The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore

4.8
The Walters Art Museum houses a vast selection of world art, including Greek sculpture, Roman sarcophagi, Art Nouveau jewelry, and medieval ivories, as well as Old Master and 19th-century masterpieces. Named for William Thompson Walters and Henry Walters, the father and son duo who collected a significant portion of the museum’s pieces, the museum opened in 1934 following Henry’s death and subsequent donation of his collection to the city of Baltimore. An audio guide is available to talk you through each exhibit. Make your Baltimore itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • A museum like the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia but this time it's free for everyone! Beautiful works are exhibited that you are neophytes or confirmed this museum is made for you!
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  • We went in to kill some time, and my exhausted friend and I were rapt. We found one amazing thing after another, with the Renaissance and Medieval collections really standing out. We were about to lea...  more »
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  • Amazing museum. Still free admission, but parking will cost you. Totally worth it. Free-air exhibits wonderfully unexpected. Easy to spend an entire day in here and not see everything. Would recommend. Small cafe and gift store for a rest stop. Multiple Pokemon go gyms and stops at this site, for the kids.
  • This museum is amazing a hidden gem in Baltimore truly wonderful if you will enjoy exploring all the amazing things they have from different eras throughout time it's a wonderful collection and free. definitely visit all the floors in little nooks and places you can you'll find so many wonderful things there are so mini artifacts and amazing paintings! What are you doing go check it out already!!

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