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Minneapolis Institute of Art
Ranked #1 of 221 things to do in Minneapolis
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Owner description: Travel through 4,000 years of world history as you view more than 80,000 works of sculpture, photography, paintings, drawings and prints.
Reviewed September 3, 2013

lots of art from antiquities to contemporary
ok a lot to see!
you know its an art museum.
what the heck

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Reviewed September 2, 2013

We had heard & read good things, but were still surprised by the breadth and quality of the collection: sculpture, photography, antiquities, Impressionist paintings, Frank Lloyd Wright furniture, even an intriguing installation "recreating" the old office of a fictional curator. A friendly, attentive staff seemed genuinely concerned about our experience. The MIA was a real highlight of our trip.

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Reviewed September 1, 2013

Awesome collection of Asian art and art from all other areas of the world. Period rooms that one can walk into are pretty neat, but a large ceremony room from rural china is just awesome. Collections of modern housewares and even a Tatra Automobile are interesting for people with more modern and practical design interests. Finally, there is an area devoted to the prairie school of architecture, and a nearby house of the same type in care of the museum that can be toured, for a small fee.
The price is right.... Suggested donation only. Awesome!

Thank Kurt R
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Reviewed September 1, 2013

I love this place. There is a kind of gentle feeling when you enter that makes you want to ogle a few works, have a coffee, maybe lunch and do some more. The MIA is not one of the ten best collections in the US, although its Asian collection is up there, but it is a wonderful place to take time to think about some work, look out the enormous windows on to the Minneapolis skyline or have lunch with friends.

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Reviewed August 26, 2013

...then you will really enjoy the Mpls Institute of Arts! There are many great exhibits throughout and specialty exhibits are brought in be the generous benefactors. The artwork is wonderful and you can get more infoo by asking any of the helpful employees/volunteers.

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