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Grand Rapids Art Museum

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Address: 101 Monroe Center St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2801
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+1 616-831-1000
Today
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Wonderful Art

The art here is always changing. Never a dull moment when you visit here. The museum is very open and bright. Elevator or stairs to upper floors.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 November 2016
softballsandlace
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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CHicago, IL
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Now I am not comparing this art museum to the 'greats' of the world, but I have been in small town art museums that have a much larger, better collection (such as Terre Haute, Youngstown, Davenport). The building itself is spacious and beautiful but their permanent collection is not worth going out of your way for - if you can... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to stop in and tour the museum while we were in town. Now I may be biased because I live in Cleveland and our art museum is huge and has a ton of art. I felt like there was hardly any art here. There are three floors in the museum and about two of three floors mainly had... More 

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Thank Ang M
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

The GR Art Museum is a worthwhile place for an hour or so. It's located downtown near lots of parking garages and lots. It has a lot of well known artists less known pieces and regularly features changing exhibits that are usually quite good. It has a decent gift shop and cafe.

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Thank RickMIusa
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The art here is always changing. Never a dull moment when you visit here. The museum is very open and bright. Elevator or stairs to upper floors.

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Thank softballsandlace
Muskegon, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

A favorite venue for annual Art Prize Celebration in Sept-Oct. Exhibitions are unique and interesting. Even gift shop is great!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We've been members of the Grand Rapids Art Museum since it relocated to its new location. Absolutely wonderful place to visit, nice snack shop, great gift shop, and wonderful art. Right in the heart of Grand Rapids' thriving downtown.

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Mo Be
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

I attended one of the stroller tours with my daughter and grand daughter. It was amazing! I was wondering if it would be worth the time. The attendees who it was focused on were mostly less than a year old, but they loved it. The docent had her own way of bringing them in. it was well worth the time... More 

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Claremont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

The museum is a gem with its collection of contemporary, impressionist, and a special collection of landscape art and women in art.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice, three story art museum that exhibits lesser known pieces by some big name artists such as Picasso, Renoir, Cassat, Manet, Whistler, Rosenquist, Motherwell, de Kooning, Christo, Steiglitz, Curtis, Henri, Davis, Rauschenberg, and more. If you know anything about the work of these individuals, it's very interesting to see these pieces in order to widen the... More 

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Rock Sound, Eleuthera
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Whether it is drawing or sculpture, this museum is worth it. Time well spent. The history in the museum makes you want to research more about the artist. It is spacious, well it so that you can truly enjoy the artist work.

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