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Chazen Museum of Art

750 University Ave., Madison, WI 53706-1411
+1 608-263-2246
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Excellent collection of art objects!

This is a small size museum run by the UW-Madison but has a rich collection of art objects from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RudraPalash
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Wonderful Eclectic Collection

A free museum in the center of the Univ campus. The collection ranges from Dutch masters to... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2017
sdiamond139
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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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This art museum's impressive collection includes, prints, photographs, paintings and sculptures from prehistoric times to modern day. Special exhibitions showcasing local artists take place throughout the year.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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750 University Ave., Madison, WI 53706-1411
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small size museum run by the UW-Madison but has a rich collection of art objects from around the world. Has very old art objects from cradles of civilisation such as India, China, Egypt etc. Runs periodic temporary exhibitions too. Also, has paintings....More

Thank RudraPalash
Reviewed May 17, 2017

A free museum in the center of the Univ campus. The collection ranges from Dutch masters to contemporary art, sculpture, ceramics and glassware. It is never a disappointment.

Thank sdiamond139
Reviewed April 26, 2017

This beautiful museum has a varied and impressive collection. It makes a nice stop if you want a break from the hustle and bustle of downtown Madison. Best of all it's free. Oh, don't forget the gift shop...

1  Thank onthego321
Reviewed April 11, 2017

I accompanied one of my grand daughters on a tour of the Chazen last summer and found it delightful. There is a surprising collection and extremely well displayed. Our docent was well informed and pleasant.

Thank lindakayjetset
Reviewed April 6, 2017

The only expense you may have is paying for parking as admission to the collection is free. It's housed in an impressive and modern building on the campus a couple of blocks from the lake. While the range of the collection is broad I can't...More

2  Thank jsthouston
Reviewed April 3, 2017

The art is displayed in various interlocking rooms, all connected to a central location. Though the pieces generally are not by famous artists, there is still a wide representation of eras and themes. Since the museum is totally free, visitors can stay for whatever length...More

Thank CityHiker73
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

Very nice collection of art. If you need to get in out of the cold or heat this is a beautiful place to relax in. Plenty of benches to sit and contemplate the pieces of work.

Thank Lea Z
Reviewed March 6, 2017

This is a wonderful art museum. Terrific collection that rivals many we have seen in much larger cities. Great variety of time periods and styles represented.

Thank Evilleroadtrip
Reviewed March 1, 2017

The art works in this museum fill everyone's needs! The beauty of this place is that there are so many varied collections. The special exhibits had works from nearby and the sharing of the art from nearby Winter Park surprised me! A collection of pottery...More

Thank RhythmA5678
Reviewed February 27, 2017

Outstanding architecture, impressive collection of modern and traditional art. What a pleasure to visit right in the middle of campus. Really worth a visit.

Thank Julie R
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ShannaandAmanda H
how much is it to get in
March 1, 2015|
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Response from ChazenArt | Property representative |
Free!
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ShannaandAmanda H
how much is it to get in
March 1, 2015|
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Response from ChazenArt | Property representative |
Admission is always free.
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