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Portland Museum of Art

Open Now: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Such variety, manageable size

Just loved this 4 story museum, which covers a broad spectrum of art, from modern to Federalist... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Merion Station, Pennsylvania
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What a Treat!

Whether you are a resident of the Portland area or visiting as my wife and I were, you should be... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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With an extensive permanent collection and nationally renowned exhibitions, the Portland Museum of Art is rightfully taking its place as the best regional museum in the country. The PMA boasts a considerable permanent collection, with beloved works...more
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7 Congress Sq, Portland, ME 04101-1119
+1 207-775-6148
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just loved this 4 story museum, which covers a broad spectrum of art, from modern to Federalist architecture (don’t miss the mansion in the back!!) to Renoir to Sargent to Wyeth (father and son). The free highlights tour was great.

Thank Oreland827
Reviewed 5 days ago

Whether you are a resident of the Portland area or visiting as my wife and I were, you should be sure to spend any time you can at the Museum. The Noguchi traveling exhibit was an unexpected treat. And there were other special and regular...More

Thank Gayle S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love visiting the museum. It's always neat and clean with something new to see every month. I've become fond of attending movies in the theater... they are usually very good and not in regular cinemas.

Thank LauraR_LauraR
Reviewed 1 week ago

The focus is on 19th and 20C art of Europe and the US. Beautifiul buildings and spaces. Nicely laid out exhibits. Is larger than I had realized. We had lunch in the cafe in the basement which was very good. Very helpful staff at the...More

Thank MikeBirdman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well set up. Attractive with great space and lighting. Exhibits were varied and interesting. Gift shop had very appropriate items tied into items exhibited at museum allowing patrons to take home the experience.

Thank Wu210
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Portland was a cruise ship stop, and we had no idea that we would find such a wonderful art collection (adult $15, Senior $13). There are 3 attached buildings: 1801 Federal-style mansion, Beaux-arts building and 1983 main gallery on 4 floors. We enjoyed the temporary...More

Thank RobTor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a beautiful museum and building. Some exceptional collections. The house renovation was amazing. Would return again.

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would have given 4 stars for the exhibits and the museum overall, as the access, location and flow are beautiful. Unfortunately we had an awful experience with an employee, Maya, who was clearly having a bad day and decided to take out her personal...More

Thank kdawson7070
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great cold or rainy day activity, or any weather for that matter, nice selections of pieces, well maintained and clean building. Staff very helpful and willing to give info or tips. Four floors to view art, very interesting pieces. Restrooms and café located in lower...More

Thank rex e
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This modest art museum is wonderful. For it's size I recommend the stop. Enjoyed seeing two Renoir's on exhibit also!

Thank Angela H
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9 August 2018|
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Response from ME_Gardener6 | Reviewed this property |
I think that two hours would do it. If there’s a special exhibit you might stay longer. There’s also a nice cafe in the lowest level, and the PMA also has interesting movie showings. They have a bus tour to the Winslow Homer... More
15 December 2016|
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Response from richardberger | Reviewed this property |
I went on line. The PMA will be open Friday, Dec 16, from 11 a.m. until 8. It is also open the following day, Saturday, Dec 17, from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Admission is $15/adult; $13 senior; $10 student with ID; free under... More
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