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Portland Museum of Art

7 Congress Sq, Portland, ME 04101-1119
+1 207-775-6148
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Gem of a Museum

This is really a gem of a museum! The museum itself is a beautiful building that lends itself well... read more

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MomRocco
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Chicago, IL
Delightful Museum

The museum has a small (caveat - I am from New York City) but lovely collection and exhibitions. I... read more

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With an extensive permanent collection and nationally renowned exhibitions, the Portland Museum of Art is rightfully taking its place as the best regional museum in the country. The PMA boasts a considerable permanent collection, with beloved works of American, European, and Contemporary art, as well as significant holdings of Maine art-highlighting the rich artistic tradition of the state and its artists. The museum brings it all to life with unparalleled programming. From special member-only events, free school tours, and a commitment to family activities, to PMA Movies, curator talks, and exclusive tours of the Winslow Homer Studio-it's all happening at the PMA.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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7 Congress Sq, Portland, ME 04101-1119
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Reviewed yesterday

This is really a gem of a museum! The museum itself is a beautiful building that lends itself well to displaying art. I especially liked the sense of whimsy created as you start your trip with paper mache birds hanging from the ceiling. There was...More

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Reviewed yesterday

The museum has a small (caveat - I am from New York City) but lovely collection and exhibitions. I thought all the rooms were nicely curated, with good lighting and positioning of artwork. and descriptions/explanations. Even the guards were pleasant and a few approached us...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Its only 4 floors but packed with beautiful art and a nice way to spend a couple hours, nice restaurant on bottom floor

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I specifically went to the museum to see the works of Winslow Homer, Andrew Wyeth, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Mary Cassatt. There were other wonderful works and the displays are nicely done. Everyone was helpful. For the size of the collection, I thought the admission price...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was a rainy day in Portland so we decided to go to Portland Museum of Art. A bad day turned to be great one!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The PMA is well worth a visit. It has some jems: Joan Miro, John Singer Sargent, Picasso pottery [ who knew ] and the restored mansion. Give it a try on free Friday. You won't be disappointed.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

For a town the size of Portland, their art museum is quite stunning. Wonderful collection of artwork that kept us in continual anticipation of what we might find in one room after another. There are a lot of things to see in Portland, the Museum...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Portland Museum of Art with my family ( ages 55,50, 21,18,and 17) and found there was a very varied and interesting collection. The complex is a combination of old and modern, incorporating a couple of historic buildings at the back of the facility...More

Thank Ken W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went Friday after 4pm, free! Not sure what the admission price is, but if it was over $10- not sure that it would be worth it. Saw the Biennial exhibit which was nice- offered some videos/movies but they were like 15-30 mins each. Passed on...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went in on a chilly day to visit. I wasn't expecting much but found the artwork interesting enough to unexpectedly spend several hours here. I wouldn't say it's a must do, but if you like art and want to get out of the elements,...More

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I went on line. The PMA will be open Friday, Dec 16, from 11 a.m. until 8. It is also open the following day, Saturday, Dec 17, from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Admission is $15/adult; $13 senior; $10 student with ID; free under... More
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