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Milwaukee Art Museum: Tours & Tickets

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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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700 N Art Museum Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4098
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Reviewed yesterday

Wow, is the only way to describe this architectural wonder. Designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, it was completed in 2001 and I can guarantee you have never seen anything like it. The building features two movable wings with a span of 217 feet which...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank William B
Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum is much bigger than the outside lends you to believe. The mystery part of the trip was a disappointment as it was too difficult to get started, would have been better to have been given a start on the "Clues" and the "Emoji"...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank rebamart
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I’m a member of the Chicago Art Institute and love seeing art, so I looked forwarded to coming and was not disappointed. The architectural design of the place is spectacular and the collection is wonderful. I went to an “after dark” event with Halloween themed...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Tigger1971
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing architecture, both inside and out. Large art collection with many time periods and styles represented. Museum is on the lake shore.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MeowDr
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a Fantastic Museum, and a showplace!! The art is fantastic, and the architecture is amazing. Great fun!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Ace90266
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent about 2 1/2 hours there, barely scratched the surface. Much to see and the views of the lake are stunning.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Miller M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The architecture and green spaces on the lake are alone worth the visit. The museum has a diverse set of good exhibits with a few standout pieces. Photography gallery was excellent. A highly recommended way to spend half a day in Milwaukee.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank DJC7827
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing architecture enjoyed from the outside before even entering to see the artworks. Loved the contemporary floor. Each area was well defined and you found something interesting around every little corner right through the gallery. It also has an amazing carpark - very architectural as...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Joanne M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful art museum, inside and out.Very dramatic looking and a wonderful and diverse collection.I will always visit it when I am in beautiful Milwaukee

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank sana5000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a lovely sunny autumn Sunday on the lakefront and going to this gallery. There is a lot to see. If I lived here I would visit often and just take it in smaller sections. I loved the glass and furniture in particular.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Antoinette G
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Jurateles
15 October 2018|
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Response from randvv | Reviewed this property |
From the outside
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Jurateles
15 October 2018|
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Response from Michelle S | Reviewed this property |
I suggest outside. There are many vantage points. Across the street in the parking garage. At the restaurant nearby (Harbor House).
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SueBeej
12 September 2018|
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Response from MaryB R | Reviewed this property |
If you don't mind a very pleasant Milwaukee walk, you wouldn't have to. However, it is an option. Sorry for the delay in responding. I just saw your question now.
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