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The Hunter offers amazing architecture, a stunning permanent collection and exciting temporary exhibitions, a museum store and café by Dipped Fresh. The Hunter Museum focuses on American art from the Colonial period to the present day. The variety...more
All reviews permanent collection old mansion special exhibit tennessee river modern wing free admission on display traveling exhibits three buildings great collection blown glass overlooking the river beautiful building glass bridge nice gift shop rainy day downtown chattanooga
Loved strolling through this place. Amazing collection of American art. Really enjoyed the antebellum home filled with amazing art. The building on the far right was closed but still were there for about 2 hours strolling through the collection.
Very nice art museum with a lot of different mediums. I love glass and was very surprised to see a special exhibit focusing on glass and other areas where glass was highlighted. Some beautiful paintings also.
I enjoyed my visit to this museum. It’s a very nice place in a great location and they have done a terrific job of blending the new part of the museum with the old mansion.
It’s worth the $15 admission to walk around this place...More
Who knew that Chattanooga had a world class American art museum? It seems as if every important American artist is represented there! Beautiful exhibits, beautiful building and location. A wonderful surprise and we are so glad we went!
The focus of the Hunter Museum is its collection of American art, perhaps one of the largest in the southeast U.S., and heavily weighted toward oils and works on paper. The museum is on the small side and I didn’t get the impression (no pun...More
Kudos to Chattanooga for having such a high quality museum of American art. I have been to several special exhibits; one on Mexican photography, one on Impressionism, one on artists of the depression...etc. The permanent exhibit goes from Early American through contemporary.
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I would say, kids over 10 may find it more interesting. There are art activities , but would say they are for kids over 10. If your 7 year old is especially interested in creating art, then it may be OK.