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James A. Michener Art Museum

138 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901-4931
+1 215-340-9800
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Great collection

Very nice small museum with wonderful permanent works of art and many special exhibits throughout... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Loved the art and special room of James A. Michener

This is right across the street from the Mercer Museum and worth adding to historic tour. The... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Springfield, Pennsylvania
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The James A. Michener Art Museum collects, preserves, interprets and exhibits American art, with a focus on art of the Bucks County region. The Museum presents changing exhibitions that explore a variety of artistic expressions, and offers a diverse program of educational activities that seeks to develop a lifelong involvement in the arts as well as nurture a wide range of audiences. The Museum is also committed to educating the community about nationally and internationally known Bucks County artists of all creative disciplines. Accredited by The American Alliance of Museums, the Michener Art Museum also hosts special events for visitors of all ages, including classes, lectures, conversations, and performances.
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
138 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901-4931
+1 215-340-9800
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice small museum with wonderful permanent works of art and many special exhibits throughout the years.

Thank PAdee
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is right across the street from the Mercer Museum and worth adding to historic tour. The artwork was great and the room dedicated to James A. Michener was the best.

Thank FunPlacesToCheckOut
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We love the permanent collections of the Michener: Hicks, Trego, Redfills: family photos of Gowin.The current exhibitions of Light and Matter, Myths and Nature, and Charles Sheeeler photos are excellent. Many impressionists works and landscapes of this area are represented as is the strong modern...More

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 25 May 2017

There isn't a year that goes by that I don't go to this place. They have some of the most interesting and creative special shows in the area. It's an easy place to stroll through and always something to catch the eye of every visitor....More

Thank Scott_A_Drake
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

My Mom is a member here and we always visit when I'm in town from Florida. Lisa has turned this museum around and has a keen eye for new and upcoming artists. I saw the Sheeler exhibit and last time saw the Tobin exhibit. If...More

Thank ElpsieP
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This museum is a tiny jewel with American impressionist works. Lovely & great history. Doylestown is a treasure with cute shops & fun restaurants. Great summer place to be.

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I had wanted to visit the James A. Michener Art Museum for a long time. We came to view the exhibit called "Death of Impressionism", which explored the art of local Delaware Valley region artists. A historical overview, which proved to be a real eye-opener...More

Thank Nitvoyodelo
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I have been to the Mercer museum across the street from the Michener many times. I kept saying we needed to check out the Michener and we finally did. I am pleased to say it exceeded our expectations. I am a fan of the Impressionist...More

Thank daanddo
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I've lived in Doylestown for over 20 years, and became a member of the Michener Museum about 17 years ago. It's my favorite place to take friends and family who visit me, as they get to see a truly special museum that features the amazing...More

Thank Eileen M
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Charming cultural destination. Regional art & international shows in an intimate setting. Beautiful and inspiring.

Thank Bencandace
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15 July 2017|
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Response from MichenerArtMuseum | Property representative |
Hello! Apologies for the delay in responding. Our Free Day this fall will be on Sunday, October 22, 2017. Hope to welcome you and many others to the Michener!
28 June 2016|
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Response from MichenerArtMuseum | Property representative |
Catherine, our phone number is 215.340.9800.