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Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art

1400 1st Ave N, Great Falls, MT 59401-3205
+1 406-727-8255
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Not worth the price, and it was free.

There's nothing in there. The only possible point of interest is that the building is an old... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2016
alexwolf2016
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Green Cove Springs, Florida
Good Local Art Gallery

I’m a fan of art museums and try to visit them during my frequent business travel. This is... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2016
ElaineAndGreg
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Chesterland, Ohio
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“old school” (4 reviews)
“trolley tour” (2 reviews)
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1400 1st Ave N, Great Falls, MT 59401-3205
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+1 406-727-8255
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

There's nothing in there. The only possible point of interest is that the building is an old (1900s) public school. If you went to a large, urban public school built in the 1900s, this building is identical, which is interesting in itself.

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Reviewed 1 August 2016

I’m a fan of art museums and try to visit them during my frequent business travel. This is actually a very good local art gallery (I'm not sure it's large enough to be considered a "museum"), but I don’t think it quite merits the rave...More

1  Thank ElaineAndGreg
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We always stop here when we are in Great Falls. It is a converted school and has art exhibits. There is a permanent exhibit of sculptures of people made out of branches and eclectic random pieces of trash. These were created by twin brothers who...More

1  Thank ReenieMD
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Took the Historical Trolley tour that started at this museum. We loved the trolley tour. The museum was interesting but there were a lot of rooms that were used for other activities that were not exhibits. The building is gorgeous and very historical inside, worth...More

1  Thank concertina61
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Absolutely love the outsider art exhibit of Lee Steen, and the Iraq war memorial. This visit the student art was a very positive note on the upcoming generation and their incredible talent.

1  Thank Jill B
Reviewed 15 February 2016

This is a gorgeous old building on the historic register, it houses displayed of many, mabpny artists and collections. It also has a bistro that is small in portion but good. The creaking floors remind us that this historical site has been here and utilized...More

1  Thank Andrea P
Reviewed 21 January 2016

An interesting collection of modern art located inside a historic old school that was built in the very late 1800's. While wandering through the main hall on the first floor Tracy Houck (the executive director) mistook me for someone she was meeting but then graciously...More

1  Thank Bryan Y
Reviewed 25 October 2015

This is funded historically by local business to keep it free. It is an old school, with stone and big windows, surrounded by streets, a small garden and with art, a gift shop and school art activitities. It also is used for parties, which I...More

1  Thank algologist
Reviewed 10 October 2015

The 1896 stone building that housed first a high school and then a junior high school now contains the Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art. While some gallery rooms have false walls covering the original classroom walls in order to preserve history and provide backgrounds...More

1  Thank A_Saunterer
Reviewed 2 September 2015

My Aunt and I visited the museum and especially enjoyed the art of found wood made into "people". Art, too, was very good.

2  Thank JoAnne2013
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