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The Rockwell Museum

111 Cedar St, Corning, NY 14830-2632
+1 607-937-5386
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Really Good

This was an additional place why a combined ticket with the Corning Museum of Glass.There are art... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Toronto, Canada
A gem of a museum

We had no idea about this place, thought it had something to do with Norman Rockwell. Not. A... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Close to New York
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Art about the american experience -- the people, land and ideas that shape America through the eyes of American artists. Connect and reflect on the story of America through the eyes of American artists. The diverse collection of original American masterpieces includes a mix of contemporary Native American art alongside traditional bronze sculptures, landscape paintings and other works that embody America and the migration west. Kids and teens 17 and under are always free to The Rockwell -- specialized Art Hunts and our Family Exploration Studio make our museum the perfect destination for all ages. The Rockwell is named for our founding collectors, Bob and Hertha Rockwell, local business owners who amassed an incredible collection of American art and artifacts.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“western art” (101 reviews)
“american west” (35 reviews)
“rockwell museum” (53 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
111 Cedar St, Corning, NY 14830-2632
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an additional place why a combined ticket with the Corning Museum of Glass.There are art works by the most noted western artists past and present. Well worth going to. The ticket was for 2 days and can be combined with the Corning Museum...More

Thank 858geraldf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had no idea about this place, thought it had something to do with Norman Rockwell. Not. A wonderful museum of Western and Indigenous American art. Beautifully restored building with architecture that fits perfectly with the exhibits. Very good explanation of what we were seeing...More

Thank Midlandpark3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

amazing art and native american artifacts interactive for kids too. shuttle available from the corning glass then there is shopping and dining while in town

Thank Pat Rob H
Reviewed 7 December 2017

this is a very nice museum to visit if you are in the area, it has all sorts of history in there, i myself love the old artifacts and the buffalo i have been here several times over the years and i still enjoy going...More

Thank Alberta R
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Don’t be confused by the name: this is not the artwork of Norman Rockwell but the collection of western art by a Corning department store owner of a quality rarely seen outside the Western US. Corning should be proud of the gems on display: Russells,...More

Thank JanisB757
Reviewed 14 November 2017

If you don't like western art, stay away - it's all they have. The art on display was very impressive. In a very neat old building.

Thank Janet A
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Rockwell Museum in Corning NY. From the buffalo breaking through a second floor wall to the lovely terrace, the Rockwell holds so many treasures. Although the museum is small, its collection is remarkable, especially for those who recognize...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Lots of beautiful, familiar bronzes of the Old West, e.g., Remington Great large scale paintings of the West All of this and more are in the permanent collection. I was very surprised and even more pleased by this discovery.

Thank RHM48
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Not cheap and not that much to see but just enough to keep a young child interested for an hour or so and the kids’ activity room is better than most. Some good art on display and some stunning western landscapes.

Thank jwjg
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Worthwhile stop for an hour, or so. Interesting exhibits. Not a comprehensive history museum. Our visit coincided with two school groups, probably middle school. They were inappropriatley loud an many seemed completely disinterested.

Thank Michael N
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1 July 2017|
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Response from wrosev | Property representative |
Hi there, There is a parking lot free for our visitors, located directly behind the museum. We do a bus lane, and if it is open you are free to use it! Corning Musem of Glass also has ample parking, and there is a free... More
9 August 2016|
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Response from wrosev | Property representative |
Yes! We have multiple paintings by Albert Bierstadt on view, including the enormous "Mount Whitney"
9 August 2016|
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Response from Olle W | Reviewed this property |
No, I don't, but check the museum's website for more info. Also Wikipedia has some info on this.