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The Blanton Museum of Art

200 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd at Congress Ave, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78701
+1 512-471-7324
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Very interesting

The museum itself has no parking lot, but one of the UT Austin parking lots is next to it, not an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ricardo P
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Harlingen, Texas
Very interesting and eclectic

Well worth a visit. Some unique traditional and modern art, categorized geographically, along with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
LarryB412
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Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States
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This university art museum has a spectacular collection of 20th century American masters and the United State's largest collection of Latin American art.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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200 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd at Congress Ave, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78701
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum itself has no parking lot, but one of the UT Austin parking lots is next to it, not an issue on weekends, but I'm not sure if it works well on weekdays. Anyway, it has a small but very nice collection on classic...More

Thank Ricardo P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. Some unique traditional and modern art, categorized geographically, along with some classical traditional art, all in an open spacious setting. Some of the pieces are done in very non-traditional materials and are amazingly creative. Doesn’t take too long to see it...More

Thank LarryB412
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum facility is nice and the art fills one floor. The art work includes one Bierstadt, two Remingtons, and the rest is by artists you haven’t heard of any many listed as “artist unknown.” Allow one hour.

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 12 November 2017

The tilework in the entry and staircase is stunning! The art is beautifully presented, and very knowledgeable docents too! Free on Thursdays!

Thank Teenzone
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Great collection. Worth a trip and just a few blocks past the capital. They also had a gift shop with interesting stuff and well priced.

Thank Tracey S
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Nice building with a great collection of contemporary art, saw several beautiful pieces. Worth the visit.

Thank mislouro
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The museum was nice and we had a lovely meal in the restaurant. The gift shop is one of the nicest I have ever seen. They have a variety of items. Everyone will find something. Worth going to.

Thank Tzipster
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Spend at least half a day at the Blanton and plan on having lunch in the attached Cafe. There are some interesting off-beat collections and it continues to grow. While you are on campus, don't miss the Harry Ransom Center and walk around campus to...More

Thank chemtex
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Blantonis one of my favorite museums. The permanent collection is amazingly good and the temporary ones never disappoint. There are days when they have free programs for children. My 10-year-old granddaughter really enjoys going to the Blanton. and participating in the craft programs for...More

Thank peggy64104
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

This was our 2nd time to visit the museum. It was very crowded due to free admissions that day but was able to maneuver around each room with ease. The European and Latin American art galleries are my favorite. Found some of the pieces in...More

Thank Lisa E
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