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Milwaukee Art Museum

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Address: 700 N Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4098
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+1 414-224-3220
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10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri 10:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
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Museum boasts an extensive collection of nearly 20,000 works, representing...

Museum boasts an extensive collection of nearly 20,000 works, representing such artists as Pablo Picasso, Georgia O'Keeffe and Andy Warhol.

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The original Milwaukee Art Museum has always had a great variety and professionalism in their displays and galleries. The architecture and site of the initial structure is... read more

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've been here a few times, and although it does have its plusses, this was not a great visit. My 8 year old daughter brought in her water bottle, and took the top off to take a sip in the gallery. We were immediately reprimanded (because there is no other word for it) by a very rude volunteer who spoke... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The original Milwaukee Art Museum has always had a great variety and professionalism in their displays and galleries. The architecture and site of the initial structure is impressive. With the significant addition of a new portal and grand foyer, the museum itself has become an even great work of art. It's a place to visit and return for many more... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My girlfriend and I wouldnt classify everything we saw as art but we enjoyed 3 hours making our way around the various exhibits with a glass of wine break in-between. Located on the beautiful Milwaukee Lakefront but a bit cold to spend much time outside. Some hands on activities for the kids.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great gift shop and excelle nt permanent collection, New sbows always worth a visit. Even my 3 yr. old grandson was entertai ed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This most-iconic building in Milwaukee is a great place to see. Entering the beautiful lobby of the building is absolutely free and the view of Lake Michigan (and a gorgeous picture) is worth it. You'll even be able to view a few pieces of art and entrance to the museum is ~$17 / adult if you want to see more... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am not a fan of art in general, but I do enjoy new experiences. We decided to visit the museum on the last day of our staycation. I was pleasantly surprised. The museum was very clean and neatly arranged! The architecture of the museum was just as fun to see as the artwork on the walls. There were visitors... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great dancing Latin music! Beautiful atmosphere! The Milwaukee Art Museum aka The Calatrava is a spectacular piece of art in itself. It looks like you are boarding a ship or a bird in flight!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An iconic piece of architecture and if you're interested in art, there is also very,interesting exhibits. The Lake Michigan setting is beautiful!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Can't visit this place enough. Since new addition opened it is fantastic. The ever changing main exhibit is super. Must eat in their restaurant also. Never disappointed there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited the Art Museum as part of our Valentine's weekend celebration. We loved learning about the architecture as much as viewing the art. We ate lunch at Cafe' Calatrava: great food and a great view!

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