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Timken Museum of Art

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Timken Museum of Art

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Cac1234 wrote a review Mar 2020
Germantown, New York1,796 contributions204 helpful votes
The Timken Museum of Art is a great museum for anyone who enjoys art. Although small in size, there are beautiful pieces in the collection. It was free at the time we went and worth a visit while at Balboa Park.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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marfak wrote a review Feb 2020
Half Moon Bay, California816 contributions319 helpful votes
This is a small museum in Balboa Park. The collection is small but the art is wonderful. We especially enjoyed the Russian icon collection. The signage, for the most part, is helpful and informative. (For some reasons, some pieces did not have signage.) The staff was very helpful in answering questions. And, unlike most of the museums in Balboa Park, it is free!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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GlobalGypsy_13 wrote a review Feb 2020
San Diego, California2,681 contributions319 helpful votes
Don't miss the Timken museum in Balboa Park for their extensive Russian icon collection, Van Dyke and Rembrandt paintings as well as cutting edge special exhibits, such as the current (Feb. 2020) "Captivating Women" that celebrates women. Not only is this museum free, it has a small, selective gift shop, and an active lecture and music series.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Metafictitious wrote a review Feb 2020
St. Paul6 contributions1 helpful vote
The Timken is a lovely little museum and definitely worth a stop if you’re in Balboa Park. It is small but very well done, and there’s no admission fee. You can download their free app to learn more about the art, and the employees are very knowledgeable and enthusiastic.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Khai L wrote a review Feb 2020
Austin, Texas594 contributions67 helpful votes
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The museum is free all year round and houses pretty interesting Russian art pieces, especially the Christian-themed icons. I had not seen these or Russian art in particular until I visited the museum. Come check out the intricate work of the adornment for these icons.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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