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Minnesota Marine Art Museum

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Address: 800 Riverview Dr, Winona, MN 55987-2272
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Great art museum in little Winona

Who would know Winona has a great art museum that includes some paintings from well-known artists such as Van Gogh, Picasso, Monet, Cézanne and Homer, as well as one of three... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
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St. Paul, MN
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St. Paul, MN
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Who would know Winona has a great art museum that includes some paintings from well-known artists such as Van Gogh, Picasso, Monet, Cézanne and Homer, as well as one of three paintings of Washington Crossing the Delaware? My wife, daughter and I visited the museum and were amazed at the art collection available to see. The admission price is very... More 

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Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Very surprised to find this gem! Wonderful collection that we were definitely not expecting to find in this smaller museum. Monet, Renoir, Mattisse, Van Gogh, Picasso, Homer......Couldn't believe it! Alot of the collection is private/permanent. We visited during the Jack Gray exhibit...a must see. Keep up the great work MMAM!

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

A small-town rich guy's collection of water-related artwork. Located on a truck route in what appears to be an industrial zone.

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Mayville, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We were all pleasantly amazed with the quality of work in this little gem of a museum! Highly recommended!

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Minneapolis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

While a small museum off the beaten path is well worth the visit as it has world class art well presented.

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Minneapolis
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

My last visit to the Minnesota Marine Art Museum in August was just as great as all the visits before it. I continue to discover new gems in their collection that I somehow missed in earlier visits and the special exhibit this time was fascinating.

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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This museum is such a treasure to have in a town the size of Winona. Not so big that you are overwhelmed, but a world-class collection of art. The permanent collection is always worth seeing and the special exhibits are always nice, too. A must see/do when in Winona.

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Los Angeles
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

This unassuming building houses a world class collection of fine art. I was blown away by the number of world renowned artists represented here. They have Picasso, Renoir, Cezanne, Mondrian, Seurat, Matisse, Gaugin, Kandinsky, Homer, Audubon, Cassatt, Wyeth (both Andrew and Jamie), Degas, Van Gogh, and many more. I highly recommend visiting this museum. Someone we met in Rochester, MN... More 

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Hannibal, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 23 December 2016

To my surprise, there is an art museum on the outside of Winona filled with great pieces. Many great works and also artifacts related to the Titanic. They have a Picasso. I went for the marine tattoo display which was unique and informative. I highly recommend a visit for people who have appreciation for art.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

The Marine Art Museum was an unexpected gem. The title doesn't capture the breadth of its exhibits. While all the art has some connection to water, it can be tenuous, which provides a wonderful viewing experience, in a beautifully designed and constructed space.

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