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Worcester Art Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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A taste of culture in Worcester

For those who love the arts, while in Worcester make a stop at WAM. A wonderful way to spend an... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rob M
World Famous Mid sized museum.

We can spend a whole day here. You get lost in it's beauty and treasures. Very interesting and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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This central Massachusetts museum houses a collection that includes works by European and American artists as well as Asian, Greek, and Roman art.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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55 Salisbury St, Worcester, MA 01609-3196
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Reviewed 3 days ago

For those who love the arts, while in Worcester make a stop at WAM. A wonderful way to spend an afternoon experiencing life outside the everyday world most of us live. A nice collection, a beautiful building and activities and programs for kids as well.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We can spend a whole day here. You get lost in it's beauty and treasures. Very interesting and great variety of VERY famous artists. Monet, Renoir, Benson, even Paul Revere..........

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to a Retirement Party here. The Catering was fabulous. The venue was quite nice. It felt very special

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bertabera
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of Worcester’s best kept secrets: a world class museum whose permanent collection is worth boasting about - from Sargent watercolors to fantastic Antioch mosaics - all housed in a handsome late 19th century building. Moreover, you can lunch at the museum’s cafe and take...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marjorie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an impressive collection of art in Central MA. The museum offers a variety of mostly paintings, beautifully displayed with informative signs. There are grand views of massive paintings, mosaic tiles, photographs and more. From medieval to modern, there is something for everyone in this...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ChathamMass
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In recent years the WAM acquired the collection of armor which had been housed in the Higgins Armory Museum (also in Worcester). A friend and I made the journey to the WAM (three hours round trip) to see the armor collection in its new home,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Worcester Art Museum is like a treasure hunt. Not all of the treasures in this museum jump right out at you, you need to look for them. This is the type of small museum that is worth visiting over and over so you can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ElisaLovesCats
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This used to be a pretty good museum.I enjoyed visiting it about once a year, maybe more often with new visitors. However, with a new director in recent years the exhibits of the permanent collection are disappointing. Most notably the display of American paintings, including...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank iluvsquirrels
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Went to Christmas concert and also enjoyed seeing the new exhibits. The new exhibits are always excellent and often innovative and fresh. The classic collections always excellent to see again and again.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ELANA43
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

We took in the Hudson River School paintings exhibition in one if its final days, and it was great. It also afforded the opportunity to re-visit this wonderful art museum. The WAM tends to get eclipsed by offerings in Boston, but is well worth a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Jaime P
28 August 2016|
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Prices are $16 for Adults, $14 for Seniors and Students. 1st Saturday of the month is free. 1st Weekend of the month is free for Bank of America cardholders. August 2018 is free for the whole month.
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25 August 2016|
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Good Morning!!!! Soup sounds good but have no idea if they sell a cookbook. I'm sure if you call the museum they could answer your question.
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5 October 2015|
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Starting in September 2018, the 1st Sunday each month will he free and not the 1st Saturday.
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