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Brooklyn Museum

200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238-6099
+1 718-638-5000
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The Brooklyn Museum is one of the largest art museums in the United States and one of the premier art institutions in the world.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238-6099
+1 718-638-5000
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved this museum. Much easier to cover in a day than the Met. Something for everyone. Though a lot of the exhibits are older art, it is modernly curated. The train entrance is right outside the museum. There are not a lot of places to...More

Thank Kendra L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The artifacts were awesome, the mummies, structures, the wax figures. They're all awesome to look at.

Thank Jéan F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The permanent collection is not as good as the Metropolitan Museum, but their temporary exhibits are excellent. In the last few years they've had super stars of the contemporary art world. Definitely check what they're showing, it's always interesting.

Thank letsgovamos
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take some time and visit this museum. Whether you are solo, or with kids with ranging ages from 6 to 12 there is something interesting for everyone. The entrance curtain is of particular interest.

Thank 687philip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a foreigner I found it difficult to locate. It's not all that close to the underground/over-ground railway that I took, but when you eventually find it, you'll have a great experience. My focus was on the Egyptian displays. Although they don't measure up to...More

Thank Missy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here twice and to me it's ok. Ok as in good stuff to see but I'm not into museums so I can't really get into too much expression but some will feel the same as do when you visit.

Thank QuanScott
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very eclectic museum with large variety of subjects. Big and beautiful building giving space to the exhibitions.

Thank Marc C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum goes far beyond what you'd expect. As another reviewer said, it is a jewel in the NYC museum scene. It has a wonderful collection of both decorative arts and traditional (think paintings and sculpture) arts. The exhibits change often and if you live...More

Thank Robyn S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an interesting museum, and we were fortunate enough to have had the ability to visit two special exhibits which were of particular interest to us, Georgia O'Keeffe and We Wanted a Revolution. Both were very well curated, even having seen a few Georgia...More

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Wife and I went to the Brooklyn Museum this past weekend and viewed the Georgia O'Keefe exhibit that was fascinating and extensive. The Brooklyn Museum is a great museum and a true Jewel of Brooklyn

Thank Dennis K
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Susan Nelson H
18 February 2016|
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Response from LavalB718 | Property representative |
You are certainly able to visit the Brooklyn Museum Via LIRR. LIRR has a package available with Brooklyn Museum, but feel welcome to pay upon arrival. The train stop is Atlantic Avenue Brooklyn Terminal. Available on some... More
Alexandra K
12 December 2015|
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Response from amyg352 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely worth the visit. Also Assyrian sculpture and artifacts.
Rochelle K
28 September 2015|
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Response from Antonina A | Reviewed this property |
Visit explorebk. com to check out prospect heights and crown heights - some favorites are Chavela's, Berg'n, and Mayfield.