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American Visionary Art Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Unusual, Offbeat, and Visionary - Must Visit

Date of Visit: Sunday, Oct 28th, 2018 On a recent weekend in Baltimore, we decided to check out... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Guelph, Canada
thoughtful and thought provoking museum

Lots to see and enjoy for all ages. Took my middle school aged and elementary school aged kids... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Baltimore, Maryland
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Be prepared for the unusual and imaginative at this museum housing works by non-mainstream artists, including the "whirligig", a 55-foot wind-powered sculpture, a 10-foot model of the Lusitania made entirely out of match sticks and a mobile that...more
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800 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230-3940
Federal Hill
+1 410-244-1900
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Date of Visit: Sunday, Oct 28th, 2018 On a recent weekend in Baltimore, we decided to check out the American Visionary Art Museum. This is not your typical stuffed shirt type of museum. If you love offbeat and unusual works of art, this is the...More

Thank RogueTrippers
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lots to see and enjoy for all ages. Took my middle school aged and elementary school aged kids, they both enjoyed it, had fun and questions. I loved it and look forward to going again.

Thank OakSpringFarm
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a unique and unusual venue worth visiting. Content of the Museum had adult material when I visited. Suggest checking first if with children.

Thank Relax37411193185
Reviewed 6 days ago

if you want to see art ,niot typical, mostlyjust stuff put together to create something this is the -place for you

Thank michaelfulda
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has a really great vibe with unique art you will not see in other museums. Three floors with rotating exhibits. Some people might consider this strange art. It is definitely not "Traditional" museum material. And that's what makes it great. Once you get...More

Thank Brad G
Reviewed 1 week ago

What you get when you visit this museum is a glimpse into the passion that inspires artists. The passion ranges from the absurdly comical to the deeply spiritual; from the frivolous to the profound. The current major exhibition assembles written and visual art that explores...More

1  Thank David T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Aside from having my favorite gift shop in the world, the AVAM’s collection and curatorial presentations are top-notch.

Thank LaMercedCorazon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The American Visionary Art Museum is filled with unique art created by folks without “formal” training. It is well worth a special trip!

Thank Paul O
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had never been here but recently attended a wedding in this venue. It was a terrific place with wonderful. crazy, and fun art. It was a beautiful space for an event.

Thank Victoria B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting, eclectic museum that takes it’s bent on the notion that good art can be born through authentic experience without formal training.

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