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Huntsville Museum of Art

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Address: 300 Church St SW, Huntsville, AL 35801-4910
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Good for small city

The Huntsville art Museum is good for a small city, it will take 1-2 hours to go through the Museum. They have a interesting glass collections

Reviewed 7 September 2014
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Germantown, TN
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48 reviews
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Reviewed 6 October 2014

Visited today with family, very impressive exhibit just opened today. Very large and gorgeous glass and metal works of art; visited two months ago and was surprised that the exhibit space was so small at that time. Now I realize that much of the exhibit space was closed then to set up for the new exhibit. Very much worth the... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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102 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2014

The Huntsville art Museum is good for a small city, it will take 1-2 hours to go through the Museum. They have a interesting glass collections

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Huntsville, Alabama
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 September 2014

Both the permanent and traveling exhibitions are interesting and memorable. The building offers well laid out exhibits, large areas for receptions, a nice gift shop, water and park views and a nice restaurant with pretty views. Lots of community involvement helps bring some really good traveling exhibits and local residents have provided some beautiful works on loan.

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Northport, Alabama
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136 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2014

I was very disappointed that 3 rooms were closed for the preparation of a new exhibit to open shortly after my visit. Even the items on display, I finished walking through in 45 minutes. The best part was the Al Hirschfeld exhibit, which is temporary. There was some interesting glasswork, but ultimately I could have skipped this place.

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Mattawan, Michigan
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35 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014

The art museum is situated downtown Huntsville at the edge of a lovely gently shaded park with a very large pond. There is good parking and a nice pizza restaurant adjacent. The museum had two special exhibits when I was there. One featured an extensive collection of paintings by Judy Fish and it was extraordinary! The walls were alive with... More 

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Alabama
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Thin crust, delicious pizza. Good atmosphere and nice outdoor seating. Beautiful view of lagoon at Big Spring Park

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 366 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2014 via mobile

I went there today and enjoyed the special exhibitions. The sign at the cashier area says photography allowed, just no flash. When I was taking pictures in the exhibition, a security employee informed me that it was not permitted in it. He then proceeded to point at a tiny obscure sign near the exit of the exhibition. I apologized, but... More 

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salt lake city
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99 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2014

I visited on a Thursday night and the admission was $5.00. Oh sure, this isn't a huge museum but it has some lovely collections. I really enjoyed the stunningly beautiful silver animals. The Janet Fish exhibit was lovely and the Hirschfield sketches were fantastic. Definitely worth a visit.

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Huntsville, AL
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203 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2014

I have carried my children there for school projects and they have some really interesting displays.

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Waunakee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2014

We enjoyed the collection of glass art. If you are looking for a quiet place to spend an hour or two admiring things that are pretty, this is the place.

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