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Very friendly staff! Fun exhibits.

This is a nice little, free admission, art museum. They have visiting exhibits in each gallery and... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Carrie N
via mobile
Iowa's oldest municipal fine arts museum...you'll be surprised!

Walk into this treasure that houses amazing pieces of world famous artworks of all medias. See... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Fort Dodge, Iowa
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  • Very good43%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
11 Aug 2018
“Very friendly staff! Fun exhibits.”
19 Jun 2018
“Iowa's oldest municipal fine arts museum...you'll be surprised!”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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920 3rd Ave S, Fort Dodge, IA 50501-4723
+1 515-573-2316
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had much higher expectations for my visit to this museum. The Rock Stars posters wasn't my idea of art; another wing of the museum was not ready for visitors yet. Exterior of building was nice.

Thank Kay T
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This is a nice little, free admission, art museum. They have visiting exhibits in each gallery and a few of their own items showcased throughout the building. They offer classes and have artist receptions occasionally.

Thank Carrie N
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Walk into this treasure that houses amazing pieces of world famous artworks of all medias. See current exhibitions of regionally and nationally known artisans with free admission. This city run museum relies solely on donations, grants and classes provided to all ages throughout the year....More

Thank megbeshey
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This a a very special place for a city the size of Fort Dodge. Exhibits come from artists all over the world. All ages can enjoy the displays. Art in the Park is a fun event for the younger children in the spring. I have...More

Thank Tradergal2016
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Very pleasant staff and architecturally interesting building in an historically significant neighborhood of large mansions. However, a very small and not terribly interesting collection, resulting in my rating. The current exhibit in June was by local artists, which from discussion with a staff member is...More

Thank iowavisitor2015
Reviewed 24 August 2016

A must see if your in Fort Dodge Iowa! Beautiful setting and revolving art display's are a must see, also offering art classes for young and old! Local artist's also display they're ware's when they have a local fare.

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This place has culture with beautiful art work and knowledgeable staff. They usually have exhibits that change out from artists all over the world. It's free to enter, just a suggested donation.

1  Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed 26 May 2016

What a nice place to exhibit the art work of many talented people. I visited with my brother who lives in Fort Dodge. The staff was friendly and helpful with any of our questions. Enjoyed looking at the art and listening to more details with...More

Thank 81Maggie11
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Not many cities the size of Fort Dodge can boast that they have an art museum that rivals any larger city. the collection is great, the building is beautiful and the staff very helpful.

1  Thank fortdodge
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Was driving nearby Fort Dodge and looked on Trip Advisor for things to do. I love art museums, so of course I stopped. Eric, the museum director, was very personable and informative. It is a very small museum, but nicely done. I really enjoyed the...More

1  Thank Jonna Z
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