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Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

700 N 12th St, Franklin & Twelfth Streets, Wausau, WI 54403-5007
+1 715-845-7010
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Love the changing traveling exhibits

We go there once in a while to see the traveling exhibits. They are usually there for a few... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jerry B
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Schofield, Wisconsin
A CONTEMPORARY EXHIBIT of QUILTS & WOOD

This show runs through February 25th, and worth the time to view these innovative works of art... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mary M
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Wisconsin Rapids, United States
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700 N 12th St, Franklin & Twelfth Streets, Wausau, WI 54403-5007
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"sculpture garden"
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"traveling exhibits"
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"the lower level"
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"children's area"
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"bird exhibit"
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"free admission"
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"exhibits change"
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"through november"
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"beautiful grounds"
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"few months"
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"hands on activities"
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"audio tour"
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"donations are accepted"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go there once in a while to see the traveling exhibits. They are usually there for a few months. This time it was wood and quilts. I found the wood quite interesting while my daughter preferred the quilts and my wife liked both.

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Amy B, other at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and for encouraging others to do so, too! We hope you'll return soon and often.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This show runs through February 25th, and worth the time to view these innovative works of art. Fascinating works that make you think--how did they do that? Colorful quilts are complimented by the woods from around the world. Practical,smaller pieces (wine corks, pens, key fobs)...More

Thank Mary M
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Amy B, other at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for continuing to let others know about the Quilts & Wood exhibitions currently on view and encouraging them to visit soon. We hope you'll visit again often to experience other exciting exhibitions planned throughout the year.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Leigh Yawkey is a top notch art museum and one of the best in the U.S. WOW and it is in Central Wisconsin!! Their exhibits this January/February 2018 are exceptional. While you may not be into quilting or woodworking, you will be amazed at the...More

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Amy B, other at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely comments and for continuing to share your enthusiastic words with others, encouraging them to visit. We hope you'll return soon and often!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you are in Wausau, check this place out. Not only is it free (how can you go wrong), but they change out the exhibits. I go here once a year when in town skiing with my wife. We absolutely love it!

Thank joshfrederickson11
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Amy B, Marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your encouraging comments and for continuing to share them widely with others. We hope you will visit again soon, while you’re in the area skiing and other times, too, and often!

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

I would highly recommend a visit to Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum. Great wildlife art and a wonderful facility overall.

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Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you very much for widely sharing your recommendation with others, encouraging them to visit. We hope you'll return often, too!

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful museum with a great mix of eclectic exhibits. A visit to this museum should be included in every visit to Wausau. Great weekend hours and free admission!

Thank keewest75
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Amy B, marketing and communications managert at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Thank you for your lovely comments and for encouraging others to visit the Museum during each Wausau visit. We invite those who live in the area to visit often, too!

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This place is a true gem. We always enjoy our visits to this museum. The exhibits are outstanding, without fail. They offer activities for children which are great. We often go on Sundays just to walk the grounds and enjoy the serenity.

Thank Laura B
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Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2017

We're thrilled that you visit often; thank you for encouraging others to do so, too, through continuing to share your good words here and elsewhere. Enjoy your upcoming visits!

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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Visited this past fall to view the birds in art exhibit. Just beautiful. I highly recommend it. Plan on going back in the summer to view the displays in the garden. And it's free, always. What better way to spend time with family and enjoy...More

Thank Dawn S
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Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Thank you for sharing your enthusiasm for the Woodson Art Museum and encouraging others to visit. You're absolutely right that this is a terrific place to visit with friends and family; the Quilts & Wood exhibitions, on view through Feb. 25, 2018, are perfect for...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017

This museum is extremely nice. Unique. Children's area. Wildlife art. Travelling exhibits. Beautiful grounds, weather permitting.

Thank marlow54
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Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Thank you for letting others know about what you appreciate and we hope you'll return soon and often!

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Great collection of art relating to birds. The annual Birds in Art exhibit is top notch. This is a hidden gem in north central Wisconsin.

Thank Larry J
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Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Thank you for sharing your good words, encouraging others to visit, too.

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Response from alohagal1949 | Reviewed this property |
About an hour is enough to see the chairs exhibit. Other galleries are bird art that is dependent on your interest. The outside grounds are worth seeing in warm weather which shouldn't take more than 1/2 hours. If you... More
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