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Birmingham Museum of Art

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Lovely Day All the Way Around

Doesn’t matter if you like The Masters, Abstract, Classic, or Contemporary... The Birmingham Museum... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Anne W
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Hidden Gem: Amazing Quality and Variety

I have been to tons of art museums around the country and world, this is a hidden gem. Has a great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Blake B
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This three-story museum houses an eclectic selection of art, including Wedgewood pottery, the largest collection of Asian art in the Southeast, Native American and African art, impressionism, contemporary art and American landscapes.
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2000 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35203-2278
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Doesn’t matter if you like The Masters, Abstract, Classic, or Contemporary... The Birmingham Museum of Art has something for everyone. The restaurant is a gorgeous respite amid the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to tons of art museums around the country and world, this is a hidden gem. Has a great variety of quality art from all over the world and different time periods. Has pieces by extremely famous artists as well as honors locals...More

Thank Blake B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicely done little Art Museum. Some interesting pieces, including a nicer Monet, than at the High in Atlanta. Great way to spend an hour or two. And to add to the enticement, it's FREE.

Thank jbtraveller2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

Variety and well displayed. The building is huge so they have plenty of room to display the objects the way they should be. Very enjoyable.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was blown away by the breadth and depth of the collection and the very high quality of the installations. While the Wedgwood collection is astounding, I was also impressed by the strength of the ceramics in the African, Asian, and Native American exhibits. So...More

Thank Wanderlust777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is a good way to spend a morning or afternoon. It has a variety of exhibits that will spark conversation, with both interior and exterior areas for experiencing the artwork. It's Wedgwood collection is amazing. If you're looking for a place to take...More

Thank Andrew v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

BMA has a lovely collection of American and European art. There is quite a bit of Asian art as well. There is a beautiful painting of Yosemite Valley, an impressive bronze by Frederick Remington, and an outstanding painting of George Washington Carver. My husband's favorite...More

Thank DrCarraway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum has a very good permanent collection. They have one of the world's largest Wedgewood collections. I visit that section every time I go. They have many visiting exhibits throughout the year and I have enjoyed many of them. It is free but you...More

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were fortunate to visit the Birmingham Museum of art during their Folk art exhibit which highlighted artists working in a variety of mediums. In addition to this temporary exhibit the museum features a beautiful outdoor sculpture garden and an eclectic mix of landscape, China,...More

Thank TripleLily
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This a geem of a Museum right in Downtown Birmingham, It has a solid permanent collection and Museum does an excellent job of obtaining the best in traveling Exhibits and guest lectures. This one fine example that Art can be brought to cities outside the...More

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