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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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An artistic gem, right in Doylestown

Michener was a literary giant, this museum is a credit to his legacy and a wonderful and peaceful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bill M
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Stupendous Pennsylvania Impressionist art, special exhibits

A really good art/sculpture museum. The Pennsylvania Impressionism selections are unbeatable and... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
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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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  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
138 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901-4931
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Michener was a literary giant, this museum is a credit to his legacy and a wonderful and peaceful place to experience some wonderful art. The facility is engaging and peaceful. Trust you will not be disappointed if you visit.

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 9 October 2017

A really good art/sculpture museum. The Pennsylvania Impressionism selections are unbeatable and the Nakashima Reading Room is UNMISSABLE.

Thank johnnydogmatic
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I got married at the Michener and couldn't be more thrilled with the experience. We had the full run of the museum. Guests could grab a drink in the sculpture garden, dance in the glass pavilion, and meander the museum to take...More

Thank MissDeb0923
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This is a small but excellent collection. It is also well interpreted, so that you really come away with an understanding of regional art movements. The docents are great.

Thank Nan D
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

They had a special exhibit of Sotter, an artist I did not know but whom I enjoyed. THey had a strong collection of PA works, especially from Bucks county. It also offers some interesting contemporary pieces in a manageable-sized building

Thank SaminDC
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Not a huge museum buff, but this is a quaint little piece of history tucked into Doylestown. Definitely worth an afternoon stroll. Gift shop has a nice variety of appealing items.

Thank bertandenieusa
Reviewed 27 August 2017

we enjoyed walking through this small museum which had some james michener memorabilia as well as art and furniture

Thank rss1836
Reviewed 22 August 2017

It has over a rear since my last visit but am always well pleased with the offerings at this small but important museum. Bucks county artists both traditional and impressionist. Exhibits on display from other venues. Woodworking and sculptures. A lovely room to rest in...More

Thank Warren H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

As a native Philadelphia, I have always wanted to visit Doylestown, Pa. This quaint hamlet is a little over an hour's drive from Philly and well worh the trip. I visited the James Michener Museum with a friend last Friday and had a wonderful time....More

Thank Terri J
Reviewed 10 July 2017

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

Thank PAdee
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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.