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Address: 121 N Harlem Ave, Freeport, IL 61032-3845
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+1 815-235-9755

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A mini-art museum. At first it looked like a haunted mansion, but inside the art work was very nice. The woman who works there was very friendly and informative. The entire... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2013
Round Lake Beach, Illinois

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Suphan Buri, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Which the facility is very peaceful and I love the old building, I have gone there recently and literally scene things that were there twenty years ago. Of course, this is a small town museum, so they aren't on rotation with large urban museums, but still, the only thing that changes is the local art section. However, like I said:... More 

1 Thank clearing_boxer
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

This museum has a variety of pieces from all over the world. It is impressive for such a small town. There is a room that highlights artist from the area and local students which is something to check out. They also have creative activities to do while in the exhibit halls. Well done. Takes about an hour

1 Thank Elizabethazh
Rockford, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2015 via mobile

They have permanent exhibits and rotating exhibits. Cost is a donation. It is in an old school building so it smells a bit funny and the floors creak. The ladies that work there are friendly and knowledgeable. Art ranges from paintings, to sculptures, school art projects, ancient artifacts, and more.

3 Thank LikeToExploreAround
Freeport, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2014

One of Freeport's best kept secrets. So much history in this area so beautifully documented and displayed. A special place with much to see and learn. A well worth trip for the entire family.

3 Thank Catherine T
Freeport, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2013

this is a great place to visit when in Freeport - very informative and lots of things to see - the grounds all the trees are marked so many school kids get their botanical information here - donations so no set price

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Round Lake Beach, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2013

A mini-art museum. At first it looked like a haunted mansion, but inside the art work was very nice. The woman who works there was very friendly and informative. The entire visit took about 1/2 hour.

2 Thank PJ1600
Freeport, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2013

This building used to be a school. It house lots of fun, interesting, and eclectic exhibits like the Native American room. The paintings are very interesting, and some are local artists. The gift shop houses local crafters wares you can't find elsewhere.

1 Thank Kim S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Beautiful little Museum with great permanent exhibits, and wonderful changing exhibits. Also have an excellant rapport with the local school systems for the student population.

1 Thank luzi76
Freeport, Illinois
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Reviewed 26 May 2012

Most was donated by Mr WT Rawliegh. An advid art collector from around the world. Some of these paintings and sculptures you would only find in the bigger cities. Cool Egyptian collection. Early indian collection. Plan on 1-2 hours. If you are like me you will get lost in some of the lifesize landscape paintings and feel like you are... More 

2 Thank Kev521

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