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Paine Art Center and Gardens

Closed Now: 11:00 - 16:00
Open today: 11:00 - 16:00
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A Gem

From the history of the family to the building of the home to the special events, ya gotta find an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Scott D
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Great place to see Exhibits

We visited the Paine Art Center and Gardens on a beautiful day in August to see the Tiffany... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chicago, Illinois
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The Paine Art Center and Gardens is a historic estate with art galleries and display gardens, located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The historic Paine estate serves as a multi-faceted museum for learning and inspiration. The museum preserves the mansion...more
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1410 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, WI 54901-2719
+1 920-235-6903
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the history of the family to the building of the home to the special events, ya gotta find an excuse to check our the Paine. Our most visit was for the Tiffany glass work exhibit, awesome display!! We follow what's going on via their...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Scott D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Paine Art Center and Gardens on a beautiful day in August to see the Tiffany exhibition. Very thoughtfully curated. Other things to see in the house that are just as beautiful--paintings, silverware and table settings in the breakfast room are delightful. It...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cmdavies100
Reviewed 12 October 2018

You can't beat a tour in summer or winter. The house is amazing, the decorating beautiful, just a rich history of Oshkosh. The grounds in the summer are beautiful. If you enjoy history and beauty, go visit and take a tour.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank pstephen2000
Reviewed 18 September 2018

First experience of the Paine Art Center & Gardens was impressive. The Tiffany lamps and other pieces of art were beautifully displayed among all the rooms of the building. The gardens were an important part of the visit as well and well worth a leisurely...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

I am simply blown away by the Paine and their staff! After my destination wedding plans got cancelled, we decided to move the wedding close to my parents home (however my husband was residing in Chicago and I in Milwaukee). I passed by the Paine...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank emmdak
Reviewed 12 September 2018

The house and gardens are a must see. They themselves are beautiful. The rooms are filled with antique furniture and the gardens are lush and green. But the house and gardens are the beautiful backdrop for the exhibits and events. Wonderland, Masterpieces of The Valley,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Liz S
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Just saw the Tiffany Exhibit at the Paine. It is wonderfully curated. There are many astonishingly beautiful lamps, windows, vases, etc. There are a few weekends left, and I recommend everyone try to find a way to squeeze this in. I want to also mention...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ellen B
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Tiffany exibit was as unexpected bonus! Beautiful! The house is exquisite. So much intricately carved wood. Everything was immaculate! It made me wonder how they keep all that wood carving clean and polished? There didn't seem to be a speck of dust or dirt build...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank moodylover
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We enjoyed the Paine Art Center and Gardens during the Tiffany Exhibit. It was simply stunning to see all of the pieces that were made - they were displayed beautifully! I also enjoyed seeing and hearing the history of the Paine Art Center. The detail...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lynne_Krueger
Reviewed 26 August 2018

beautiful tiffany pieces from a chicago museum exhibited thru-out the house. but i was so disappointed in the condition of the gardens in back. the front beds look good, but the rest seemed to be in sad shape - needing water, needing someone to weed,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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1 December 2018|
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Response from cmdavies100 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I would recommend the Fox River Brewing company/ Fratellos for lunch very much. Close enough to walk, if you wanted to on a nice day. have not had breakfast there, so I can't speak to that menu or make a... More
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26 December 2015|
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Response from Belizemeitsbeautiful | Reviewed this property |
It is self guided but there are people who will answer any questions that you have.