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Small Boston suburb has museum with Great Photography Museum!

Winchester has a great museum thanks to Arthur Griffin, who was the exclusive photographer for the... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Jo-Ann M
Winchester, Massachusetts
A small specialized museum for photography

Unfortunately I caught this between shows so there were just a few images up from the last show... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
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7 Aug 2018
“Small Boston suburb has museum with Great Photography Museum!”
7 Apr 2018
“A small specialized museum for photography”
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Winchester has a great museum thanks to Arthur Griffin, who was the exclusive photographer for the Boston Globe Magazine 1930's- 1980's and the New England photographer for Life and Time magazines. The museum is located in the center of town on the lovely Mill Pond....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jo-Ann M
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Unfortunately I caught this between shows so there were just a few images up from the last show. The visit was sort of impacted by the staff person being kind of dismissive and unfriendly. I am a new member of the museum and was treated...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank JMLVermont
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We had our company's 10th Anniversary party at the Griffin and it was beautiful! The space itself is amazing, the art on the walls was fascinating, and the evening was warm enough for us to enjoy the Winchester Rotary Terrace just off of the main...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank W6856JFrebeccab
Reviewed 8 July 2017

For people who love interesting things, The Griffin Museum, admittedly off of the mainstream track, has, with its many installations, improved and educated the eyes of anyone who has taken the time to explore. It is a wonderment!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank danielisaak1
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We visited on the pretense of staying for half an hour but ended up walking around for 2! The atmosphere and patrons are wonderful!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank dwalsh89
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Griffin Museum of Photography is a hidden gem in Winchester, a suburb 8 miles northeast of Boston. It has a lovely space. The curated photography shows are excellent. It is worth a drive out from the city. Griffin museum can also be a nice venue...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank artzero
Reviewed 30 June 2016

A beautiful, charming little museum. The exhibits are small and it won't take you long to browse the museum. If you enjoy photography, it is worth a trip.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Caitlin W
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went to two art show there, it was very nicely catered both times. Both times it was enjoyable evenings. Having said that I will also say I have never been there during normal operations.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Tim3771
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Visited Boston for Valentine's Day and this was a must do on our trip. I'm a hobby photographer and always wanted to visit this place. We obviously don't know our way around Boston so it was kind of hard to find even with GPS directions,...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Carie H
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Finally made it to the Griffin and really enjoyed it. I've come to like small museums as I often find the larger ones quite overwhelming. Check to see what the current exhibit is (we saw the Patrick Nagatani exhibit, which will soon be gone, and...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank RustyF
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