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Muscatine Art Center

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Address: 1314 Mulberry Ave, Muscatine, IA 52761
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+1 563-263-8282

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Great stop for young and old alike

Honestly, I was a bit skeptical about this visit until we pulled up in front of this beautiful Edwardian home. While the home is under renovation, a very friendly and helpful... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Honestly, I was a bit skeptical about this visit until we pulled up in front of this beautiful Edwardian home. While the home is under renovation, a very friendly and helpful staffer went out of her way to give us a quick tour of the downstairs. She provided great detail of the history of the home, its owner and what... More 

Thank RobNewsguy
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6 reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were fortunate (or not) to visit while the home is undergoing a $2 million dollar restoration...all the paintings were down, glasses in cupboards but still able to see the beautiful workmanship of this home. The kitchen cupboards are as tall as a basketball player and the "Downton Abbey" bells for the servants are in the kitchen as well. Lovely... More 

Thank 429carlah
Chicago, Illinois
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205 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Went to this location when staying at a nearby B & B, interesting rooms with various pieces of art in each one. From pictures, dishes, more and run by local volunteers, with outside area.

Thank rose913
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54 reviews
32 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2015

Excellent small art center and museum. Beautiful setting and unbelievable art collection for such a small place in a small town. Always a new and exciting exhibit going on.

Thank itchyfeetIowa
Wilton, Iowa
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Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

I love my local art center! I captured a couple of pictures while visiting during their 50th Year Celebration! You can wander through the home of the Mussers, through the art galleries or take a break outside in the Chinese Garden. Weddings and other gatherings can also take place here. Admission is by donation only. I think you will be... More 

Thank Iowalacey999
Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

This is just an amazing trip through the opening doors of a beautifully preserved Edwardian Mansion in the heart of this historic river town to galleries devoted to the rich story of America's heartland in a variety of art forms, a peaceful family retreat from all the noise of amusement "theme parks." There may be nothing in the country quite... More 

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washington dc
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

Some generous individuals have gifted a large number of Impressionist paintings as well as Picasso etc. Not what you would expect to find in a small town art gallery or even a mid sized city. Truly a treasure with many treasures

Thank michaelRehwaldt
Muscatine, Iowa
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

My kids and I have enjoyed many a visit to this wonderful museum. The grounds are beautiful! Great place for photo ops. So many good memories of wonderful art classes and exhibits. A gem in a tiny town.

Thank ajelgatian
Muscatine, Iowa
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 26 January 2014

The art Center is a great part of Muscatine-from the exhibits to the art classes offered year round this place is something that is fun for the entire family. It is packed with art and historical venues.

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54 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2013

This museum may be small but it is packed with some awesome treasures! The building itself is a magnificent example of a home of the lumber barons and of past glory, and the grounds are lovely as well. The collections it holds are wonderful and the various exhibits are interesting, educational, and often spectacular.

Thank itchyfeetIowa

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