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Portland Museum of Art

Closed Now: 11:00 - 18:00
Open today: 11:00 - 18:00
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Small museum worth a quick visit

This small museum has a nice collection of art featuring some Maine artists as well as some fine... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
athens, georgia
Small but varied

Smallish museum but a great collection of art. Very varied and enjoyable. Parking is a bit of an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
new york city, ny
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With an extensive permanent collection and nationally renowned exhibitions, the Portland Museum of Art is rightfully taking its place as the best regional museum in the country. The PMA boasts a considerable permanent collection, with beloved works...more
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7 Congress Sq, Portland, ME 04101-1119
+1 207-775-6148
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This small museum has a nice collection of art featuring some Maine artists as well as some fine impressionists. We particularly wanted to see the current Americans Abroad exhibit and were rewarded with works by John Singer Sargent, Mary Cassatt and others.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Smallish museum but a great collection of art. Very varied and enjoyable. Parking is a bit of an adventure.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I usually visit the Portland Museum of Art each fall when I vacation nearby with a group of friends. This lovely small museum never disappoints. In addition to their permanent collection, which celebrates a number of Maine artists, their holdings include works by prominent Impressionists...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A small but well curated collection of artwork with an interesting presentation of Maine artists and artwork focused on Maine.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice exhibit and it has a lot of variety. The old house was refurbished nicely. Make sure you allow a couple of hours to see everything.

Thank Bill L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Museum of Art is a great place to visit in downtown Portland. Beautiful lawn surrounded by sculptures.

Thank RayCharles201
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well presented in light airy galleries. Good cafe and open common spaces with a pleasant garden for sunny viewing of outdoor art pieces

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had read that this was a pretty good Art Museum, and it didn't disappoint. Our party of 3 arrived about 4 pm and we spent about an hour and a half touring the museum. Good location, but like all of Portland, parking is tight.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the museum. Take the elevator to the top floor and walk your way down. A truly diverse selection of art. I have already sent two people there and they loved it.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I love attending the First Friday of the Month in Portland. It gives us a great chance to see so many local artists. It’s wonderful to be able to go to the Museum. It’s one of the highlights of the evening. Thank...More

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9 August 2018|
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Response from ME_Gardener6 | Reviewed this property |
I think that two hours would do it. If there’s a special exhibit you might stay longer. There’s also a nice cafe in the lowest level, and the PMA also has interesting movie showings. They have a bus tour to the Winslow Homer... More
14 December 2016|
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Response from richardberger | Reviewed this property |
I went on line. The PMA will be open Friday, Dec 16, from 11 a.m. until 8. It is also open the following day, Saturday, Dec 17, from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Admission is $15/adult; $13 senior; $10 student with ID; free under... More
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Response from nerlovestravel | Reviewed this property |
I checked Bedandbreakfast website and saw Pomegranate Inn (49 Neal St.), then checked google maps to see how far this Inn is from the Museum. It is 14 minutes walking distance. There are a few more b&bs in Portland Main... More