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The Snite Museum of Art

South Bend, IN
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Small but very good!

It is a perfect small art museum with some artifacts of Indian culture dating more than1000 years... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
South Bend, Indiana
Quite enjoyable!

I attended a 'poetry slam' here, and strolled through the museum as well! I plan on returning every... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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One of the best university art museums in the U.S., this museum at the University of Notre Dame features 18,000 pieces including a large religious collection and works representing the major periods in world art history.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a perfect small art museum with some artifacts of Indian culture dating more than1000 years ago. Several very good paintings. Of course, it is not Art Institute in Chicago, but for South Bend this place is a must see. No entrance fee.

Thank Joe7799
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I attended a 'poetry slam' here, and strolled through the museum as well! I plan on returning every time I'm in town to visit my daughter!

Thank tennisne12016
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is a small but very interesting gallery on the Notre Dame campus. There's plenty to see, the staff are friendly, and the presentation is excellent. But at the moment, I would very strongly recommend a beautiful and mesmerising video installation by Timothy Earl O'Neill...More

Thank MatildaOxford
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Located on the Notre Dame campus, this museum is an amazing eclectic collection of art. They have something for everyone to enjoy. Plan on spending several hours.

Thank pea1000
Reviewed 20 February 2017

…probably not worth a journey, there are certainly wonderful works that are worthy of deep consideration, though you need to wade through quite a lot of second rate stuff to find them. First, location: while the authorities see fit to pay $400 million to improve...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This is a fantastic venue with ever-changing displays. Underrated and not visited enough. Maybe this is good because when you visit, there is no crowd.

1  Thank samuel755
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Excellent collection in this art museum. Well arranged and definitely worth the tour for all ages. The various rooms with time periods of art was fascinating.

Thank Greatfeets
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Visited the museum several times and it very relaxing for a few hours when you're in South Bend--plus it is located right on the Notre Dame campus!

Thank MBSpit
Reviewed 1 May 2016

This is a free museum on the University of Notre Dame campus. We started out in the student art show in the back on the left. Very creative and fun. Then we went up to the permanent collection. There is a little bit of everything....More

2  Thank panama2000
Reviewed 11 February 2016

I discovered the museum 15 minutes before it closed, but the staff helped direct me to their favorite pieces, and I want to go back to see the rest. Beautiful space, knowledgable staff.

1  Thank Kami T
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