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Weisman Art Museum

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Hall was outstanding and Museum coordinated everything fantastically! Guest were impressed by the... read more

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Interesting collection

We went here on my birthday after lunch at the St. Paul Grill. We managed to score on-street... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2019
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Located on the campus of the University of Minnesota, this museum features fine arts from the contemporary period.
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333 E River Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0367
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hall was outstanding and Museum coordinated everything fantastically! Guest were impressed by the Beauty, contents and staff waiting to assist or answer Questions.

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 8 February 2019

We went here on my birthday after lunch at the St. Paul Grill. We managed to score on-street parking (it was a Sunday!) so we were pretty happy. We hadn't been here before and were looking forward to seeing the collection. We had always found...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 January 2019

This museum is very small. It is on the University of Minnesota campus. There are only a few rooms and they only have a few pieces displayed. There were a few room under construction. The admission is free but the parking is very expensive. You...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jamie L
Reviewed 24 December 2018

My first visit to this University of MN Museum. Spectacular from the outside and a small gem on the inside. The huge glass fish has been relocated there from the Walker garden! Interesting collection of contemporary art and an actual hundred year old apartmrntbhallway.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anita D
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Spectacular building by Frank Gehry on University of Minnesota campus is a work of art. There is no admission fee. Parking is in a ramp below the museum. Public transportation is a few steps away. Nice gift shop at entrance. Collection of contemporary art is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lawflake
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Designed by Frank Gehry the Weisman Art Museum no doubt sticks out amongst the rest of Minneapolis' architecture, but between the small collection and price it simply lacks the relevance of Minneapolis Institute of Art though the few Master's pieces contained in the space are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank endoedibles
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The first Frank Gehry Museum is outstanding. Sitting on the banks of the Mississippi River, provides amazing setting that is unique in all four seasons. Fantastic permanent collection as well as special exhibits.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Venture21613
Reviewed 29 October 2018

The Weisman museum is much smaller and less well known than the Minneapolis Institute of Art but I felt worth the time. There is only 1 floor to the exhibit, but there is a really nice display of paintings, sculpture and modern art. Outside, you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank yufliu505
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Absolutely love this museum, its a piece of art in itself! The permanent collection is great as well as the interesting exhibits that they bring. Have found some fun and different gifts at their shop and you can't beat showing art in a Frank Gehry...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank RKuppers
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This is a wonderful stop just to see some great permanent and rotating exhibits. They have a sweet little gift shop as well,

Date of experience: January 2018
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Christine B
13 November 2018|
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Response from lizzylooo | Reviewed this property |
I too agree with everyone... one hour is sufficient amount of time. But make sure to visit the gift shop... it was a good one!