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Chinati Foundation

U.S. 67 ( 1/2 mile south of Marfa), Marfa, TX
+1 915-729-4362
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Amazing for those interested in modern art

My daughter and I took the all-day tour (2 hour lunch break). We loved it - the art is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
FlashFish
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San Francisco, California
Why else would you go to Marfa?!?!

Most who visit Marfa make this a pilgrimage to Chianti Foundation. Having been a couple times... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
BVinSantaFe
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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An art museum operated by the Chinati Foundation, housed in a former U.S. Cavalry post, Fort D.A. Russell.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“donald judd” (49 reviews)
“modern art” (27 reviews)
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U.S. 67 ( 1/2 mile south of Marfa), Marfa, TX
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I took the all-day tour (2 hour lunch break). We loved it - the art is fascinating. But if you are not "in" to modern art, then the all-day tour is obviously not for you. Instead, try stopping by and taking a...More

Thank FlashFish
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most who visit Marfa make this a pilgrimage to Chianti Foundation. Having been a couple times before, I was looking forward to returning now that that new Robert Irwin installation is complete (I'm a BIG, long-time fan of his). So I was both shocked and...More

Thank BVinSantaFe
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I read about this museum on TripAdvisor. If you're a contemporary art lover and enjoy minimalism then this is the place for you. I'm sure most people don't get it but I love art where you make your own interpretations and leave the mind to...More

Thank elmteacher
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I'm gonna say I'm not a gallery kinda gal.... it was boring to me. Putting car parts together... see one see them all. No public bathroom on site...

1  Thank Rckymtngal314
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I can't believe the reviews that actually take this incredible art and say "it's something to make fun of." You have to understand that Judd's 100 steel cubes in two huge warehouses without controlled air or light are almost too much to take in in...More

1  Thank MarkCharney
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We went to Marfa on a Tuesday in the early afternoon and nearly the whole town was closed. The chianti foundation was one of those places that were closed so we walked around it and peered inside as best we could but couldn't see much,...More

Thank Tarrah L
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We arrived at around 3pm on a weekday and were told that the only thing available for us to do was walk around the field with Donald Judd's concrete blocks. Then the receptionist implored us, with a completely straight face, to please not "interact with...More

Thank MountainOak31
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

The Chinati Foundation is a pleasant surprise and experience. You really need to take one of the tours to get the maximum effect from your visit. The guides are well informed and represent the intent of Judd and company well. It just really couldn't be...More

Thank kaufmansn
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Just a breathtaking facility and a definite bucket list item if art is a part of your world. Prepare to spend a few hours here.

Thank DOMINARJVC
Reviewed 5 June 2017

I finally made the drive to Marfa to see what all the fuss was about and I'm so glad that I did. Chinati was one of a kind. Very friendly people and the location was huge. You could spend an afternoon walking around.

Thank Lauren P
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