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Review of Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum
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$14.00*
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Brooklyn Museum General Admission
Ranked #14 of 258 things to do in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Brooklyn Museum is one of the largest art museums in the United States and one of the premier art institutions in the world.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Stroller parking, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Stairs / elevator, Wheelchair access
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

Wear comfortable shoes! Lots of walking. Great museum with suggested donations available for admission. Really enjoyed the American art pieces and the mummified animals of ancient Egypt. They have a cafe and a nice gift shop. Weekdays are obviously less crowded but filled with school groups. Free WiFi. Elevator and stair access available.

Tip- I would suggest taking the elevator to the fifth floor and working your way down for each exhibit as opposed to walking up the stairs.

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Reviewed December 1, 2017

There was something for everyone's interests. Japanese, Chinese and Korean art and pottery, furniture collections, Egyptian mummies and art, sculpture, portraits, American and Impressionist art, jewelry etc. It is hard to describe and capture the vast displays in this beautiful and airy musuem. The only complaint is that some of the display descriptions were in small print and hard to read. This is a real gem and is as good as the MET in NYC.

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Reviewed November 23, 2017

We had only two hours to visit this museum and probably didn't do it justice but we were very impressed nonetheless. We found the American Art, the Mummy Chamber and Ancient Egyptian Art all beautifully displayed and wonderful to see. The Visible Storage area is a fabulous idea, enabling far more of the collection to be viewed by the public. Unfortunately the European Art was temporarily closed for a Craft Show. This is a stunning museum and a great way to spend a half or full day.

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Reviewed November 23, 2017

This is a very good museum, with a wide variety of artwork! And it wasn't very crowded—even in summer, when we went! I particularly enjoyed the American and European painting wings, with excellent examples of Impressionist works, by Monet, Renoir, Sisley, etc., as well as a great number of pieces by Americans, such as Stuart, Inness, Bellows, O'Keeffe, Hassam, Sargent, Homer, and Cassett! And "The Dinner Party" by Judy Chicago is magnificent!

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Reviewed November 23, 2017

The Brookyn Museum is a must as far as I'm concerned. The permanent collections are varied, fascinating and accessible. The travelling exhibits are fabulous - e.g Anatsui (there is a gorgeous piece in the permanent collection on view), Georgia O'Keefe, a breathtaking exhibit of sport photography - David Bowie coming soon! There is an extra bonus: as many times as we've visited there are never serious crowds. If feels like home (even though we live in Toronto).

Thank simula
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