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Weisman Art Museum

333 E River Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0367
+1 612-625-9494
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Beautiful brain

Was visiting for the Beautiful brain exhibition, but enjoyed the rest very much as well. Extra... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ogutarts
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Should be high on your list of places to visit in the Twin Cities

This is a remarkable building, and part of your visit should include just looking at it from... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mychaelJA
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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333 E River Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0367
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was visiting for the Beautiful brain exhibition, but enjoyed the rest very much as well. Extra bonus: free admission, donations encouraged.

Thank Ogutarts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a remarkable building, and part of your visit should include just looking at it from various vantage points. It has a great location, overlooking the river, and is easy to access on foot, on the Twin Cities' light rail system and by car....More

Thank mychaelJA
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The museum is on the UofM campus and has a good set of exhibits, many periodically changing. Architecturally it is an interesting building and both the external view and the art inside are worth the investment of some time. Admission is free, though there is...More

Thank RAKlein
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

The place wasn't easy to find as our gps had us going in circles. The buildings architecture is very interesting and worth the trip if even for a drive by. The museum has some interesting pieces some even interesting to our seven year old son.

Thank Kara F
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This is worth a visit for the architecture alone – designed by Frank Gehry (same architect that designed the Guggenheim in Bilbao). It also houses his “Standing Glass Fish”. This is a medium sized gallery with an eclectic mix of exhibits (including Georgia O’Keefe and...More

Thank Pielle2015
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The Weisman is located on the University of Minnesota campus - in Minneapolis. The architecture alone is something to see.

Thank TravelMonkey55409
Reviewed 23 January 2017

A Frank Gehry designed museum, this is a masterpiece. It's interesting to look at the chaos happening on the outside of the building, and compare it to the wonderful, controlled spaces on the inside. The museum has rotating contemporary art exhibits so you see something...More

1  Thank rduinc
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We enjoyed walking to and from this museum on the University of Minnesota Campus near the Mississippi River. The building was designed by Frank Gehry and is a work of art itself. The museum has art collections, sculptures and ceramics. There is a glass fish...More

2  Thank Travelartgolf
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Worth a visit if you are close to campus. They have changing art exhibits, some permanent sculptures and artworks and a cute little museum shop. Definitely something to do on a rainy day of when you are in the area anyway.

1  Thank isilisi
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This museum has a permanent collection that might be familiar to people who have loved the old Walker Art Center, some of the installations at the Weisman were born there. The rotating collection features a variety of mediums, artists and places of origin. The views...More

1  Thank Ellen R
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