We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Chazen Museum of Art

Closed Now: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Great Museum

I never would have gone here if it wasn't for a college course field trip. I loved it, it has so... read more

Reviewed yesterday
melfred_20
,
Arizona
Wonderful Museum plus it’s Free

The museum has numerous collections along with exhibits that change on a routine basis so it’s... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
wisconsingolfers
,
Lake Mills, Wisconsin
via mobile
Read all 268 reviews
127
All photos (127)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
About
This art museum's impressive collection includes, prints, photographs, paintings and sculptures from prehistoric times to modern day. Special exhibitions showcasing local artists take place throughout the year.
Closed Now
Hours Today: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
See all hours
Contact
750 University Ave, Madison, WI 53706-1411
Website
+1 608-263-2246
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Madison
from USD 58.03
More Info
from USD 149.00
More Info
Reviews (268)
Filter reviews
255 results
Traveller rating
184
55
14
2
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
184
55
14
2
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewspermanent collectionwonderful collectionlarge collectionchanging exhibitsspecial exhibits areon displaylarge cityuw madison campuscouple of hoursfew hoursgift shopgalleriesceramicscenturieswisconsinbreadtheras
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 255 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

I never would have gone here if it wasn't for a college course field trip. I loved it, it has so much to look at. The paintings are amazing and worth spendnig some time at.

Thank melfred_20
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The museum has numerous collections along with exhibits that change on a routine basis so it’s never the same experience. If you’re local, I’d recommend going more often and not trying to see the whole museum in one trip. There’s more to see than you...More

Thank wisconsingolfers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really spend a few hours just gazing at the creativity its well worth some charitable dollars to amble through and do some wondering. Some are more to my liking than others but overall a very nice collective of art connoisseurs.

Thank Sandra G
ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing the Chazen Museum of Art. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and got to spend some time gazing at the creativity in the museum.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I went to Chazen to spend some time inside on a rainy day. Was a lot of fun and the art was great. I am a big fan of Art and grew up in Chicago going to the Art Institute. Definitely worth the...More

Thank IndigoIce8
ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the Chazen on a rainy day and exploring the collection! We appreciate you taking the time to write a review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my Grandaugher here. She is very interested in art and so am I. I drive by here often, and have never stopped. We were very impressed. The people who work and volunteer here are friendly and helpful. I was amazed how big this...More

Thank limey52
ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the museum and taking the time to write a review. We are so glad you and your granddaughter enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 8 August 2018

We have been going here yearly for 10 years now and I am always surprised by the quality and quantity of art on display here. Since they expanded, they have added an incredible amount of new display space and the works are rotated frequently so...More

Thank Connie M
ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thank you for visiting, Connie! We are so glad you enjoy the museum's collections and temporary exhibitions.

Reviewed 8 August 2018

My 1 year old grandson and I had a couple of hours on campus one rainy day. Decided to check out Chazen. Both he and I enjoyed every minute -- though we differed on our favorite pieces. Highly recommended for all ages for any time...More

Thank MaryB R
ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thank you for visiting the Chazen! We are happy both you and your grandson were able to find places in the museum to enjoy on a rainy day.

Reviewed 2 August 2018

For true Arts fans, this is a truly wonderful place and amazing venue considering the relative size of Madison. It's a gift to this city from an amazing woman. Please do see this wonderful place, as it is incredible considering the size of Madison. I'm...More

Thank Carter D
ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you for visiting the museum and taking the time to create a review. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 31 July 2018

Great experience! We've been to many art museums and this one is very nice. What a great museum for a University. We were on a schedule so unable to stay for as long as we wanted. We will be back if the opportunity arises. It's...More

Thank Lisa D
ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Thank you for leaving a donation and reviewing your visit. We are so glad you had a great experience at the museum and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 11 July 2018

FREE and open to the public! I have visited dozens of university art museums, and this is one of the largest and best collections in the United States. The permanent collection is very high quality and there are truly world-class exhibits that visit. Anyone with...More

1  Thank _wlneuman
ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you for visiting the museum and taking the time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed our large collection.

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 63 hotels in Madison
Graduate Madison
250 reviews
.35 km away
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Madison
1,238 reviews
.46 km away
Hampton Inn & Suites Madison Downtown
1,250 reviews
.47 km away
Hyatt Place Madison
827 reviews
.94 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,065 restaurants in Madison
Dotty Dumpling's Dowry
713 reviews
.27 km away
Mediterrenean Cafe
54 reviews
.25 km away
State Street Brats
194 reviews
.28 km away
Sunroom Cafe
53 reviews
.28 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 198 attractions in Madison
University of Wisconsin - Madison
293 reviews
.24 km away
University of Wisconsin Geology Museum
99 reviews
.65 km away
Kohl Center
129 reviews
.45 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Jokerp
14 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from BizHappy | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely... it's in heart of UW Campus. There are several places across University Ave, or you can walk a couple of blocks over to State St.
0
Votes
Linda M
4 April 2016|
Answer
Response from Helene P |
It's about a 5 minute walk: cab would take much longer but about the same travel time if not more.
1
Vote
ShannaandAmanda H
2 March 2015|
Answer
Response from ChazenArt | Property representative |
Free!
0
Votes