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Minneapolis Institute of Art

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Free, for the permanent exhibits. Great restaurants nearrby

The museum is reasonably close to downtown Minneapolis. It has interesting permanent displays that... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
evanshadduck
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Top quality exhibits + gluten-free food!

This museum has a wonderful collection of recognizable artists. And, it must be noted, carefully... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Areyouhere
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Travel through 4,000 years of world history as you view more than 80,000 works of sculpture, photography, paintings, drawings and prints.
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2400 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum is reasonably close to downtown Minneapolis. It has interesting permanent displays that are free to view, in my opinion they are worth an hour here-and-there (we keep going back) and then an easy walk or drive to the west (Nicollet Avenue), for supper....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This museum is much larger than I had anticipated. And it contains a wide variety of art. Since we were on a tight schedule, my husband and I decided to only view the Modern and Contemporary wings of the library. I really loved how the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This museum has a wonderful collection of recognizable artists. And, it must be noted, carefully chosen art that fills in the galleries with visual treasures. The collection of Asian art is fine. Most impressive to me was the labeling which veered away from minimalist to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum has something for everyone, a truly diverse collection that in many ways rivals the best museums I have visited around the world. There are a wide range of different exhibitions, from impressive collections of Asian art/artefacts (from ancient to modern) to exhibitions of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very impressive Asia and Buddhist art, covering the ancient to contemporary. They have a Japanese tea ceremony house. I was amazed by their quality and quantity of the collection. Highly recommend visiting.

1  Thank Keiko Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

MIA is a wonder every time. The exhibits are always excellent, it is spacious and grand, even the building itself is a work of art. It is very accessible and easy to navigate, I have accompanied an group of elderly women a few times as...More

1  Thank Mairead K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We returned after a three year gap and found many exhibits that were new to us and everywhere we were enthralled. Native Indian artists appear to have been embraced with well-justified enthusiasm by the MIA curators. Well done.

Thank John C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! This spring I was at the National Gallery in Washington DC and saw a sculpture that knocked my socks off. It was a veiled woman but done in marble and the way the artist manipulated the stone, the veil looked translucent due to a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of interesting art arranged bt period or themed rooms. Parking garage was very close & inexpensive. We spent about 3 hours there. Loved the prairie room.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was staying in the hostel next door and was glad to have something close to do. I went around 6pm and stayed till closing at 9pm and still had to run thru the 3rd floor much more quickly than I would have. Tons to...More

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sunshineseeker2
27 June 2018|
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Response from NZSITM | Reviewed this property |
Just come and explore. On our weekday visit in late May, we saw 6-8 yellow school buses parked outside and a lot of students of all ages roaming around the whole place. The teachers and guides took them everywhere. Since the... More
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loebarb
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Response from mushroomjar | Reviewed this property |
Maybe post this question via the "Contact Us" page on the MIA website.
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Response from JuergenK161 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is an audio guide app available for purchase.
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