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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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Small but growing

The problem with a lot of large art museums is that you cannot possibly view their collections in a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JHinnecke
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Pickering, ON
Delightful museum

The Norton is always a pleasure to visit. Right now it's under a major reconstruction. Looking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
24marlal
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New York City
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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“on display” (30 reviews)
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1451 S Olive Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33401-7162
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"nice collection"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The problem with a lot of large art museums is that you cannot possibly view their collections in a single visit. That is not a problem with the Norton Art Museum, which features a collection of art which, while one of the largest in Florida,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Norton is always a pleasure to visit. Right now it's under a major reconstruction. Looking forward to when it's completed.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my nephew and I had never been to an art museum and I really enjoyed this. Especially the Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney sculpture display. A big renovation is underway and it will be beautiful when complete. Makes me want to grow more culturally!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Norton Museum of Art is under renovation right now, so just half is open. With the audio-guide, I saw it all in about 2 hours. An excellent permanent collection of American, European and Chinese art, along with exciting temporary exhibits. The current exhibit is...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The Norton Museum is worth a visit, especially this time when they were having the groundbreaking Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney sculpture show, not a very well known sculptor but one that is equal to the work of Rodin and should be better known. The museum is...More

1  Thank Richard C
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I see that some think the museum is closed while being renovated. Not true. It is open, just with limited exhibits, and perhaps hours. Today, there were actually three limited time exhibits plus some regular installations available. The restaurant and gift shop are closed, but...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

You should go right away as it is FREE right now while the museum is undergoing a large expansion. It only gets better at The Norton! The Norton is so important in so many ways it can not be underestimated. From giving back to the...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Norton is a wonderful museum even under construction. There is no admission fee while it is being worked on. Monthly they have a guest speaker. Very interesting talk on Chinese teapots and there copies. How they are made and copied, and how experts are fooled...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

The collection is very nice...lots of paintings from known artists. Free parking and a fee to enter. Worth the trip

Thank Richard A
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

The Norton Museum is currently in the middle of what appears to be a large expansion project that won't be completed until 2019 and significant portions of the collection were not displayed as a result - I would guess 50%, but have not been here...More

Thank Brendan S
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jploetz1
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
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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.
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