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Museum of Nebraska Art

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Address: 2401 Central Ave, Kearney, NE 68847-4501
Phone Number: +1 308-865-8559
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We stopped in based on an advertisement about a fund raising event-stopped at a wool display and bought dryer "balls." They are great. But we really enjoyed the artistic... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Linda B
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Ithaca, Nebraska
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Ithaca, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in based on an advertisement about a fund raising event-stopped at a wool display and bought dryer "balls." They are great. But we really enjoyed the artistic displays in the museum. Especially the puppet room-lots of history in this room.

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Kearney, NE
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The art exhibits in MONA are changed frequently so repeat visits are highly recommended. The building is a former U.S. Post Office with a lot of marble.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed this visit. Lots of eclectic artist and exhibits and as this was my second visit (about 1 year) there were new things to see.

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Kearney, Nebraska
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

The artists works displayed here are either born in Nebraska, lived in Nebraska, studied in Nebraska, or their art is about Nebraska. I actually work here and enjoy the displays. There is a nice Gift Shop that is run by volunteers. The items in there are mostly from local artists.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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175 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

This was a great place to kill some time while we were in Kearney. My son and I stopped here and enjoyed the Nebraska art and sculptures. It is free of charge and is a hidden treasure in the downtown area. I really loved the art with the pictures of women from the 1800s. I do not know much about... More 

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Kearney, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Excellent museum of Nebraska art. Artists have Nebraska ties, either travelling through, residence, or birth. Various galleries, changing exhibits. I stop by every few months to view "what's new!" Never disappointed.

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Troy, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

There was a quilt exhibit going on while we were there and it was excellent. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Highly recommend!

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Medford, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Loved the architecture of the the museum. It is worth the stop alone. Some really nice Nebraska art. Of course the main display changes from time to time. Would stop again. Beats classic cars and the ARCH.

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

The exhibit "Deeply Rooted" is a really amazing display of quilts. I also enjoyed the American Art on display as well as the featured art of talented Nebraskan artist Alicia Cleaver. The museum is free and worth a visit for all ages.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Saw a sign for this museum on interstate 80 just before Kearney while doing a long cross country drive and decided to follow my muse. It turned out to be a wonderful surprise and a great way to spend two hours. The museum is housed in a beautifully restored post office building of the grand old type. The art is... More 

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