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Washington County Museum of Fine Arts

401 Museum Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21741
+1 301-739-5727
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Amazing Art Museum

We are so glad we stopped here. We don't go out of our way to go to art museums, but since I had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fairfax, Virginia
Surprisingly good art museum

Obviously, you can't compare an art museum in Hagerstown to the Met; taken for what it is, the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Zach F
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The WCMFA is a strong community anchor enhancing cultural opportunities, destination tourism, civic engagement, and economic vitality. Established in 1931 and dedicated to collecting, preserving and interpreting works of art for citizens from the four-state region, and national and international visitors, the WCMFA is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. The Museum is open six days a week, 52 weeks per year, offering free admission to a nationally recognized art collection, changing notable exhibitions, and numerous lively programs, educational offerings, and concerts. The Museum’s art collection includes over 6,500 works of art in the fields of American Art, world cultures, and art of the region. Changing exhibitions bring works of art from national and international sources to the region along with exhibitions recognizing regional artists.
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401 Museum Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21741
+1 301-739-5727
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are so glad we stopped here. We don't go out of our way to go to art museums, but since I had read so many great reviews about this one, we stopped here. We are so glad that we did. There was a variety...More

Thank Motherhen03
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Obviously, you can't compare an art museum in Hagerstown to the Met; taken for what it is, the Washington County museum is a great small art museum. The story behind the museum's founding is quite interesting and is covered in the displays. American art is...More

Thank Zach F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum has everything anyone could want. Gorgeous installations in a exquisite location. It has been home to many events and is the perfect setting for an afternoon of learning and self reflection. If you come to Hagerstown, Md, this is a must see.

1  Thank Lori M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have visited the Washington Country Museum many times, and can't wait to come back. It has amazing paintings and art work, especially for a small city. In its own right, this museum is just as enjoyable as the National Gallery of...More

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my granddaughter to the museum. We both thoroughly enjoyed it. The whole exhibit and layout was well done, interesting, and held my granddaughter's interest (age 9).

Thank Wes G
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This wasn't our first visit, and each visit has been satisfying. Two hours is a good amount of time to cover both permanent collection and special exhibits. The collection is broad and reflects the interests of the couple who originally founded and financed the museum....More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I have been there many times and always enjoy the displays they have. Each month they change featured items and admission is free other then a donation box. You can spend a hour or more looking at their wonderful displays. Then take a walk in...More

Thank Daniel O
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

I've taken my kids here 3 or 4 times. We enjoy it. There's a busy of Lincoln that was done by the artist who did Mt Rushmore. There's a Rodin sculpture and a Norman Rockwell painting. There's Tiffany glassware and local pieces. The atrium is...More

Thank Erin M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Had to compete with a duck trying to enter this small county museum. It's located in the city park overlooking a small lake. The museum displays old masters, American landscapes, ashcan and abstract art. Also may decorative pieces. A few small Rodin structures are scattered...More

1  Thank John N
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This museum is adjacent to the city park in hagerstown, it isnt overly large but they keep it in pristine condition and do a nice job rotating various displays throughout the year

1  Thank d a m
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