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This is not a museum, but part of Norman Rockwell & his family. He would ask his kids friends or... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Macombsboo
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Edmond, Oklahoma
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Didn't know what to expect.

This was definitely not what I expected. Especially the building where we were. The story is... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
Melissa H
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Burlington, IN
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An exhibit focusing on Norman Rockwell's years in Arlington, 1939-1953. Rockwell used over 200 local models for his works. The exhibit displays reproductions of many of his works as well as stories about many of the townspeople who were his models.
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Not exactly what I expected but did offer some interesting local Arlington connected Rockwell history.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen M
Reviewed 22 October 2018

In addition to the many prints of Rockwell's works, there is a good deal of information about the local residents that he used as his models. There is also a short video about him.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ken B
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

This is not a museum, but part of Norman Rockwell & his family. He would ask his kids friends or people in this small community to pose for him, here it tells the stories of those people and how he saw them some from children...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Macombsboo
Reviewed 18 October 2018

This was definitely not what I expected. Especially the building where we were. The story is interesting. Not to spoil the surprise, but if you have the chance to check it out. The story alone is worth going to hear.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Loved this packed museum which transported me back in time when human interactions were face- to -face and not through online social media. It was a truly heartwarming experience viewing the many paintings of children, families, and their everyday common experiences. Loved reading about Rockwell's...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ChatCat53
Reviewed 13 October 2018

We were amazed at all of the Norman Rockwell Americana memorabilia and history over the years that he painted. This is definitely a worthwhile stop.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank colt123
Reviewed 14 September 2018

I enjoyed slowly strolling through this, viewing the large reproductions of many of Rockwell's illustrations, and reading the accompanying back stories. Worth an hour or two of your time for sure!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rob H
Reviewed 18 August 2018

It's easy to drift back in time to the Norman Rockwell era when visiting this exhibition. Not only do you get captivated by the pictures he drew and painted, but the dozens of stories surrounding them are memorable, as well. Several of the models he...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Motherroad
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We have been to the Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge New Hampshire and were wondering what we might see here that would top that. Boy were we surprised! To read accounts of the models for so many of Norman Rockwell's paintings describe personal anecdotes about each...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

A lot of information. I liked the fact that they had actual pictures of the neighbors and their memories.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Unfortunately I was with a group and everything was booked and paid for by the travel agency. I can tell you it won't take long to go through it as long as there are no large groups there. We went through Imperial Travel in... More
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