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Haggerty Museum of Art

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Address: 13th and Clybourn Sts., Milwaukee, WI
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Good but very small

I love that this museum is free, and the quality of the artwork it shows is very nice. The only thing is that it doesn't have very much, so you can do it in about 10 minutes. In... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 July 2013
Barbara A
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Corona, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed visiting the Haggerty Art Museum at Marquette University. Nice staff and excellent collection. Plus, it was free.

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Corona, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed visiting the Haggerty Art Museum at Marquette University. Nice staff and excellent collection. Plus, it was free.

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near Milwaukee, WI
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

This art museum is on the Marquette University campus, and it's free! Free parking is available too. The special exhibit was a large collection of Chagall's Biblical prints. The permanent collection also leans Biblical, but often with an unusual twist. One section is made up of Biblical figures in modern attire and contemporary settings. Overall it's an eclectic selection with... More 

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Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

This museum is very small and only has 3 small exhibits, currently. I did enjoy the exhibit of Biblical sketches, but other than that it wasn't a very exciting visit. But of course, since it is free, you really can't complain! There is plenty of visitor parking on the Marquette campus and it was nice to walk around the campus... More 

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Jackson, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2014

It was a cold snowy day in Milwaukee that we decided to check out the Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University. The place was the perfect size for a short afternoon. Spent a little over an hour exploring the place. Talked with the student volunteers who were all very friendly. Exhibits were well done and covered interesting themes. Art... More 

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Cahokia, Illinois
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2013

Lovely venue strolling from free parking on the Marquette campus ( blink and you miss Lot J) Fall foliage and crisp air set calming tone for museum. Mulitple floored museum but sparse on the art and admittedly I came in with my art cynical self so it was more a mocking of the modern art. Everyone can find something they... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2013

I love that this museum is free, and the quality of the artwork it shows is very nice. The only thing is that it doesn't have very much, so you can do it in about 10 minutes. In order to make the visit worthwhile, take a stroll across the campus and see the Joan of Arc chapel too. If you... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2013

Great little museum but lack of parking makes it difficult to visit here. They also don't seem to advertise special exhibits to the general public.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2011

The collection on display is outstanding. As the previous reviewer said, "it's small but packs a punch." My problem is that it's too small. I cannot possibly give the Haggerty 5/5 after seeing the truly outstanding collections at other universities like Case Western and University of Buffalo. The Haggerty is definitely worth a visit, but don't plan on spending more... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2008

This very small art museum on the campus of Marquette University has some fine Old Master paintings.I especially enjoyed their works by;Ridolfo Ghirlandaio,Giampietrino,Gilles Mostaert,Juan Correa de Vivar,and Francesco Trevisiani.I also saw a fine Impressionistic work,"La Machine de Marly" by Gustave Caillebotte.Personal favorites were;Gillis Mostaert's"Christ's Entry Into Jerusalem",Francesco Trevisiani's"Saint Peter in Penitence",Gustave Caillebotte's"La Machine de Marly",and Salvador Dali's"Madonna at Port Llugat".Because... More 

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