Museum Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4098
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+1 414-224-3220
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Museum boasts an extensive collection of nearly 20,000 works, representing...

Museum boasts an extensive collection of nearly 20,000 works, representing such artists as Pablo Picasso, Georgia O'Keeffe and Andy Warhol.

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Nice museum

Nice easy walk from the Pfister. Only had about 1 hour to spend, but enjoyed it. Large open, bright museum, love the opening of the wings.

Reviewed 2 days ago
Turkey21
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice easy walk from the Pfister. Only had about 1 hour to spend, but enjoyed it. Large open, bright museum, love the opening of the wings.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This museum is wonderful. It is very visit-able (not sure that is a word) because you can visit in segments. You can spend an hour or five hours. Good place to bring kids. There are recognizable masterpieces, outsider art, student art, contemporary pieces. Special exhibitions change about every 3 months. Additionally, the restaurant is good, and good ambiance...it overlooks Lake... More 

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Brookfield, United States
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our family is a member of the Milwaukee Art Museum and we are extremely grateful for what the museum has to offer. We enjoy being a part of the art culture and we love walking through the exhibits. The gift shop has great offerings for presents and awesome books for the coffee table. Kids really have a good time every... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Art Museum has so much to offer. If you are not an expert, call ahead for a free docent tour. We did this with my retiree club and it really enhances your visit. They will accompany any size group or individual and Taylor the tour to your special art interests. I highly recommend it.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Milwaukee Art Museum building is a work of art itself. If available, try the cylindrical glass elevator as the entrance. As you walk in, there's a colorful disc sculpture on the ceiling. To your right will be a beautiful blown glass sculpture. Besides the Andy Warhol art, Rodin sculptures, and a great collection of Georgia O'Keefe, not to mention... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a must see. The crown jewel of Milwaukee. My favorite is the Bradley wing. There aren't a ton of well known originals but we aren't the Louvre.

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Greendale, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Whether you are visiting Milwaukee on vacation, for a conference or live in the area, a visit to the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) is definitely worthwhile. Situated on the shore of Lake Michigan what you view within and outside of the MAM is world class. Hungry? No problem an excellent restaurant is located in the lower level and looks out... More 

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Shorewood, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely museum, on Milwaukee's lakefront. Beautiful art, excellent cafe, children's activities. Art in Bloom and Lakefront Festival of the Arts are annual delights.

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Franklin
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The exterior and the mechanics of the Calatrava Structure is mindblowing in design and functionality. Once inside there is something of interest for everyone. Covering centuries, from modern art to classic paintings, they have it all. I recommend to check online for special events. We visited during the annual flower show. Here floral artist provide their interpretation for a broad... More 

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West Hollywood, Florida
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Even with a very short visit - not even seeing the whole museum because we came just an hour before closing time at 5pm - this is a site you will not want to miss. Calavatra's architecture is expansive and inspiring. Located on Lake Michigan, The wings expand like a bird in flight. Stepping into the museum, you will see... More 

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