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Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

1934 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-2765
+1 901-544-6200
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Small gem

It’s small but easy to view and reflect on the art. I don’t like cluttered galleries with a wall... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JLZMcFarland
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McFarland, Wisconsin
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The Building Museum Also Interesting

We spent a couple of hours in this smaller art museum which appears to have been heavily financed... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JohnD63487
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San Clemente, California, USA
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The state's oldest and largest art museum.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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1934 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-2765
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s small but easy to view and reflect on the art. I don’t like cluttered galleries with a wall filled up with works of art. Nice children’s section upstairs and got to see an artist set up her work in the lobby. The admission was...More

Thank JLZMcFarland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a couple of hours in this smaller art museum which appears to have been heavily financed by one or two Memphis families. To us, there was a good broad collection (contemporary, French, Baroque, Renaissance, Ancient, sculpture & regional), but the special exhibition areas...More

Thank JohnD63487
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This museum is small but has some very nice pieces. The traveling exhibition was closed in preparation for a new exhibit opening the day after our visit. Easily viewed in its entirety in 45 min to one hour. Elevators are available for those unable to...More

Thank Mzsbach47
Reviewed 29 September 2017

An oasis of quiet, full of such fine art in distinctive permanent exhibits and special temporary ones. Quite enjoyed the building itself as did our friends and our 21-yr-old daughter and her guest from New York. Reasonable admission, good size for part of an afternoon,...More

Thank lwob22
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This is a small museum and you only need about an hour to view everything. It is $7 admission fee. They have some nice works to to view and if you enjoy art, then this is a good stop. Would I come back to view...More

Thank Zebra_45678
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I was surprised to see how empty the museum was... a lot of nice pieces spread throughout three floors (the main level is the largest, with smaller spaces in the basement and the 2nd floor). A good mix of contemporary American art and some classical...More

Thank solounviajero
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I love the art pieces made by the artists who sculpt metal as well as the gift shop. This museum is very interesting and informative about metal works of art. You can even sometimes see an artist at work. One of my favorite gems to...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 24 July 2017

It was a hot and steamy summer day in Memphis, but the exhibits and spaces of the Brooks were cool, quiet and beautiful

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We visited during a memphis downpour. The museum was practically empty, maybe 10 people in there besides us. I enjoyed the museum- it was quiet and the docents are friendly and knowledgeable. There is a nice local flavor to some of the exhibits so you...More

Thank Rose F
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This museum wasn't part of our original plan but it was a nice experience. It only took about an hour to see everything. It wasn't crowded.

Thank Ruth B
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robynleestuart
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