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Baltimore Museum of Art

10 Art Museum Dr, Baltimore, MD 21218-3898
+1 443-573-1700
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Lovely Museum

For me, the highlight was the Cone Collection. It was remarkable and worth seeing. Learning about... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Rebecca B
Great museum

This museum was great and free. We stayed at the inner harbor for three days and one it rained so... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
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The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) is home to an internationally renowned collection of 19th-century, modern, and contemporary art. Founded in 1914 with a single painting, the BMA today has 90,000 works of art-including the largest holding of works by Henri Matisse in the world.* The museum is currently undergoing an unprecedented $28 million renovation to provide visitors with a more welcoming environment and more imaginative and inspiring encounters with art. The BMA is remaining open throughout the multi-year project so that visitors can enjoy its outstanding selection of European and American painting and sculpture from the 17th through 20th centuries and the newly reinstalled Contemporary Wing with 14 galleries showcasing the art of our time. Two beautifully landscaped gardens display an array of 20th-century sculpture that is an oasis in the city. The museum's 100th anniversary will be celebrated in November 2014 with the reopening of the grand historic entrance designed by John Russell Pope and a beautiful new presentation of the museum's distinguished collection of American art. Subsequent reopenings include expanded galleries for the African and Asian art collections and a new learning and creativity center that will open in 2015. Since 2006, the BMA has eliminated general admission fees so that everyone can enjoy the power of art. * Many of the BMA's works by Matisse are part of a special exhibition traveling to museums in Indianapolis, Minneapolis, and San Antonio in 2013 and 2014. If you are visiting to see a specific artwork, please call the BMA Box Office to make sure it will be on view.
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

For me, the highlight was the Cone Collection. It was remarkable and worth seeing. Learning about the Cone sisters was an additional plus. Pay for parking, admission is free.

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

This museum was great and free. We stayed at the inner harbor for three days and one it rained so we went to this museum and then to the aquarium. This museum is well worth the visit. Take your time to explore.

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We visited the Baltimore Museum of Art after learning about it's collections on line and in articles we'd read. The layout and curation of the painting, sculptures and installations was really well done and time flew by as we looked at the exhibits. There's so...More

Thank BobnMal
Reviewed 10 October 2017

A wonderful Sunday afternoon spent looking at amazing art from around the world. Especially liked how so many of the rooms were designed to make you feel as if you were in a period piece - extraordinarily well done. The Sunday kids' activity was great,...More

Thank craig s
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I spent about 1.5 hours perusing the collections at the museum. There is a lot to see, including the sculpture gardens. Really nice museum!

Thank BodieMoose
Reviewed 22 September 2017

It was such a pleasure to spend almost four hours on the two floors of exhibits. There were many Impressionist artists that I love including Renoir, Matisse, Picasso and many others. The Asian exhibit was so fascinating. The "Joseph Education Center" was huge. So many...More

Thank GrammyJ43
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Has been redone over the last 10 years-Always changing exhibits-Great gift shop- Tours with loops-Wide and spacious

Thank 849lawrences
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

What a nice addition to Baltimore's cultural heritage. I have visited the BMA several times over the past couple of decades and always enjoyed my visits there. Inside there are a variety of exhibits that are well displayed, the interiors are fresh and lighting is...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This free museum near Johns Hopkins houses an amazing collection spanning thousands of years of art. I especially enjoyed the modern and contemporary art collections.

Thank hrs314
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Impressive arts collection. Visited the museum in course of the study trip. Arrived by train from New York and returned back the same day.

Thank Nadya S
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Julie G
10 July 2017|
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Response from buddmar | Reviewed this property |
I thought it had a decent sampling of French Impressionist paintings ... as noted by others, the erudite and savvy art collecting Cone sisters brought a few masterpieces to Baltimore. However, I am from Philadelphia and here... More
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Jeff M
8 January 2017|
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Response from Hawk470 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Till January 29. There is an extra charge. Museum is great whether you see that exhibit or not. Some very fine Matisse in the permanent collection too.
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sara c
30 May 2016|
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Response from LarryArmold | Reviewed this property |
1) Closest known is Hopkins Inn on St. Paul Street, about 1/4 mile to the NE (can be walked). 2) Inn at the Colonnade, yes, is we think the closest quality lodging at about 1/2 mile distant at the north end of Johns Hopkins... More
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