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Norton Museum of Art

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Nice collection but under construction

The Norton Museum is currently in the middle of what appears to be a large expansion project that... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2018
Brendan S
Arlington, Virginia

Great collection of paintings from traditional to modern artists. Sadly Chihuly dome absent during... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
jean m
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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The Museum is closed through February 8, 2019 to complete construction. Mark your calendars for the re-opening celebration Saturday February 9, 2019. Founded in 1941 by Ralph Hubbard Norton and Elizabeth Norton, the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm...more
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1451 S Olive Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33401-7162
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

The Norton Museum is currently in the middle of what appears to be a large expansion project that won't be completed until 2019 and significant portions of the collection were not displayed as a result - I would guess 50%, but have not been here...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Great collection of paintings from traditional to modern artists. Sadly Chihuly dome absent during expansion. But Whitney sculpture exhibit was beyond expectation. worth a visit next year for Chihuly return.

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

We revisited the Norton Museum in January, 2018, expecting the expansion construction to be done, but it is now a year behind - now expected a year from now. Meanwhile, limited pieces of the Permanent Collection are on display, along with 1 or 2 special...More

Thank Jerry J
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

This Museum is well worth a visit. It’s beautifully displayed shows are well curated and well presented. They often have “special” shows like a show of Kenneth Jay Lane’s costume jewelry. The show are all well thought out and the layout of this smallish Museum...More

Thank DB A
Reviewed 17 December 2017

I really like this museum! Its art collection is expansive and they have an interesting selection that spans genre. Currently the museum is undergoing a major renovation, so almost 75% of it is closed. For that they are offering free admission and it is still...More

Reviewed 26 November 2017

The original Norton Museum started from a private collection of Ralph Norton and his wife who bought a private home and modified it into a museum that they donated to the city of West Palm Beach. The building has been expanded and renovated several times...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017

Great tour of a mans love of art. I'm not an art freak, so this was the second tour of an art museum in my life. The guide did a wonderful job of helping me appreciate a small piece of important history and the creativity...More

Thank Miles C
Reviewed 20 November 2017

This museum is amazing! The art work available is incredible. Definitely take advantage of having something like this so close. Artwork ranges from Picasso, to Matisse, to tons of new modern works. I would definitely recommend.

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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

They are expanding the museum. While it's under construction. It's free admission everyday. They are closed on Monday's

Thank Where-2-go-4-help
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We were greatly impressed by the Classic artists as well as modernist impressionists. The museum was free (contributions accepted)--maybe because major renovations were taking place. The museum when completed should be one of the best in the South. In the meantime, make some time to...More

Thank Bob P
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Response from Grease63 | Reviewed this property |
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.