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Chazen Museum of Art

750 University Ave, Madison, WI 53706-1411
+1 608-263-2246
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I’m not an art museum per se, but this is a sweet little museum that is free to the public. Parking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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It was only ok

The inside of the building is well designed but I have been to a lot of museums and was honestly a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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This art museum's impressive collection includes, prints, photographs, paintings and sculptures from prehistoric times to modern day. Special exhibitions showcasing local artists take place throughout the year.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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750 University Ave, Madison, WI 53706-1411
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I’m not an art museum per se, but this is a sweet little museum that is free to the public. Parking is an absolute hassle.

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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for visiting the museum and providing your feedback.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The inside of the building is well designed but I have been to a lot of museums and was honestly a bit dissapionted. There were some pretty cool modern art pieces but the amount of older art left a bit to be desired. I also...More

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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the museum, Adam N. I am sorry that you were a bit disappointed with the experience. If there is anything that we could do to make your visit more enjoyable, please feel free to reach out to the museum directly.

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

This venue is great for both adults and children (at least 5 years old). Large variety of art to look at and you can't beat the free price.

Thank Kathy N
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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you for visiting the museum! We hope to see you again soon, Kathy N!

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

A great spot to visit while in Madison. Multi level with many contemporary art pieces and some very avant-garde acquisitions. Visited the samurai event in the summertime, very well curated and was lucky to have been able see it.

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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thank you for visiting. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review!

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

A wonderful facility with a collection of work that covers nearly every medium, genre, and culture. The temporary exhibit was Aborigine Art. This alone was educational and impressive. The art was exhibited well with adequate lighting and space to view. Sufficient benches were available for...More

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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for reviewing and visiting the museum! We are glad you enjoyed your visit. The Aboriginal Art exhibition is on display through April 22nd.

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Reviewed 26 January 2018

After the recent renovation and expansion opened, I took a well traveled art friend who had not been to the Chazen previously. He was impressed with it's collections for a city the size of Madison. The Chazen is a true art gem for Madison. The...More

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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you for supporting the Chazen Museum of Art. We appreciate you taking the time to review the museum and hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Very complete museum - I was impressed and pleasantly surprised. Had a wide range of styles/periods. My teenage daughter (who is artistically inclined) loves going there. Definitely recommend if you are into art.

Thank BizHappy
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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Thank you for writing a review! So glad that you and your daughter enjoy the collection.

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

I don’t know how we missed this museum on previous visits to Madison. Will certainly go back again. Do take a moment to browse their website before you go to learn more about their permanent collection and temporary exhibits.

Thank GreetPVB
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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for your review GreetPVB! We hope you will come back again soon!

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

We didn't expect Madison to have such a very nice museum, with that kind of art collections. we really loved it.

Thank Lisa R
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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Thanks for visiting the museum Lisa! So happy you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

The Chazen has a beautiful art collection! While I was not very impressed with the current temporary exhibit, the rest of the museum made up for it. Definitely a must see for Wisconsin art enthusiasts, plus it's free! The only thing I wouldn't recommend is...More

Thank Miranda B
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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Thank you for your review Miranda. Glad you had a nice visit to the museum. The Chazen Museum is now doing a monthly program for families called "Art Spin". The next art spin will be on February, 10th 12-3pm. The theme is Australia and visitors...More

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Linda M
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It's about a 5 minute walk: cab would take much longer but about the same travel time if not more.
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Free!
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Admission is always free.
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