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Milwaukee Art Museum

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Museum boasts an extensive collection of nearly 20,000 works, representing such artists as Pablo Picasso, Georgia O'Keeffe and Andy Warhol.
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700 N Art Museum Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4098
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Reviewed today

One of the largest art museums in the United States, the Milwaukee Art Museum is a great place to spend a few hours when in Milwaukee. Only about a 90-minute drive from downtown Chicago, the museum is a beautiful example of architecture, located on the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Debora P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum itself is impressive. The inside was not as impressive. They had american toy exhibit. Some paintings were exhibited, mostly religious content.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alice W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Milwaukee Art Museum on Thursday night, when they had extended hours. We were able to see most of it within a couple of hours. The building itself is beautiful, even at night. It has great galleries with very interesting exhibits. Multiple...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Shelley V
Reviewed 1 week ago

from the architecture of the building on the banks of Lake Michigan to its interior filled with beautiful pieces of art (Chagall!!!!) in pristine galleries, you must see this place

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sherry H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The outside is great, as are the architectural elements inside. We just wandered, and say modern furniture and art to the old Masters. We ate in the basement restaurant, which was very good.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ajansenscr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here for the first time as a chaperone for a school field trip. The kids were very interested in the art and learned about the various paintings and etcetera. I even learned a thing or to. Curious though about the door that seems...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MaRR1900
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a quick visit to this museum. The views from inside were breath taking and the gift shop a delight.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MonicaHall A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before traveling to Milwaukee for a trip with friends i had never heard much about this museum. What a shock and surprise! As an artist i have traveled to some of the finest museums around the world and we were absolutely amazed at the modern...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 195wallyp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this museum. The building itself is fantastic, and the location on the lake spectacular. Every exhibit I've ever seen there has been good and the size of the museum makes it easy to handle - no exhibit is so large as to be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jan T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The modern art is beautiful of course but the standout is the building and the movable sculpture which closes up at night or under Highwinds and opens up in the morning. Note it also opens up at noon for visitors in the middle of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Jurateles
16 October 2018|
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Response from David E | Reviewed this property |
Definitely outside. Try to find a position on the bridge that's back far enough to see the full spectacle.
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Jurateles
16 October 2018|
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Response from Michelle S | Reviewed this property |
I suggest outside. There are many vantage points. Across the street in the parking garage. At the restaurant nearby (Harbor House).
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Sue J
13 September 2018|
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Response from MaryB R | Reviewed this property |
If you don't mind a very pleasant Milwaukee walk, you wouldn't have to. However, it is an option. Sorry for the delay in responding. I just saw your question now.
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