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Worcester Art Museum

55 Salisbury St, Worcester, MA 01609-3196
+1 508-799-4406
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Great art museum outside Boston

Have gone there fir years and enjoy when they have special exhibits. Do wish they would get full... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert R
Best small art museum!

Check out the history behind this museum! It was the first or one of the first art museums in New... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Worcester, Massachusetts
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This central Massachusetts museum houses a collection that includes works by European and American artists as well as Asian, Greek and Roman art.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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55 Salisbury St, Worcester, MA 01609-3196
+1 508-799-4406
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have gone there fir years and enjoy when they have special exhibits. Do wish they would get full scale Higgins Armiry collection on display.

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Check out the history behind this museum! It was the first or one of the first art museums in New England. An impressive collection! Check out the armor from the old Higgins Armory, amazing!

Thank nmclemente
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reusable Universes is both beautiful and fascinating since if used materials available to everyone in their daily lives. We saw both young children and parents as well as their grandparents at this exhibition. The sculptures are unusual in that they expand and contract in different...More

Thank CharleneSokal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent museum, a beautiful space with both traditional and modern architecture The collections encompass all aspects of art history.

Thank David O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this museum, which exceeded my expectations. It had a lot of variety and some really interesting pieces. We spent about 4 hours here and did not read all the labels.

Thank 234worldtraveler567
Reviewed 14 September 2017

On any other occasion I would have enjoyed every last minute of this beautiful museum however as the chaperone of 5 4th grade boys during what must have been a not so intelligently planned trip. This museum is not hands on and is not a...More

Thank dianaallan
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The WAM is considered one of the best small city art museums in the Western Hemisphere. The collection is extensive. Plan to spend some time here. There's a lot to take in.

Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Love the free wkend day and summer days admissions! Beautiful and historic art and sculptures. Great knowledgeable and friendly staff. Centrally located with free parking close by. A Worcester jewel.

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

For some time now, the W.A.M. has opened its majestic halls to the public with August as free admission month. This has served as an excellent opportunity to dive deep within the colors of Worcester's most undervalued and underappreciated cultural asset in the city. Everything...More

Thank Isaac T
Reviewed 21 August 2017

First time here in a couple decades and it is easy to be impressed by the improvements and the additions. It's a medium-sized collection with some superb highlights... the mosaics, the American collection & a variety of Flemish/Dutch art that is quite impressive. Nicely curated,...More

Thank RonL40
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Jaime P
29 August 2016|
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Response from Debcar502 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was 14 for adult the month of August was free. They are closed Mon and Tues. Check their website they do have other free times as well.
25 August 2016|
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Response from lks08 | Reviewed this property |
Good Morning!!!! Soup sounds good but have no idea if they sell a cookbook. I'm sure if you call the museum they could answer your question.
5 October 2015|
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Response from happytraveller01605 | Reviewed this property |
First Saturday morning of each month is free, as is first weekend of the month for Bank of America customers. For details visit their website under "Hours and Admission."