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The Butler Institute of American Art

524 Wick Ave, Youngstown, OH 44502-1213
+1 330-743-1107
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So Glad We Went!

My husband and I had some free time while on a weekend visit with my YSU son. We chose this art... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
tami u
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Lewis Center, Ohio
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Butler Surpasses Expectations

We took my 5 year old Granddaughter. I am a retired art teacher. But I truly didn’t know if she... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Wendy S
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524 Wick Ave, Youngstown, OH 44502-1213
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+1 330-743-1107
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"youngstown state university"
in 12 reviews
"museum is free"
in 6 reviews
"van gogh"
in 6 reviews
"free parking"
in 7 reviews
"main building"
in 3 reviews
"andy warhol"
in 4 reviews
"great collection"
in 4 reviews
"small city"
in 5 reviews
"native americans"
in 3 reviews
"on display"
in 5 reviews
"hidden gem"
in 6 reviews
"united states"
in 3 reviews
"glass enclosed"
in 2 reviews
"abraham lincoln"
in 2 reviews
"superb museum"
in 2 reviews
"cafe and gift shop"
in 2 reviews
"famous paintings"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had some free time while on a weekend visit with my YSU son. We chose this art museum after reading reviews on this site. It was a GREAT choice! This is one of those things I would call a hidden gem....More

Thank tami u
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We took my 5 year old Granddaughter. I am a retired art teacher. But I truly didn’t know if she would enjoy it, or be bored. She loved it.

Thank Wendy S
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

I didn't know what to expect for my first visit to the Butler. I was very pleasantly surprised to find a large variety of pieces on display and the beautiful facility made for a very enjoyable visit. I would definitely go back.

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

On of the best art museums in America. The best collection of American artists and the extras they add for shorter exhibits are great

Thank AntiqueFinderOH
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Collection: Checkout collection highlights before a trip to fully appreciate the range of the fine American art. Also special exhibits of high interest. A bit surprised to see trend to solicit donations for art restoration. I am so happy that I visited the gallery, but...More

Thank ArtsyGalBaltimore
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This museum is free but they do recommend a donation. They have many famous paintings from American artists and they do change them regularly. Right now they are displaying a Van Gogh that is on loan. Even a casual museum goer can spend at least...More

Thank amywX5694WV
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

The Butler Art Museum is a Youngstown treasure. I highly recommend locals and visitors to tour it at s leisurely pace do you miss nothing.

Thank 23kathleend
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

A varied and diverse collection of American art along with special exhibits from artists across the globe. Admission is free, parking is free and there is a beautiful, glass-enclosed cafe and gift shop attached.

Thank maryjF2233KK
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Interactive displays, permanent collections, children's museum, café, friendly docents and just a very calming enjoyable atmosphere.

Thank hjt666
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is such a great and exciting place to go to and see such fine and amazing art from past and current artits from around the world. Great for family trips as well as going alone to really spend time and absorb the beautiful works.

Thank Michael S
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There is no admission fee. They have boxes for donations. I gladly gave $10, which I viewed as a bargain, but there is no pressure of any sort to give anything. I would really encourage you to visit this very nice and... More
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