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American Museum of Western Art

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Address: 1727 Tremont Pl, Denver, CO 80202-4006
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Audio tour provides worthwhile insights to collection

I think I learned more about western art at this museum than at other larger museums I have visited. The audio tour covered not only artists, but changing styles and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
carlas51
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Gainesville, Florida
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Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I think I learned more about western art at this museum than at other larger museums I have visited. The audio tour covered not only artists, but changing styles and representations of subjects.

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great art museum of western art from early to modern. Well worth a visit . Displayed in a former house of ill repute. A part of Denver's history.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

If a billionaire let you into his house for a tour of his private art collection, you would be foolish to say no. This collection tells the story of the American West and contains a wonderful collection of artists and works. The audio tour is excellent and included in the $5 price.

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Denver, CO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We had an hour to view this museum and could easily have spent 2 or 3 hours here if we had the time. Very beautiful and extensive collection of western art covering about 200 years and many different styles and subjects of paintings. Beautifully displayed. Audio tour very helpful. We loved it and will be back. Be sure to check... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is the art collection of the billionaire Phillip Anschutz, it's a remarkable collection of the best of the best of art of the American West.This is one of Denver's finest art collections and certainly one of the best in the US. If you can visit, try to make a reservation first, we did and it was easy. Friendly staff,... More 

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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

I was in Denver for a business trip and while out walking around the city noticed a unique little building amongst the towers. Luckily the museum was open and I was able to take a tour back in time to view an impressive collection of early western art. My favorite paintings depicted the artists positive observations of tribal ceremonies and... More 

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Thank Sarah M
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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Delightful intimate museum and very friendly staff. Many excellent paintings, especially struck by first large scene on R entering 2nd floor by Dodge.

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

What an incredible collection of American western art from the early 19th century through the modern era. Nicely displayed and with an excellent audio guide, this museum will blow you away with the depth and quality of the art. Also, located in a wonderful Victorian building in the heart of Denver, really a must visit for anyone interested in the... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

Very interesting to see art that was made in the 1800-1990's. The audio portion of the tour gives background to the artist's history and where the art was derived from.

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Georgia
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

Husband is a history department chair and saw several original works of art that he has shown pictures of in class. Very impressed with the portrait of George Washington

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