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Hunter Museum of American Art

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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
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10 Bluff View St, Chattanooga, TN 37403-1111
+1 423-267-0968
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 2 September 2018

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.

Thank pkleinJersey
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We were with a group and had a local volunteer guide. He did a great job. The variety of the collection was great. The museum is roomy and open. We really enjoyed it.

Thank George S
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Anthony-Mary C
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Unusually good museum for a middle market city. Emphasis on contemporary paintings and sculpture. Beautiful facility.

Thank Vistar
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Enjoy a leisurely browse of the building and homes that contain a unique variety of various art styles and works of art.

Thank francmac
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

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!

Thank pkingnews
Reviewed 29 July 2018

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

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Had never heard about the museum before my visit and was absolutely bowled over by the quality of the collection and the thoughtfulness with which it was displayed. A must see!

Thank viscontigirl
Reviewed 15 July 2018

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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21 February 2018|
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Response from EmTravelNow | Reviewed this property |
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.
7 July 2016|
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Response from ckm100 | Reviewed this property |
We parked 1 block away in a no pay lot
19 July 2015|
Response from DDay1959 | Reviewed this property |
There are a number of hotels close to this museum. Google hotels near Tennessee Aquarium. This museum is about three blocks from aquarium.