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University of Michigan Museum of Art

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Address: 525 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1354
Phone Number: +1 734-764-0395
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Among the best university art museums in the U.S., this on-campus museum...

Among the best university art museums in the U.S., this on-campus museum has a particularly fine collection of Asian art through the ages.

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Every single piece of art in this museum worths a close look. Great place to visit. Loved the gift store as well.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every single piece of art in this museum worths a close look. Great place to visit. Loved the gift store as well.

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Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Our family was visiting the area because of a football game. We had some extra time, so decided to visit this museum. It was a great experience. There were many exhibits and works of art on several different levels. Our most difficult problem was to find parking within a sensible distance. We finally did find street parking with meters which... More 

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Russellville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This was my first visit since the expansion. The new addition is wonderful and is able to display more the University's art collection at one time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This is a fine collection housed in a relatively newly expanded museum, the new wing of which is alone worth a visit. Exhibitions are generally interesting; for my money, the contemporary art collection is the best feature of this eclectic museum. The suggested admission is $10. It is well worth that price.

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Boston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

This museum is free and also worth the visit. Stop in if you are in the area. I was pleasantly surprised how extensive it is and wish I had actually planned my visit to allow more time. Really enjoyed the special exhibit going on with Photos of Elizabeth Taylor's house and dressing room, etc. You can see a wonderful Tiffany... More 

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South Lyon, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Right next to the law quadrangle. Lovely, open, well lighted. The exhibits are each relatively small, but precious and cover a wide range of cultures. Like there is a Tiffany exhibit - all of the elements came from one (exquisite) home. Easy to access, free, and worth the hour or so it takes to go through.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The small galleries on multiple levels hold some significant pieces. The two di Suvero pieces outside the main entrance prepares you for the diverse collection inside. There are works from early European to Asian to African to contemporary American. All are small collections but significant, none the less. Some of the artists represented include: Whistler, Pissaro, Gericault, Daumier, Delacroix, Ernst,... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

I am not an art enthusiasts, but I really enjoyed my visit to this museum. The museum was not crowded at all, so I was able spend as much time as I wanted looking at each piece of art. This is definitely a must see when visiting Ann Arbor.

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Torrance, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

I was totally amazed at all this museum had to offer. I wish I had more time. I could have spent an entire day here. I spent 4 years at U of M, and never visited the museum, awesome. Plan on some time, you will be swept away by the variety of art exhibited.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

We had a very limited amount of time here because of a tight schedule. I wish that we had had more time as I really enjoyed what I saw. I spent most of the time with the Tiffany collection on the second floor. That was excellent. There is no admission fee so you have the luxury of stopping by even... More 

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