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Minneapolis Institute of Art

2400 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506
+1 612-870-3131
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Good Art Museum with Outstanding Asia Collection

Very accessible, nicely curated museum with an exceptional collection of art from East Asia... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rick628
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Evanston, Il
Outstanding

This is one of the best museums I've seen in this country. It has an eclectic collection, very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bob N
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Portland, Oregon
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Travel through 4,000 years of world history as you view more than 80,000 works of sculpture, photography, paintings, drawings and prints.
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  • Average1%
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2400 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very accessible, nicely curated museum with an exceptional collection of art from East Asia. Modest-sized but satisfactory general collection with artists ranging from El Greco to Georgia O'Keeffe. What a treat to find a good city museum whose admission is free! (Visitors are invited to...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is one of the best museums I've seen in this country. It has an eclectic collection, very well displayed. I'm not a fan of Asian art, but theirs is arranged in a way that draws the viewer in and provides context for what you're...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The MIA is a hidden treasure for the twin cities. In addition to the excellent standing exhibits they have excellent revolving and travelling exhibits. For children there is a play area and a cafe for refreshments. I love the photography and design and decorations displays...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This has been a favorite place since I was a little girl. I remember holding my Mother’s hand and walking through the massive galleries seeing beautiful big “pictures”. The incredible paintings, drawings, textiles, pottery, statues, antiques, etc under the soaring ceilings of this iconic building...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Art pieces are incredible! We go every year with our homeschool group. The guided tours are free and we learn so much from the guides!! It clean. The employees are polite, helpful and attentive!!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The MIA's greatest exhibit yet. An exhibit on Chinese art, full of high drama and beauty in each magnificent room. When a theater art director combines with a museum director, those interested in theater and art should come running. This work at the Minneapolis Institute...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thumbs up to Minn for offering a free venue to view such interesting art. Two main floors with tons of paintings/sculptures/etc to look at. This was a good find. We actually walked here from downtown (est 2 miles?) and it was a great walk, ending...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Vast array of things to see and do here. Many great collections; kids perhaps 7 and above will find things to enjoy. Very nice gift shop.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much to see in so many different eras and mediums. My hubs and I enjoyed the ancient Chinese house you can walk through a lot. The museum is well laid out and there's something for every type of interest.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a huge, multi-level, multi-section museum with free admission and ongoing exhibitions. We came on the last Tuesday of May this year and encountered many school children. About 5 yellow school buses were parked nearby. My husband and I enjoyed our time here: big...More

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loebarb
15 September 2017|
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Response from mushroomjar | Reviewed this property |
Maybe post this question via the "Contact Us" page on the MIA website.
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namaste881
13 April 2017|
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Response from Juergen K | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is an audio guide app available for purchase.
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25 August 2016|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not sure how to quickly get there from Woodbury. If you get to downtown Mpls you can take the Nicollet Avenue bus and get off on 24th and head a few blocks east.
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