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Norton Museum of Art

1451 S Olive Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33401-7162
+1 561-832-5196
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Small but important museum

Although this museum has a decent sized permanent collection, only part of it is on display at any... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tleemur
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Connecticut
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lovely assortment of long term exhibits , plus dated exhibits rotating in and out, a great way to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
vblanchard318
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Delray Beach, Florida
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Founded in 1941 by Ralph Hubbard Norton and Elizabeth Norton, the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Florida, is internationally known for its distinguished collection, featuring American, Chinese, Contemporary, and European art, and Photography.
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  • Average6%
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1451 S Olive Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33401-7162
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although this museum has a decent sized permanent collection, only part of it is on display at any one time. Frequent rotations and specialty exhibits keep things fresh for frequent visitors.

Thank Tleemur
Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely assortment of long term exhibits , plus dated exhibits rotating in and out, a great way to spend an afternoon , a chihuly room to rival any chihuly i have seen, worth going to see that...

Thank vblanchard318
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum was being renovated during my visit, so only a small part of the impressive collection was on display. Still, there are plenty of big names here (Picasso, Matisse, Renoir, et al.), as well as an interesting exhibit of Chinese art and artifacts. Well...More

Thank mrsirin
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Only a small fraction of their permanent collection is on display, but they manage to keep it interesting and put on timely exhibitions. Admission is free until renovation is finished.

Thank Florida-based
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I enjoyed walk around. Due to expansion, there are only three of four rooms open, however, the collection is nice.

Thank Adinagold
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The museum is under construction so there isn't much to see. The only good thing is it's free. Parking is a challenge.

Thank Tpham002003
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Presently renovating and did I say free. Still has great stuff and all you have to do is ignore construction going on.

Thank baldeagle8502
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We came to the museum from Boynton Beach, it's a little bit of a drive but well worth it. The museum is small but with some very impressive paintings and we enjoyed very much the Chinese artifacts collection. We didn't pay attention to the opening...More

1  Thank Mindy S
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Currently, the Norton is undergoing a near-total renovation and expansion. As a result, only a fraction of their permanent collection is on display, and space is limited for special exhibitions. Nonetheless, you can still see some fine pieces, including a number of significant impressionist and...More

Thank Lever212
Reviewed 11 April 2017

After vising the Ann Norton sculpture gardens, which were nice but small, my expectations were not high for the Norton Museum of Art. I was pleasantly surprised, even with the limitations due to the construction they are undergoing. An impressive assortment of painters from various...More

Thank Elizabeth J
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jploetz1
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There are restaurants close by in City Place; Mellow Mushroom (pizza), Cheesecake factory, Moes. Then on Clematis are other restaurants from bar and grills to more upscale
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Response from margatemensch2016 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure.The Norton Art Museum is open,but they are in the process of renovation.Currently,admission to the Norton is free.I have spent many wonderful days at the Norton,since I moved to Florida in 1979.
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