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“The Frarnsworth is a treasure”

Farnsworth Art Museum
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USD 489.00*
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3-Day New England Country Christmas
Ranked #1 of 37 things to do in Rockland
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Celebrating Maine's Role in American Art, the Farnsworth Art Museum offers a nationally recognized collection of works from many of America's greatest artists. With 20,000 square feet of gallery space and over 15,000 works in the collection, there is always something new on view at the Farnsworth. The museum has one of the largest collections of works by sculptor Louise Nevelson. Its Wyeth Center features works of Andrew, N.C. and Jamie Wyeth. The Farnsworth's library is also housed in its Rockland, ME, campus. Two historic buildings, the Farnsworth Homestead and the Olson House, and Julia's Gallery for Young Artists complete the museum complex.
Bangor, ME
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“The Frarnsworth is a treasure”
Reviewed 20 February 2012

the Farnsworth is always a worthwhile stop. This trip was no different. The Admissions person was wonderfully helpful and friendly and as always the exhibits were breathtaking.

Visited February 2012
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Jefferson
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145 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Good Collection”
Reviewed 6 February 2012

The Farnsworth has a fine collection of renouned artists.

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Boothbay Harbor, Maine, United States
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“First rate museum”
Reviewed 28 January 2012

We love the work of the Wyeths and there is always something there representing them. The new wings offer interesting and changing exhibits.

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New Harbor
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“A must to visit”
Reviewed 10 January 2012

The best collection of the Wyeths and always wonderful special exhibits.

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Orlando, Florida
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276 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
“What a Place!”
Reviewed 6 January 2012

I enjoy going to the Farnsworth. It is a great place to go on a rainy or cold day. the new England art collection is unsurpassed, and the Wyeths are incredible. It is a must see in the Rockland area if you are staying a week or more.

Visited July 2011
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