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University of Michigan Museum of Art

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Address: 525 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1354
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+1 734-764-0395
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Among the best university art museums in the U.S., this on-campus museum...

Among the best university art museums in the U.S., this on-campus museum has a particularly fine collection of Asian art through the ages.

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Beautiful place

Nice place, quiet, low key, amzing moving art exhibit , and worth the visit, palring can be tough, and of course its free

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice place, quiet, low key, amzing moving art exhibit , and worth the visit, palring can be tough, and of course its free

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Chestnut Hill, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

This is a wonderful museum, which usually has interesting temporary shows, as well as a good permanent collection. We very much enjoyed the exhibit of Japanese wood block prints, and, as always, liked the Havemayer collection of Tiffany glass.

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Boone, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We were only able to spend a few hours at the museum, but were keen on seeing the Kabuki and African art rotating exhibits. Only disappointment was our short timeframe at the museum.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Every single piece of art in this museum worths a close look. Great place to visit. Loved the gift store as well.

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Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Our family was visiting the area because of a football game. We had some extra time, so decided to visit this museum. It was a great experience. There were many exhibits and works of art on several different levels. Our most difficult problem was to find parking within a sensible distance. We finally did find street parking with meters which... More 

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Russellville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This was my first visit since the expansion. The new addition is wonderful and is able to display more the University's art collection at one time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This is a fine collection housed in a relatively newly expanded museum, the new wing of which is alone worth a visit. Exhibitions are generally interesting; for my money, the contemporary art collection is the best feature of this eclectic museum. The suggested admission is $10. It is well worth that price.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

This museum is free and also worth the visit. Stop in if you are in the area. I was pleasantly surprised how extensive it is and wish I had actually planned my visit to allow more time. Really enjoyed the special exhibit going on with Photos of Elizabeth Taylor's house and dressing room, etc. You can see a wonderful Tiffany... More 

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South Lyon, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Right next to the law quadrangle. Lovely, open, well lighted. The exhibits are each relatively small, but precious and cover a wide range of cultures. Like there is a Tiffany exhibit - all of the elements came from one (exquisite) home. Easy to access, free, and worth the hour or so it takes to go through.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The small galleries on multiple levels hold some significant pieces. The two di Suvero pieces outside the main entrance prepares you for the diverse collection inside. There are works from early European to Asian to African to contemporary American. All are small collections but significant, none the less. Some of the artists represented include: Whistler, Pissaro, Gericault, Daumier, Delacroix, Ernst,... More 

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