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Weisman Art Museum

333 E River Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0367
+1 612-625-9494
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Small eclectic collection - and free!

What attracted me to this museum was the outside - the stunningly beautiful Frank Gehry design. But... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michael W
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Small & Interesting

This is a small and interesting museum. It is a small collection that does not take long to visit... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
carlinda6665
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Decatur, Illinois
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Located on the campus of the University of Minnesota, this museum features fine arts from the contemporary period.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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333 E River Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0367
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What attracted me to this museum was the outside - the stunningly beautiful Frank Gehry design. But once inside, I was very impressed by this small but well curated and interesting eclectic collection of modern art. In addition to the interesting permanent displays, there appear...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small and interesting museum. It is a small collection that does not take long to visit. It is closer to the size of a gallery. There are some beautiful pieces in here. I would have to say the building is more remarkable...More

Thank carlinda6665
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This is a small, but very good and free modern art museum on the campus of the U of Minnesota. The building has the iconic shape of architect Frank Gehry. The exhibits are on one floor with restrooms and a small terrace with a great...More

Thank Mohsman
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Decent museum but the tour guide we had was not in a good mood. Very crabby and unfriendly and it ruined the tour. Possibly stressed because we came in here with a bunch of art students but we were in small groups. Otherwise the art...More

Thank Annelies S
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The Weisman is a wonderful museum designed by architect Frank Gehry and located in the midst of the main U of Minnesota campus with a lovely view of the Mississippi River. Admission is free; the permanent collection is impressive and captivatingly eclectic; and fascinating special...More

2  Thank JLHMPLS
Reviewed 15 September 2017

On my last day visiting Minneapolis, I visited the Weisman located on the campus of the University of Minnesota. Easy underground parking and a great location along the river. Even if you aren't a huge fan of modern art.......the building alone is worth the visit...More

Thank Balconylove
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing building, Frank Gehry's "fish" there temporarily. Just an amazing structure, the sculpture. Nice permanent collections, saw a lot Marsden Hartley works.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

interesting exhibits..including the building itself. on UoM campus. easily accessible. enjoyable attraction

Thank Smileyface220
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

The most amazing art museum ever! The design of the building is amazing. Would advise to check it out

Thank Joshua J
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Do yourself a favor & SKIP the Weisman. Don't even consider it. Any given single individual room in the (also free admission) spectacular Minneapolis Institute of Art easily surpasses the entire Weisman Art Museum. I've visited many of Frank Gehry's famous architectural works, from the...More

1  Thank Marc M
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