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The Walters Art Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Stunning architecture!

We visited the museum, and on the recommendation of a historian, we were sure to visit the mansion... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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A wealthy father and son were avid collectors. The Walter's is the result. Some genres or items... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The Walters Art Museum is a cultural hub in the heart of Baltimore. Located in the city’s Mount Vernon neighborhood, the Walters is free for all. The museum’s collection spans more than seven millennia, from 5,000 BCE to the 21st century, and...more
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600 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201-5118
Mount Vernon
+1 410-547-9000
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited the museum, and on the recommendation of a historian, we were sure to visit the mansion which is attached to the museum. Both were exceptional and should not be missed. I only wish we'd had more time! This is a VERY comprehensive museum...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wealthy father and son were avid collectors. The Walter's is the result. Some genres or items are underrepresented, others more towards their idiosyncratic tastes, but well worth an hour or two to tour. There'sa nice snack bar and well appointed gift shop too.

Thank DianaID19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a place where a little planning ahead might be a good idea. Go online and get a sense of what you want to do, then leave some wiggle room for surprise & exploration

Thank charles c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Museum with a twist. Wide variety, old and older exhibits and brand new ones, strange items, quirky find. The life's work of Mr. Walter and so much more.

Thank Rene H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit in baltimore and it’s free admission a lot cool exhibits and beautiful paintings. Must go place while visiting Baltimore

Thank jackjuliejacklyn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since it's free, and if you're already downtown, a quick visit for unique Baltimore collections is worthwhile. In my experience though, it seems sections and even entire floors are closed every time I go which is disappointing. If you love art, combine with another museum...More

Thank Tara M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was skeptical to take the 11 year old but she had a great time! Lots of art from different eras including ceramics, paintings, stone carvings, jewelry and metal work. We spent a little over two hours and we still didn't get to see it...More

Thank DiveMstr2005
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is fascinating. We really enjoyed it. It has so many different and interesting treasures. Definitely worthwhile to spend some time.

Thank Adventure-hiker2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum offers a very eclectic and quite large collection. The space itself is beautiful as well. The Walters charges no admission and should be on your itinerary for your visit to Baltimore.

Thank curlyheadAsheville
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised at this free museum, at the amount of artifacts it has, the different times and continents they are from. It took us 2 full days to finish it!!! Street parking meters are free on sundays, and on other days, they are...More

Thank wdee219
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Response from wolfhomma | Reviewed this property |
yes, except in the Asian ceramics section, and some rooms also say no flash photos...
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had no luck finding an open free parking spot