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Milwaukee Art Museum

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Address: 700 N Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4098
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+1 414-224-3220
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10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri 10:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
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Museum boasts an extensive collection of nearly 20,000 works, representing...

Museum boasts an extensive collection of nearly 20,000 works, representing such artists as Pablo Picasso, Georgia O'Keeffe and Andy Warhol.

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What could be better art at the lake front?

Bright and beautiful, the museum structure is a work of art in itself. It is relaxing with wonderful exhibits. Restaurants in walking distance and of course beautiful Lake... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Annette M
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Usa
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Bright and beautiful, the museum structure is a work of art in itself. It is relaxing with wonderful exhibits. Restaurants in walking distance and of course beautiful Lake Michigan. The Milwaukee museum is one favorite places since childhood. It was one of the best memories of growing up in this city.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's a white avian looking unique building by the lakefront of Milwaukee; best vantage point for pics is in the Pilot floor of the Discovery World.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing artworl on display. Recommended for anyone passing through or staying in Milwaukee. The building itself is a great piece of art.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Overlooking Lake Michigan -- a great site, both inside and outside. Be sure to stay to watch the "sails" unfold.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit since their renovation and we loved the changes they made to the building. It's a great stop for entire family right down to our 6 year old.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

....but the contents are not of the same high standard. The Old Master galleries, which integrate the decorative and applied arts into the display, are well-presented and have thoughtful if somewhat patronizing labels. However, the quality of the pictures themselves is very disappointing – more misses than hits, though the Philippe de Champagne and the Zurbaran of St Francis of... More 

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been here a few times, and although it does have its plusses, this was not a great visit. My 8 year old daughter brought in her water bottle, and took the top off to take a sip in the gallery. We were immediately reprimanded (because there is no other word for it) by a very rude volunteer who spoke... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The original Milwaukee Art Museum has always had a great variety and professionalism in their displays and galleries. The architecture and site of the initial structure is impressive. With the significant addition of a new portal and grand foyer, the museum itself has become an even great work of art. It's a place to visit and return for many more... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I wouldnt classify everything we saw as art but we enjoyed 3 hours making our way around the various exhibits with a glass of wine break in-between. Located on the beautiful Milwaukee Lakefront but a bit cold to spend much time outside. Some hands on activities for the kids.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great gift shop and excelle nt permanent collection, New sbows always worth a visit. Even my 3 yr. old grandson was entertai ed.

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