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Milwaukee Art Museum

700 N Art Museum Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4098
+1 414-224-3220
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Museum boasts an extensive collection of nearly 20,000 works, representing such artists as Pablo Picasso, Georgia O'Keeffe and Andy Warhol.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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700 N Art Museum Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4098
+1 414-224-3220
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loved every minute of our visit. The Saarinen building alone is worth the trip. The Peg Bradley collection/donation contains world-class pieces from renowned artists. And the lake view is worth a million bucks too. Not to be missed. As a New Yorker used to crowds...More

1  Thank PLD212
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Much better than i thought it would be. The building and the fan was interesting, but their collection was great, and was a great way to spend the afternoon

1  Thank pjsltk
Reviewed 2 days ago

Didn't have much time to spend here. But it is located right next to water and view is spectacular. Its unique and beautiful building is worth it to visit.

1  Thank TravelProNewYork
Reviewed 3 days ago

The exhibits were outstanding. This is a huge place with lots to see, you can get lost in it! What a unique structure it is in too! We wish we could have made more time to see more of it.

Thank Suzanne W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The vibe in this place is amazing. Very moving pieces of art. The structure itself is breathtaking. The Calatrava, is an amazing, utterly breathtaking design. When the wings expand or retract on a beautiful blue sky, sunny day it will absolutely be a sight you...More

Thank kristiep34
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been going to the art museum for about 15 years now. It has had some structural transformations and the latest one, about a year ago, really improved the experience. They added more walls that really help break the space up. It allows for...More

Thank Herabouts
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The architecture of this building is amazing! It is right on the lake and easy to get to. A nice art collection and helpful staff. We couldn't really walk around the surrounding areas due to rain but it looked like there were more things to...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty awesome museum, tons of galleries and exhibits. Definitely try to catch the roof wing things opening and closing...its really cool. Great views of the lake too.

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always enjoy the exhibitions here, and the lake view from the Calatrava atrium is inspiring, like being in a modern cathedral.

Thank danaphotography
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Milwaukee Art Museum with some friends in early June, 2017. Built on the shore of Lake Michigan, this spacious museum owns 30,000 works of art. The 341,000-square-foot museum includes the War Memorial Center (1957) designed by Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen, the Kahler...More

Thank Janet H
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What are the hours
15 May 2017|
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Response from Ashley C | Reviewed this property |
Also, first Friday of the month is free.
Admission charges?
4 April 2017|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
Yes! It is a bit pricy, but a good friend got me in with his membership, so you'll have to call.
Jay H
Are there any days with free admission?
15 February 2017|
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Response from Al H | Reviewed this property |
First Friday of each month is free. Thanks to Meijer. I believe this is still in effect. You might CALL MAM to confirm.