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Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

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Address: 1934 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-2765
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+1 901-544-6200
10:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Wed 10:00 - 16:00
Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00

The state's oldest and largest art museum.

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Blown Away!

This was such a great collection of art. I was so surprised by such a variation in the collection. I also got to see the Red Grooms exhibit. WOW! There is a little something for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Daviston, AL
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Daviston, AL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was such a great collection of art. I was so surprised by such a variation in the collection. I also got to see the Red Grooms exhibit. WOW! There is a little something for everyone, and I LOVED it!

Thank MoranCarlisle
Springfield, VA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed visiting this museum. There are many areas under new construction, but this was a great way to spend a few hours in Memphis away from a lot of the traditional sights.

Thank stxdreamer
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

It was an unforgettable experience because I had the chance to see different tipped of sculpts of great artists! Totally a recommended place!

Thank Jenny C
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

My wife and I like to visit art museums. This one turned out to be one of the best that we have visited in a number of years. We just happened to go here on a day when admission was free and they had the Red Grooms exhibits. The staff was just wonderfully helpful in guiding us through the various... More 

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Tiburon, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

You will enjoy the variety of art shown here. In the foyer were unique and modern ballet dancers conveying the artist's messages. In many inner rooms you'll see elegant furnishings, including gorgeous furniture and elegant paintings. In addition you'll see more interesting modern work.

Thank Gallicchio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Nice wide range of art here. The staff was awesome! I met a super nice guy named Rahleecoh, he is very intelligent and knows a lost about art. Let this guy run the museum! Overall a great visit. thanks!

Thank jkeen77
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

The Brooks is a beautiful place to visit, but the collection was not the best. Still, a fun break from the hot July sun.

Thank Warriorwoman33
Memphis, Tennessee
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

There is always something new at the Brooks! There are family days (usually free) and special movie days. The permanent collection has something for everyone. There is a special room for children with several activities on the third floor.

Thank Susan475605
Menomonee Falls
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

If you are an art lover, this is a great stop. It is free on Wednesdays. There is some great pieces with some local artists. Unfortunately it is under renovating so some of it is closed off. The building is beautiful in itself.

Thank Nicole A
Clarksdale, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

This is a nicely run museum. The permanent collection is a little too broad for my taste - tries to do a bit too much with its resources. But they do a very good job of attracting and sometimes curating special exhibitions and events, some of which are quite quirky. The Museum's annual Dia del los Muertos party is tremendous... More 

Thank Eric S

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