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Milwaukee Art Museum

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Address: 700 N Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4098
Phone Number: 14142243220
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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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The museum is basically in two sections - an older section and the new Quadracci Pavilion. The latter is one of the most amazing things I have ever see, with wings (also called a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Canoga Park CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The museum is basically in two sections - an older section and the new Quadracci Pavilion. The latter is one of the most amazing things I have ever see, with wings (also called a sunscreen) that open and close. Be sure to see this when you go - it only happens a few times a day. The hall of the... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This museum is always excellent! Their special exhibits and thoughtful and well-planned. The regular exhibits are timeless. The café downstairs is delightful. Don't miss visiting here!

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This past weekend we attended an award dinner at the museum and were very impressed with the beautiful view from the area we were in-the room itself was breathtakingly beautiful. I would definitely recommend renting this space for a wedding reception!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a gem not to be missed. The artwork was stupendous and we found almost all styles of art here. The museum itself is beautiful with floor to ceiling views of Lake Michigan. Get here by 12 to see the art shade close and then reopen. You can stand on the bridge to see it or go inside to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This white bird-sharped art museum with slowly flapping wings is an ace achievement for Milwaukee. The bird faces Lake Michigan as if ready to take off in flight. The inside of the bird body is like a sanctuary of white beams framing the blue of the sky. There's a classy luncheon restaurant downstairs also with a view of the lake.... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed the modern art selections. There are creativity labs that are fun for families. Lots of materials available. Skipped the cafe because it's kind of pricey. It's good, but I would suggest eating before going to save a buck. Parking beneath the museum is a real plus. You don't need to worry about the weather and can avoid cost... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are coming to see the roof open, be sure to check timing, it doesn't happen but twice a day and depends on weather. The Cafe Calatrava downstairs was more than worth the trip.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Gorgeous contemporary architecture and view of the lake. Location handy to other museums and exhibits very good

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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The building in itself is something to behold. Along the Lake Michigan shoreline there is no bad angle to soak in this architectural sculpture. Once inside the experience continues. The clean lines of the lobby lead you into the several artistic venues. Featured exhibits have been impressive even on an international level. The new expansion has opened up the space... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Milwaukee Art Museum is a great place to visit. It has very good permanent exhibitions in the "old building" and a feature new one approximately every three months in the "new addition building" (it was designed by Santiago Calatrava, the Spanish designer) and its name is Quadracci Pavilion. It is a spectacular experience from any point of view. You... More 

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