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American Visionary Art Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Interesting museum

This was my second visit with my first being several years ago. There certainly are interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Havelock, North Carolina
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The Best Weird Museum

The museum is certainly not your typical art museum and they know that; they delight in that. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Thornton R
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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
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+1 410-244-1900
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was my second visit with my first being several years ago. There certainly are interesting pieces of art, but I felt my previous visit had more eclectic pieces displayed than this time. Maybe it was the subject matter for the main exhibit theme which...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SharonB2
Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum is certainly not your typical art museum and they know that; they delight in that. The best thing about the museum was wondering what weird, peculiar, and sometimes disturbing, thing we would see next. Their special exhibit on parenthood was a treat with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Thornton R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Curious, unique, creative. Exhibits created by farmers, retired people, homeless, homemakers, etc. Strange intuitive stuff--some of them wonderful. Mostly made of metal, those displayed outside. 'Enchanted, bewitched, charmed ' as claimed

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RogueTrippers
Reviewed 4 weeks 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.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank OakSpringFarm
Reviewed 4 weeks 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Relax37411193185
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank michaelfulda
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brad G
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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