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Knoxville Museum of Art

1050 Worlds Fair Park Dr, Knoxville, TN 37916-1653
+1 865-525-6101
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Outstanding art museum, and it's FREE!

This place amazed me. The architecture was really interesting but the inside blew me away... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kelleygirl2
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Sarasota, Florida
Limited size but a good perm collection and temp as well

Our first visit to this museum but not our last. It is smallish but a good hour esp if the temp... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
surfgermany
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Newport, Tennessee
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1050 Worlds Fair Park Dr, Knoxville, TN 37916-1653
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"permanent collection"
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"mona lisa"
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"miniature rooms"
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"gift shop is"
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"free admission"
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"glass exhibit"
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"thorne rooms"
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"ansel adams"
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"higher ground"
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"interesting pieces"
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"glass works"
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"on friday nights"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place amazed me. The architecture was really interesting but the inside blew me away. Wonderful rooms filled with art representing this local area and beyond. I really enjoyed the Portrait of Mrs. Lazar Raditz, among others. I loved the children's area located off the...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Our first visit to this museum but not our last. It is smallish but a good hour esp if the temp section is good. Parking is good and free as is the entrance. Staff is helpful and friendly.

Thank surfgermany
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful local art and art from all around the world. I was pleasantly pleased with every part of the museum. Hard to believe its free!! We went as a date day while walking around down town knoxville. So happy we stumbled across the museum and...More

Thank Melissa L
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

It worked wonders for our budget on an otherwise expensive trip to pigeon forge/ Sevierville/Gatlinburg. Loved the glass exhibit downstairs! Loved the thread spool Mona Lisa! They were showing Tennessee school children’s art when we were there and it was awesome! Very enjoyable for sure....More

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Located at The World's Fair Park, this museum hosts a nice display for artists that have ties to this region. While the upper level showcases the permanent works, the middle floor often features temporary current projects.

Thank chrisbaxter78
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

We found the displays stimulating . The creativity of the artists was impressive and and the galleries were easy to navigate. We'll visit frequently.

Thank Carlen01
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

I enjoyed the variety of paintings and other pieces on display. I arrived about 50 minutes before closing time on Wednesday, October 11th, but enjoyed browsing quickly through the exhibits in the three-story museum. A hands-on room for children adds a nice touch, as does...More

Thank James G
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Surprising fine museum displaying fine art with ties to the region. Uncrowded and easy to see in a few hours.

Thank Robert L
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

You can easily cover this museum in 1-2 hours. It is a small museum with worthwhile exhibits. I particularly liked the open space on the first floor where glass pieces hang from the ceiling--plenty of outdoor light to highlight these pieces. Parking is free and...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

The collections - traveling and permanent - are unique and tasteful. I am not a connoisseur, but even I found it worth the visit. Thank you, Amica Insurance for sponsoring free admission.

Thank Bill M
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lg1999
9 July 2015|
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Response from Knoxville M | Property representative |
The Knoxville Museum of Art has free admission every day. (We are closed on Mondays.)
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Suarez596
25 December 2014|
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Response from Nhiker | Reviewed this property |
Because of time difference, I just saw the question now. The museum was closed Christmas eve and it will be closed today, Christmas.
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