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Allentown Art Museum

31 N 5th St, Allentown, PA 18101-1616
+1 610-432-4333
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It's a Treasure

The Allentown Art Museum is truly a gem of a place. It offers a somewhat idiosyncratic permanent... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
SanFranciscoGuy634
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Sarasota, Florida
Wonderful photography exhibit!

This small art museum is a gem with a diverse permanent collection and, currently, several... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
Bi-coaster
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Florida
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31 N 5th St, Allentown, PA 18101-1616
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+1 610-432-4333
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"permanent collection"
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"the frank lloyd wright"
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"gift shop"
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"nice small town"
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"activity room"
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"visiting exhibits"
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"library room"
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"children's area"
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"rainy day"
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"nice collection"
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"nice afternoon"
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"rotating exhibits"
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"couple of hours"
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"special events"
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"lehigh valley"
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

The Allentown Art Museum is truly a gem of a place. It offers a somewhat idiosyncratic permanent collection and a variety of visiting exhibits as well. We stopped recently to explore a sports photography exhibit and it was outstanding. This museum is well-worth a detour...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

This small art museum is a gem with a diverse permanent collection and, currently, several galleries devoted to Who Shot Sports, It’s an all encompassing exhibit of sports photography with early examples from the 19th century and the vast majority from the past 50 or...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

This is really a hidden gem of Allentown and I highly recommend the museum for all ages. If you have small children there is also an activity room for kids.

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

This small art museum has put together a nice collection. The art is well displayed and nicely grouped. We really liked the large oil of Lehighton, PA. We had a nice lunch in the small cafe and highly recommend the chicken pot pie. A great...More

1  Thank WVMaven
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Nice afternoon visit if you are in the area. Excellent staff and exhibits. Reasonable cost. Small eatery and gift shop, both worth stopping by.

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Reviewed 22 November 2017

I enjoy visiting the Art Museum a few times a year. Its a relaxing weekend place to go on a Saturday or Sunday.

1  Thank 847ericz
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

We enjoyed the paintings from their permanent collection. We appreciate fine art and don't care if the artist is or isn't famous. This museum's collections include many interesting works by artists I never heard of. Small, well-run museum staffed with friendly people. I usually skip...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

This is a fun afternoon trip. They sometimes have events going on. We last went for the origami event.

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

The Allentown Art Museum is a relatively small museum founded by local and celebrated Artist Walter Emerson Baum in 1934. For it's size it is exceptional, with wonderful exhibits (the Hudson River school exhibit is superb), the Frank Lloyd Wright library room, American and European...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Love the collections of art at the museum. There is such a diverse eclectic collection. Love the permanent collection.

1  Thank Margaritaville1010
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Allentown Art Museum - Hours, Prices Gallery Hours: Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., free admission from 4 p.m. till closing Sunday noon to 4 p.m., free admission all... More
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