We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Addison Gallery of American Art

Closed today: Closed
Open today: Closed
Review Highlights
Who knew?!

Who knew that there was a gem-of-a-museum in Andover, MA? I made a quick trip to Andover to drop my... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nealski
,
Massachusetts
via mobile
A JEWEL BOX OF A MUSEUM

Superb ... Small, sophisticated, specialized - don’t miss this gem! A great respite to recharge or... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
BAREFOOTCOUNT
,
Newburyport, Massachusetts
via mobile
Read all 103 reviews
17
All photos (17)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“winslow homer”(11 reviews)
“ship models”(8 reviews)
About
The Addison Gallery is home to a world-class collection of American Art, along with a vital and adventurous exhibitions program. The museum is committed to serving the public through free admission and an education outreach program that reaches...more
Closed today
Hours Today: Closed
See all hours
Contact
180 Main St, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA 01810-4166
Website
+1 978-749-4015
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (103)
Filter reviews
103 results
Traveller rating
76
22
5
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
76
22
5
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews winslow homer ship models phillips academy ansel adams local gem pollock high school on display free admission favorite pieces jewel box man ray exhibits change real service rotating exhibits impressive collection excellent museum
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 103 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Who knew that there was a gem-of-a-museum in Andover, MA? I made a quick trip to Andover to drop my wife off at a job site, and I had to fill some time while she worked. After a little while doing my own work at...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Nealski
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Superb ... Small, sophisticated, specialized - don’t miss this gem! A great respite to recharge or relax, and absorb some of the best AMERICAN ART anywhere!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BAREFOOTCOUNT
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Spent an enjoyable hour at this museum with a few friends. There is an interesting collection of different forms of art work. The building itself is beautiful as well. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank KLGB
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

The Addison provides a real service to the community, as it charges no admission. The permanent collection is quite good, with a focus on American artists of the 19th and 20th centuries. The exhibitions are generally good too. The current photography exhibit is exceptional.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank MarkP115
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Part of Phillips Academy, this remarkable Gallery is used for teaching as well as for the general public. Rotating exhibits presented in a lovely, stately manner. Outstanding site for receptions.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Jnjtiger
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Nestled on the campus of Phillips Academy In Andover this museum offers an impressive collection of American art as well as intriguing visiting exhibits. Recently, I viewed the sumi ink club drawing project which also included some participatory drawing. If you are in the area,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Mahj
Reviewed 3 February 2018

The Addison Gallery is located on the Campus of Phillips Academy they bring Great Art exhibitions three or four times a year. When ever possible I visit the gallery is near my and admission is at not cost to the public.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Diana S
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

The Addison provides a real service to the community, as it charges no admission. The permanent collection is quite good, with a focus on American artists of the 19th and 20th centuries. The exhibitions are generally good too.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank MarkP115
Reviewed 2 December 2017

I happened to be staying in the Andover Inn and saw that this gallery was opposite so dropped in. After a long chat with the docent I wandered through the 9 galleries for about 2 hours. The museum has around 17,500 pieces, although only a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank uktravailer
Reviewed 11 November 2017

The Addison,which is located on the campus of Phillips Andover is an incredible package in a delightful setting. And best of all it’s free! The y have a wonderful eclectic collection that they show in small shows that are meant to preserve the art. They...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank cberry211
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 nearby hotels
Holiday Inn Express Andover North - Lawrence
31 reviews
4.20 km away
Homewood Suites by Hilton Boston/Andover
472 reviews
6.96 km away
Courtyard by Marriott Boston Andover
189 reviews
7.39 km away
Sonesta ES Suites Andover
416 reviews
7.61 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 73 nearby restaurants
The Gyro Spot Dover
7 reviews
.91 km away
LaRosa's
135 reviews
1.01 km away
Yella Grille
142 reviews
1.10 km away
Samuel's At The Andover Inn
141 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 9 nearby attractions
Ward Reservation
53 reviews
1.65 km away
Imajine That
24 reviews
6.19 km away
Oak & Iron Brewing Co.
31 reviews
1.43 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Addison Gallery of American Art staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines