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Washington County Museum of Fine Arts

401 Museum Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21740-6495
+1 301-739-5727
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This is an inspiring place to visit. Situated in the City Park, which is beautiful. Accommodates... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Connie Y
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Falling Waters, United States
A world class "gem".

An unexpected, very high quality, "world class" museum located in western Maryland in Hagerstown... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
ekimrendrag
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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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The WCMFA is a strong community anchor enhancing cultural opportunities, destination tourism, civic engagement, and economic vitality. Established in 1931 and dedicated to collecting, preserving and interpreting works of art for citizens from the four-state region, and national and international visitors, the WCMFA is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. The Museum is open six days a week, 52 weeks per year, offering free admission to a nationally recognized art collection, changing notable exhibitions, and numerous lively programs, educational offerings, and concerts. The Museum’s art collection includes over 6,500 works of art in the fields of American Art, world cultures, and art of the region. Changing exhibitions bring works of art from national and international sources to the region along with exhibitions recognizing regional artists.
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401 Museum Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21740-6495
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is an inspiring place to visit. Situated in the City Park, which is beautiful. Accommodates groups too

Thank Connie Y
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

An unexpected, very high quality, "world class" museum located in western Maryland in Hagerstown, Md. Although I used to live in Hagerstown (71 years), I still maintain my membership there because I like to visit there as often as I can and, it deserves my...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

For a community the size of Hagerstown this is a very good collection including three Rodin pieces which were very impressive as well as other works from very well know artists including William Merritt Chase and several of the Peales. The museum itself is very...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

The museum is located ideally in City Park of Hagerstown. When entering the museum you are greeted in a beautiful foyer. Although, it wasn’t a large building which allowed us to experience all the exhibits without feeling rushed. They incorporated modern technology very well. It...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

My Mother is an artist visiting from Pittsburgh Pa. What better way to celebrate her birthday then to take her to see art.The museum is in the Hagerstown city park with a large pond with swans and other water fowl.The courtyard to the museum is...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Great place for a class field trip! Kids-only section, lots of hands-on crafts on display in an exclusive area. Classroom environment is a semi-private section just for kids where they can create and display their art. Adults can browse hundreds of unique historical displays and...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were "downstate" for our post Christmas tour of the area, and stopped this time to see the temporary exhibit of illuminated manuscripts. The exhibit was great and staff helpful and friendly. The museum has 6500 items in their inventory and change...More

Thank Clint B
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Add a little bit of culture to your life and visit this quaint museum. While you're visiting the park, this is a good place to stop in for a view of the art and decor.

Thank Kim S
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Wow! The cultural trail in HagerstownMD is incredible. I had no idea that such a trail existed in a downtown, semi-rural town area. The planning that went into this is very obvious. Crossing streets is easy in the trail, pathway is thought out, the attractions...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

This lovely museum in a park setting has an excellent collection of paintings and sculpture. The collection is particularly strong in Hudson River School American paintings and regional contemporary works.

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