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Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

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Address: 1934 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38104
Phone Number: +1 901-544-6200
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Wed 10:00 - 16:00
Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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The state's oldest and largest art museum.

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My wife and I like to visit art museums. This one turned out to be one of the best that we have visited in a number of years. We just happened to go here on a day when admission... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
IverJohnson
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I like to visit art museums. This one turned out to be one of the best that we have visited in a number of years. We just happened to go here on a day when admission was free and they had the Red Grooms exhibits. The staff was just wonderfully helpful in guiding us through the various... More 

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Thank IverJohnson
Tiburon, California
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You will enjoy the variety of art shown here. In the foyer were unique and modern ballet dancers conveying the artist's messages. In many inner rooms you'll see elegant furnishings, including gorgeous furniture and elegant paintings. In addition you'll see more interesting modern work.

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Thank Gallicchio
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Nice wide range of art here. The staff was awesome! I met a super nice guy named Rahleecoh, he is very intelligent and knows a lost about art. Let this guy run the museum! Overall a great visit. thanks!

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Thank jkeen77
Detroit
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

The Brooks is a beautiful place to visit, but the collection was not the best. Still, a fun break from the hot July sun.

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Thank Warriorwoman33
Memphis, Tennessee
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

There is always something new at the Brooks! There are family days (usually free) and special movie days. The permanent collection has something for everyone. There is a special room for children with several activities on the third floor.

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Thank Susan475605
Menomonee Falls
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

If you are an art lover, this is a great stop. It is free on Wednesdays. There is some great pieces with some local artists. Unfortunately it is under renovating so some of it is closed off. The building is beautiful in itself.

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Thank Nicole A
Clarksdale, Mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

This is a nicely run museum. The permanent collection is a little too broad for my taste - tries to do a bit too much with its resources. But they do a very good job of attracting and sometimes curating special exhibitions and events, some of which are quite quirky. The Museum's annual Dia del los Muertos party is tremendous... More 

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Thank Eric S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We are living the medieval and Renaissance displayed offer at the museum.. The three lovely flood of display was both enjoyable and modern with so much to offer. Beautiful displays of painting, China and more was offered in the medieval and renaissance floor was encouraging. They had a lovely interactive art room for all ages, and it was nice to... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

We have visited the Brooks many times through the years but it had been a while. We enjoyed the permanent collections but the exhibit by local and surrounding high school students was incredible. We have some great artists to look forward to in the future. Thanks Brooks for showcasing their works. It was a great way to spend a Sunday... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Tucked in a scenic park area - there's street parking in walking distance. It should be noted only a handful of exhibit rooms were open. Most were either under renovation or in the midst of installation. So there was not much to see. It looks like there will be a cafe store and many exhibits when they are done. If... More 

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