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Norton Museum of Art

1451 S Olive Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33401-7162
+1 561-832-5196
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Best Small Museum east of the Mississippi

The original Norton Museum started from a private collection of Ralph Norton and his wife who... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Catherine M
Belle Glade, Florida
Touring a unique art perspetive

Great tour of a mans love of art. I'm not an art freak, so this was the second tour of an art... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Miles C
Abbotsford, Canada
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Founded in 1941 by Ralph Hubbard Norton and Elizabeth Norton, the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Florida, is internationally known for its distinguished collection, featuring American, Chinese, Contemporary, and European art, and Photography.
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  • Average6%
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1451 S Olive Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33401-7162
+1 561-832-5196
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The original Norton Museum started from a private collection of Ralph Norton and his wife who bought a private home and modified it into a museum that they donated to the city of West Palm Beach. The building has been expanded and renovated several times...More

1  Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great tour of a mans love of art. I'm not an art freak, so this was the second tour of an art museum in my life. The guide did a wonderful job of helping me appreciate a small piece of important history and the creativity...More

Thank Miles C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is amazing! The art work available is incredible. Definitely take advantage of having something like this so close. Artwork ranges from Picasso, to Matisse, to tons of new modern works. I would definitely recommend.

Thank 683kelli
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They are expanding the museum. While it's under construction. It's free admission everyday. They are closed on Monday's

Thank Where-2-go-4-help
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We were greatly impressed by the Classic artists as well as modernist impressionists. The museum was free (contributions accepted)--maybe because major renovations were taking place. The museum when completed should be one of the best in the South. In the meantime, make some time to...More

Thank Bob P
Reviewed 10 November 2017

They seem to have a knack of having the most interesting exhibits on display. The Egyptian rooms are fascinating but the rest of the Museum is a do not miss attraction in Palm Beach County.

1  Thank Peter L
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Many activities boating - dirt bike- trails- hiking - ball fields - pick nick great place to take family something for everyone

Thank Gerald G
Reviewed 8 November 2017

this small area museum, under construction is a marvel. the p.b. residents as always are very generous about sharing . i've been visiting here for years, and am always impressed with the offerings. everyone her is pleasant, helpful, and art wise. i always revisit my...More

Thank gwennc728
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

It is small but getting bigger. It is free right now. The artwork is outstanding quality from the best artists. It is small however. I will return.

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 27 July 2017

The permanent collection is thanks to donors from the Palm Beaches spectacular for such a small local art museum. The shows are well curated and alwys of good taste and quality.

1  Thank Thomas K
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22 March 2017|
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Response from Grease63 | Reviewed this property |
There are restaurants close by in City Place; Mellow Mushroom (pizza), Cheesecake factory, Moes. Then on Clematis are other restaurants from bar and grills to more upscale
12 January 2017|
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Response from margatemensch2016 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure.The Norton Art Museum is open,but they are in the process of renovation.Currently,admission to the Norton is free.I have spent many wonderful days at the Norton,since I moved to Florida in 1979.